STATE OF OKLAHOMA
1st Session of the 51st Legislature (2007)
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 8
By: Tom Ivestor and Jim Reynolds of the Senate
and Paul Wesselhoft and Rex Duncan of the House
Passed Oklahoma State Senate Feb. 14, 2007
Passed Oklahoma House of Representatives Feb. 15, 2007
Whereas, almost two million American military men and women (active guard and reserve), are on duty around the world. Many of them are engaged in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan fighting the “War on Terror”; and
Whereas, members of the United States military are making considerable personal sacrifice including long separations from their families; and
Whereas, many troops have made the supreme sacrifice including long separations from their families; and
Whereas, United States military continues to protect all Americans from those who are avowed enemies.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 51ST OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN:
THAT the Oklahoma State Legislature declares full support to our troops and their mission in conducting the “War on Terror.”
THAT the Oklahoma State Legislature on behalf of the people of Oklahoma is on record that we will not abandon our service men and women in this time of war and pledges full support to them and their efforts to secure victory.
THAT the Oklahoma State Legislature is proud of the sacrifices and bravery of our service men and women and expresses gratitude for their heroic service to the United States of America.
THAT the Oklahoma State Legislature designates February 17th, 2007 “Vets for Victory Day” in the State of Oklahoma.
This was endorsed by all 48 members (24 Democrat, 24 Republican) of the Oklahoma State Senate.
And by unanimous concurring consent of the State House of Representatives