CSSCR 21(STA): Relating to the Vietnam War, to veterans and their families, and to the Vietnam War memorial entitled "The Moving Wall."
00 CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 21(STA) 01 Relating to the Vietnam War, to veterans and their families, and to the Vietnam War 02 memorial entitled "The Moving Wall." 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 WHEREAS the residents of the state should be made aware that the Vietnam War 05 memorial entitled "The Moving Wall" will be visiting seven cities in the state between May 06 and July of 2006; and 07 WHEREAS a disproportionately high number of veterans of the Vietnam War live in 08 the state, and, as a result, the residents of the state may have a better understanding of the 09 Vietnam War and the brave individuals who gave their lives during the war; and 10 WHEREAS the residents of Alaska will achieve an even better understanding of 11 veterans and veterans' issues if they visit "The Moving Wall"; 12 BE IT RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature encourages the citizens of the 13 state to take steps to achieve a better understanding of the Vietnam War and of veterans' 14 issues in general; and be it 15 FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature respectfully requests and 16 encourages the citizens of the state and representatives of all public and private agencies in
01 the state to visit "The Moving Wall" while it is in the state; and be it 02 FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature declares May 29, 2006, 03 through July 22, 2006, the Summer of Honor and Season of Gratitude to honor those who 04 gave their lives in Vietnam and to honor all of America's veterans and their families for their 05 service and sacrifices.