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Legislation #: 120971 Introduction Date: 11/8/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 11/18/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CURLS, MARCASON, TAYLOR, SHARP, JAMES, JR., BROOKS, JOHNSON, CIRCO, REED, DAVIS AND WAGNER
Title: Declaring November 2012, as Warrior Care Month.

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11/7/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/8/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120971

 

Declaring November 2012, as Warrior Care Month.

WHEREAS, Warrior Care Month is dedicated to Warriors in Transition; and

WHEREAS, Warrior Transition Units and Military Treatment Facilities throughout the Army will be conducting outreach events in November to inform and educate soldiers and their families, local community members, and the wider Army audience about programs and initiatives put in place by the Army to inform, support, and be more inclusive of families and caregivers of wounded, ill, and injured soldiers; and

WHEREAS, the intent of Warrior Care Month is to inform soldiers and families of services and programs available to them to advance their successful transition either back to the Army force or into civilian life as a productive Veteran; and

WHEREAS, Warrior Care Month is focused on demonstrating the commitment made and kept by the Army and local communities towards soldiers and their families; and

WHEREAS, the intent of Warrior Care Month on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is to conduct specific outreach and/or educational events to promote programs and services available to wounded, ill and injured soldiers; and

WHEREAS, the Warrior Transition Unit of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri will conduct adaptive sports events to heighten the awareness of sports in which Warriors in Transition participate; and

WHEREAS, citizens of Kansas City are joining with General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in declaring November as Warrior Care Month; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare November 2012, as Warrior Care Month; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the help being provided to our Warriors in transition.

 

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