Governor Parnell Issues Veterans Day Message
November 10, 2011, Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day:
"Each year on November 11, we set aside a day to honor our veterans: Men and women who have devoted their lives to preserving our nation's liberty. Their patriotism and commitment to our freedom is unparalleled. Their valor, integrity, spirit, and self-sacrifice leave an indelible mark upon our nation's history. They have courageously met untold challenges, fears and circumstances.
"We will not forget them or their families, surrendering their lives for the sake of freedom. So on behalf of Alaskans, to our veterans and military service members: Thank you for your outstanding service to our country, and for your continued investment in our communities. We are grateful for you, your families - and your sacrifices."