PRINTER'S NO. 824
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE RESOLUTION
No.
113
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY VULAKOVICH, COSTA, AUMENT, BAKER, BARTOLOTTA,
BLAKE, BOSCOLA, BREWSTER, BROOKS, BROWNE, DINNIMAN,
EICHELBERGER, FARNESE, FOLMER, GREENLEAF, HUGHES, MARTIN,
MENSCH, RAFFERTY, REGAN, RESCHENTHALER, SABATINA, SCAVELLO,
TARTAGLIONE, VOGEL AND YUDICHAK, MAY 9, 2017
INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED, MAY 9, 2017
A RESOLUTION
Recognizing May 12, 2017, as "Military Spouse Day" in
Pennsylvania.
WHEREAS, Since the early days of the Continental Army, the
spouses of members of the armed forces have made unselfish
contributions to the well-being of their husbands and wives who
serve in uniform and the general welfare of their communities;
and
WHEREAS, Throughout the years, as the number of married men
and women in uniform has grown and as their military missions
have become more complex, their spouses have made countless
personal sacrifices to support the armed forces; and
WHEREAS, In 1984, President Ronald Reagan created "Military
Spouse Day" in recognition of the importance of spouse
commitment to the soldiers and military communities; and
WHEREAS, Military spouses often endure long separations from
their loved ones; and
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WHEREAS, Military spouses are left to single-handedly take
care of their children and homes, as well as their careers; and
WHEREAS, As volunteers, military spouses have provided
exemplary service and leadership in educational, community,
recreational, religious, social and cultural endeavors; and
WHEREAS, On "Military Spouse Day" and throughout the year, we
honor the commitment military spouses make to their loved ones;
therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Senate recognize May 12, 2017, as
"Military Spouse Day" in Pennsylvania.
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