U.S. President Ronald Reagan gives a pen to Rep. W. R. Archer, R-Texas, after signing H.R. 4206, Tuesday, April 10, 1984 in Washington at the White House. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Service code of 1954 to exempt from federal taxes of military employees of the U.S. who have died overseas. With the President from left, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, Sen. Roger Jepsen, R-Iowa, Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill., Treasury Secretary Donald Regan and Archer. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan gives a pen to Rep. W. R. Archer, R-Texas, after signing H.R. 4206, Tuesday, April 10, 1984 in Washington at the White House. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Service code of 1954 to exempt from federal taxes of military employees of the U.S. who have died overseas. With the President from left, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, Sen. Roger Jepsen, R-Iowa, Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill., Treasury Secretary Donald Regan and Archer. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)