In the 60's a marina on grapevine had that set-up.
The sign said (if you want to go to hell for stealing minnows,I'll furnish the minnows)
Gotta love it!
'A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his, or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', for an amount of 'up to and including ones life.' (Author unknown)