It’s not easy work and it separates them from their families — again — but in this tough economy it pays well and takes care of things back home.
Unfortunately, two foreign mining companies with connections to the Koch Brothers are trying to dig a mine near the Bay that would destroy these jobs and lay waste to the environment.
Because of our unique voice as veterans and military-family members, we were asked to take action on this issue. It was a no-brainer.
Bristol Bay is one of those places where you can still find true solitude while catching salmon and hunting moose and game birds.
It’s a place where many veterans travel as tourists, earn a living as fishing guides, professional fisherman, or work on the shore supporting the fishing industry.
Thanks for joining me in defense of their jobs.