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S.R. No. 70, as introduced: 88th Legislative Session (2013-2014) Posted on April 23, 2013

1.1A Senate resolution
1.2recognizing the first Friday in May as a statewide day to honor and commend
1.3Minnesota youth who have enlisted in the armed forces.
1.4WHEREAS, youth in the military both serve and embody America's exceptional ideals; and
1.5WHEREAS, men and women of the armed forces defend and uphold the freedom all
1.6Americans hold dear; and
1.7WHEREAS, America's status as a beacon of personal, economic, and religious liberty is
1.8protected by our strong military; and
1.9WHEREAS, joining the armed forces requires courage and commitment, values which are
1.10only more deeply instilled during one's tenure of service; and
1.11WHEREAS, young soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines of today are now being forged
1.12into the American leaders of tomorrow, in both the military and civilian life; and
1.13NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Minnesota that it
1.14recognizes the first Friday in May 2013 as a statewide day to honor and commend Minnesota
1.15youth who have enlisted in the armed forces.
JoAnne M. ZoffSecretary of the Senate Thomas M. BakkChair, Senate Committee onRules and Administration
Karin HousleyState Senator, District 39

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