CHAPTER 611

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 5

COMMEMORATING DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS AND CONGRATULATING THEM UPON THEIR FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY.

WHEREAS, the Disabled American Veterans is a federally chartered veteran's organization established for the purpose of providing for the welfare of the service-connected disabled veteran and his dependents; and

WHEREAS, during the year 1971, Disabled American Veterans is celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary and this Organization for fifty • years has devoted itself to providing service to disabled veterans and their dependents; and

WHEREAS, Disabled American Veterans has also been a leader in sponsoring legislation for the benefit and welfare of our nation's wartime disabled and their loved ones; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that federal, state and local governments give recognition to this outstanding service and take due cognizance of the Fiftieth Year of assisting our Nation's war disabled by this patriotic and humanitarian Organization;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware does hereby desire to recognize and pay tribute to the Disabled American Veterans Organization upon its Fiftieth Anniversary and does hereby declare the date of August 9, 1971, as a special day to honor the Disabled American Veterans;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this Resolution will be distributed to state and local Government offices so that they too may appropriately give recognition to the Disabled American Veterans on this date;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Disabled American Veterans National

Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a request that the Resolution be displayed to all delegates attending the Fiftieth National Convention of the Disabled American Veterans which is to be held in Detroit, Michigan, August 8-13, 1971.

Approved April 11, 1971.