J2392

Commending the Curtis Seaman Reed Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3047 upon the occasion of its 75th Anniversary

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J2392


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Curtis Seaman Reed Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post 3047 upon the occasion of its 75th Anniversary on June
10, 2009

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend and support
the purposeful cause of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United
States of America, recognizing its long and sustained commitment to the
principles of democracy and freedom so revered by this State and Nation;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to recog-
nize the just purpose and good works of the Curtis Seaman Reed Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 3047 upon the occasion of its 75th Anniversary to
be celebrated at its meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2009; and
WHEREAS, The VFW was founded in 1899, receiving a Congressional Char-
ter in 1936, and has led the way in promoting national interest in
Veterans Affairs succeeding in creating a VA Hospital System and veter-
ans entitlements at Federal, State and Local levels; and
WHEREAS, The Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047 has faithfully served
the Harrison, New York, community and its veterans over the past 75
years, dedicating its purpose to the preservation of the values and
principles of this great republic; and
WHEREAS, Founded on June 12, 1934, the VFW Post 3047 was named after
Curtis Seaman Reed who was the first Harrison, New York, casualty of
World War I; and
WHEREAS, The occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the
Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047 is a time to pause and reflect on the
events it conducts in reverent tribute to the men and women who served
their country in defense of its ideals of democracy and freedom, on the
many contributions rendered to community organizations, and on its
continuing efforts to foster understanding of their heritage and role in
society; and
WHEREAS, The Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047 has a noble past, accom-
plishing its mission and performing its good deeds in a spirit of
comradeship true to the highest traditions of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States of America; and
WHEREAS, Mindful of its proud and honored history, the Curtis Seaman
Reed VFW Post 3047 celebrates, with just pride and true honor, its 75th
Anniversary of service to its community and the needs and values of
veterans across the State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend the
devoted leadership of the Post's outstanding Commanders, both present
and past, and the absolute commitment of its many proud members, noting
the role played by this exceptional organization and recognizing the
significance of the contributions and sacrifices of the membership of
the Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047 upon the occasion of its
75th Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Curtis Seaman Reed VFW Post 3047.

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  • 03 / Jun / 2009
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / Jun / 2009
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / Jun / 2009
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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