STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the National Guard of the State of Delaware is in the process of reorganizing for the defense of the State and Nation from aerial attack, and
WHEREAS, the National Guard of the State of Delaware can only continue an effective military organization through the universal support of, and encouragement by, all the people of the State of Delaware, and
WHEREAS, the National Guard is embarking upon a recruiting campaign for its ground and air forces and wishes at this time to call to the attention of all men between the ages of 17 and 55 the desirability of joining the Delaware National Guard and the Delaware Air National Guard.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of November as
NATIONAL GUARD MONTH
and urge each male citizen between the ages of 17 and 55 favorably consider the National Guard and enlistment therein.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twentieth
(Great Seal) day of October in the year of Our Lord, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-eighth.
By the Governor :
J. CALEB BOGGS
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State