BLUE STAR SALUTE DAY

 

 

WHEREAS, throughout the history of the United States of America the sacrifices necessary to maintain our liberty and freedom have consistently been borne by citizen soldiers; and

 

WHEREAS, countless men and women of our great county have proudly worn the uniform of the United States Armed Forces; and

 

WHEREAS, many of our fellow citizens are serving today in the war on terror as members of the active military, National Guard or Reserves; and

 

WHEREAS, on Armed Forces Day 2007, it is appropriate as individuals and families to reflect upon the sacrifices of our fellow citizens and to celebrate their dedication; and

 

WHEREAS, the citizens of the County of Albemarle desire to honor and acknowledge those who serve in uniform for their sacrifice and preservation of our American way of life;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that, I, Kenneth C. Boyd, Chairman, on behalf of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors do hereby recognize

 

Saturday, May 19, 2007

as

BLUE STAR SALUTE DAY

 

  in the County of Albemarle and urge all citizens of this community to honor our citizens who are serving in the United States Armed Forces by joining in the festivities of this day.

 

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