In the, interest of returning veterans, and in order to make more effective within the State of Delaware the provisions of--

(a) The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 {Act of September 16, 1940, Public Act 4783, 76th Congress, 54 Stat. 885, as amended to date being title 50 U. S. Code, War Appendix, Sections 301-318),

(b) The Public Law 346, 78th Congress, approved June 22, 1944, commonly known and referred to as the "G. I. Bill of Rights", and

(c) Any and all Federal laws amendatory thereof and/or supplementary thereto and/or any executive orders of the President of the United States,

there is hereby created and established the Office of "Coordinating Administrator" of the State of Delaware for the purpose of supervising the Veterans' Assistance Program; and

In order that the purposes of the Veterans' Assistance Program may be carried out, and the coordination, cooperation and elimination of overlapping functions and activities of Federal, State and Local organizations may be effected within the State of Delaware;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby appoint Colonel A. W. Foreman, United States Army, State Director of Selective Service, the "Coordinating Administrator" for the State of Delaware in the development of the "Veterans' Assistance Program", and in the exercise of his duties it is my earnest hope that channels may be established through which understanding, full cooperation and teamwork between Federal, State and Local agencies may be achieved for the common good in' meeting the vital requirements of all returning veterans.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Delaware, at Dover, this twenty-eighth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-ninth.


By the Governor:


WILLIAM J. STOREY, Secretary of State.