HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3
EXPRESSING THE DEEP CONCERN OF THE 127TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE GOVERNOR AND GIRL SCOUT TROOP 284, NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE, FOR ALL AMERICAN POW'S, MIA'S, AND THEIR FAMILIES BY PROCLAIMING MARCH 11, 1973, AS A STATEWIDE DAY OF PRAYER.
WHEREAS, the people of this great nation of ours are reveling over the advent of peace in Southeast Asia and the return of American prisoners of war to their loved ones; and
WHEREAS, the young ladies of Girl Scout Troop 284 in New Castle, Delaware, have shown exceedingly great interest in the POW's of this country and in those men listed as Missing In Action; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scout Troop 284 has adopted as an Honorary Brother, Sgt. Edward A. Willing, listed as Missing In Action; and
WHEREAS, the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, in conjunction with the members and leaders of Girl Scout Troop 284, wishes to express sincere thanks for those POW's who have returned and deep concern for those POW's not yet released and for those men reportedly Missing In Action.
BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Representatives, the Senate and Governor concurring therein, that Sunday, March 11, 1973, be proclaimed as a Statewide Day of Prayer in honor of our returning American Prisoners of War, those prisoners not yet returned, those men and women still listed as Missing In Action, and the families of all.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Girl Scout Troop 284, New Castle, and to the family of Sgt. Edward A. Willing.
Approved March 9, 1973.