STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, on May 12, 1973, the Dover Air Force Base will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, the Dover Air Force Base will have on display United States Air Force aircraft as well as a static display of the Military Airlift Command's giant C-5 Galaxy; and
WHEREAS, Armed Forces Day is annually held throughout the United States sometime during the month of May for the purpose of reporting to the American people the activities of servicemen and women; and
WHEREAS, the theme of this year's activities will be to inform the public of the Armed Forces' contributions not only to the National defense, but also to the military involved in human and social endeavors;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim May 12, 1973, as
ARMED FORCES DAY
in the State of Delaware and urge all citizens throughout the State to remember the gallant efforts of the individuals of the Armed Forces of the United States.
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 23rd day of April
(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 and ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State