WHEREAS, in the best interests of our National Defense it is necessary for this nation to call thousands of young men each year to serve their country as members of the armed forces; and

WHEREAS, the welfare of the men and women in the service of their country is the concern of all citizens; and

WHEREAS, the USO provides a channel through which all people may demonstrate their concern for those who serve their country; and

WHEREAS, the USO has invited the civilians of this nation to join with it in the third annual USO Month observance to make evident the pride and affection with which the members of the armed forces are regarded throughout the land;

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, as Governor of the State of Delaware and Honorary Chairman for USO, do hereby proclaim April 1958 as


and urge the citizens of this state to let their generous hospitality be assurance of our admiration for those who protect all that Americans hold sacred.

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 twenty-second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State