J1116

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim May 1, 2019, as West Point Day in New York State

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J1116



Senate Resolution No. 1116

BY: Senator SKOUFIS

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
May 1, 2019, as West Point Day in New York State

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate the
establishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point and to
call upon Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim May 1, 2019, 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
cherished 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
visitors 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-seven 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 May 1, 2019, 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 May
1, 2019, as West Point Day in New York State; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of
New York.

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  • 11 / Apr / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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