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Legislation #: 130395 Introduction Date: 5/16/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/16/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS DAVIS, GLOVER, WAGNER, MARCASON, SHARP, FORD, BROOKS, CIRCO, TAYLOR, CURLS, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON AND REED
Title: Declaring May 18, 2013, as the 2013 Salute Our Heroes KC, Armed Forces Day Celebration.

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5/13/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/16/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130395

 

Declaring May 18, 2013, as the 2013 Salute Our Heroes KC, Armed Forces Day Celebration.

 

WHEREAS, the Armed Forces of the United States of America embody the highest ideals of our nation and represent America as ambassadors of our principles to the world; and

 

WHEREAS, these brave men and women display the honor, duty and discipline of the finest fighting force the world has ever known; and

 

WHEREAS, we as a city, county, state and nation are humbled by the resolve of these men and women to respond to the call of duty and defend America, its people, and its freedoms; and

 

WHEREAS, recent conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas demand an ever-changing set of capabilities and competencies, our service members continue to serve our nation with professionalism and distinction; and

 

WHEREAS, on Armed Forces Day, we, the citizens, City Council and Mayor salute the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen who perform their duties with impeccable courage, commitment, and character; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 18, 2013, as the 2013 Salute Our Heroes KC, Armed Forces Day Celebration; 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 David Page on behalf of The Northland JC Foundation with the heartfelt appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the invaluable service to our community and country.

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