CHAPTER 669

FORMERLY HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 40

COMMENDING ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT #763, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS, THE AMERICAN LEGION, DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS, DOVER AIR FORCE BASE AND THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF BUSINESSMEN — JOBS FOR VETERANS PROGRAM FOR THEIR UNLIMITED SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT NIXON'S SIX-POINT PROGRAM OF JOBS FOR VETERANS.

WHEREAS, the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the I 26th General Assembly are delighted to learn of the outstanding cooperative effort of the service organizations, veteran departments and business groups in the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, Rotary International District #763 has un4ertaken the year from March 1972 to March 1973 to place the full strength and emphasis of the members of that fine organization in a program providing jobs for veterans; and

WHEREAS, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American Veterans are continuing their employment program for veterans and expanding their activities in Veterans Job Marts and Information Centers; and

WHEREAS, the National Alliance of Businessmen — Jobs for Veterans Program has closely associated itself with Rotary International District #763 and with the above mentioned veterans organizations in searching out job opportunities, securing pledges and insuring qualified placements of veterans; and

WHEREAS, personnel of the Dover Air Force Base are conducting an ongoing program known as Project Transition and cooperating with the above named service, veteran and business organizations, to insure jobs for veterans; and

WHEREAS, personnel of the Veterans Employment Service, United States Department of Labor, have been active in coordinating the various efforts and activities of the above named groups in obtaining gainful employment for veterans;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, with the approval of the Governor, as attested by his signature appended hereto, that the General Assembly does hereby commend the above mentioned organizations for their leadership in the State of Delaware, in the cooperative program that is now being emulated in Rotary Districts throughout the United States.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be entered on the Journals of both the Senate and House of Representatives and copies be sent to the Presidents, Commanders and Directors of the above mentioned organizations.

Approved June 9, 1972.