STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Navy Recruiting District has chosen the month of October, 1956, as Navy Month; and
WHEREAS, the Wilmington Navy Recruiting Station, in cooperation with the civic, business and educational organizations, has been zealous in the promotion of maintaining a first-rate Naval power on the high seas ; and
WHEREAS; it is the desire to raise the standing of the Philadelphia Navy Recruiting District in competition with the Navy Recruiting Districts throughout the country ; and
WHEREAS, the development of good citizenship may well stem from service to our country with the United States Navy; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of October, 1956, as
NAVY MONTH IN DELAWARE
and do strongly urge all young men to visit their Navy Recruiting Station to discover for themselves what they can do to further their educations while serving their country.
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
(Great Seal) to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Twenty-eighth day of September in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-first.