CHAPTER 765

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware salutes and welcomes home the men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States during the Vietnam War; and

WHEREAS, few Americans have served in the Armed Forces under more difficult circumstances; and

WHEREAS, these men and women who have served the United States during the Vietnam War deserve the thanks of a grateful Nation; and

WHEREAS, these men and women have added to the honor of the United States;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Saturday, March 31, 1973, as

HOME WITH HONOR DAY

and urge all citizens of the State of Delaware to join in a nationwide moment of silence at noon, March 31, 1973, for those who suffered most during the Vietnam War.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 26th day of March,

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred ninety-seventh.

SHERMAN W. TRIBBTT, Governor

Attest: GROVER A. BIDDLE, Secretary of State (Acting)