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    June 2, 2008, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today signed two bills that recognize and show appropriate appreciation for those who are serving our country in the military.

    “I am pleased to sign these bills in recognition of the great and selfless service provided by the fine men and women of our military,” Governor Palin said. “I know Alaskans are as appreciative as I am of the military and the efforts of those who serve to protect the freedoms we enjoy.”
    Senate Bill 214, sponsored by Senator Charlie Huggins, relates to hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for military members. Military personnel stationed in Alaska and serving in any National Guard or Reserve unit will receive free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses. The new law brings Alaska into line with most other states by waiving a residency requirement. The bill had bipartisan support in both the House and Senate, where it passed without a dissenting vote. The new law takes effect January 1, 2009......

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    Great news.
    Those who fight to keep our freedom deserve it!!

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    Not this thread again......
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlaskaHippie View Post
    Not this thread again......
    You said it..

    Here we go again.. Round #2
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    Round 3 actually....The other 2 were deleted.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlaskaHippie View Post
    Round 3 actually....The other 2 were deleted.....

    Brain, should be warming up his delete finger right about now. In the end of this he will push the nuke button on this thread for sure.
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    Most likely.


    Oh...I forgot to give the "good job" on this bill.....










































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    Oh well, I'll try and work up a warm and fuzzy feeling over discriminatory policies later....
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    I support the bill 100%.. And I'm not just saying that cause i'm in the National Guard.
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    Not sure when "selfless service" turned into a rallying cry for charity.....
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    I'm only going to lose 1 post when this thread gets deleted. Which forum should we go to next the Canoe forum. Have fun
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    Quote Originally Posted by jkb View Post
    I'm only going to lose 1 post when this thread gets deleted. Which forum should we go to next the Canoe forum. Have fun
    Now that is funny.
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    Not being aware of the previous posts you mention I can't speak to that. But, based on some of your comments (and this is where this can quickly turn into a flamethrower post) I can only say this; Being a veteran of Desert Storm (A-10 unit) and having went back in 93 and now working for the Army, those who don't or haven't served can't truly appreciate what the soldiers and their families go through. As much money as the government wastes on ineffective social programs "ie. charity", giving soldiers a break on a hunting and fishing license is no big deal in the scheme of things. I can tell you that THEY truly appreciate gestures such as this. I have no problem with it at all.

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    I left one of these threads in the game management forum that is viewable but locked for those who didn't realize this had happened. It is valuable information, but as others have noted, we don't need to go down this road of discussion again.

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