CHAPTER 484

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Delaware, as one of the Nation's leading states in fishing, agriculture, chemical and synthetic manufacturing, food packaging and culture, requires and deserves an effective and dependable defense against air attack by hostile peoples; and

WHEREAS, Since 1954 Nike surface-to-air guided missiles of the United States Army Air Defense Command have provided and will continue to provide Delaware with this constant, dedicated, effective protection; and

WHEREAS, It behooves all citizens to understand more clearly the organization, equipment, fundamentals, mission and capabilities of Army Air Defense; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do designate July 26, 1960, as

ARMY AIR DEFENSE DAY

in Delaware and urge all citizens of this state to avail themselves of the opportunity to witness the demonstrations of Air Defense equipment which will be presented at the State Armory at Dover, the afternoons and evenings of July 26-27, as part of the observance of Army Air Defense Day.

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-fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State