J1372

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 24, 2013, as West Point Day in the State of New York

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J1372


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to
proclaim April 24, 2013, as West Point Day in New York State

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate the estab-
lishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point and to call
upon Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 24, 2013, as West Point
Day in the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, By an act of Congress, on March 16, 1802, the United States
Military Academy was established within the borders of New York State,
on the banks of the Hudson River; and
WHEREAS, The Academy and its graduates are an integral part of the
proud history of this State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, The leadership and sacrifices of the members of the Long Grey
Line have helped this country withstand countless threats to our cher-
ished democratic way of life; and
WHEREAS, The alumni have excelled not only on the battlefield but in
many fields of endeavor; and
WHEREAS, The Academy continues to provide our country with able and
dedicated future leaders; and
WHEREAS, Its scenic campus is a mecca each year for thousands of visi-
tors from across our State, continent and other countries; and
WHEREAS, The United States Military Academy is in the forefront of our
State's outstanding institutions of higher learning; and
WHEREAS, Sixty-one years ago, the late James T. McNamara, then a
member of the New York State Assembly, and a member of the Academy's
class of 1939, was the author of the State Legislature's first "West
Point Day" Resolution; and
WHEREAS, For decades, our Nation has enjoyed the legacy of freedom and
the United States Military Academy at West Point has played a vitally
significant role in the maintenance of peace and freedom; and
WHEREAS, The members of this Legislative Body are proud to commemorate
this event, marking April 24, 2013, as West Point Day in New York State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the establishment of the United States Military Academy at
West Point and to memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April
24, 2013, as West Point Day in New York State; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New
York.

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  • 19 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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Resolutions, Legislative

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