RESOLUTION NO. RS2012-272
A resolution proclaiming May as Military Appreciation Month in Nashville and the Nation.
WHEREAS, May is National Military Appreciation Month and the month in which Americans celebrate Memorial Day; and
WHEREAS, on April 30, 1999, the Senate passed S. Res. 33 (106th Congress), entitled 'Designating May 1999 as National Military Appreciation Month', calling on the people of the United States, in a symbolic act of unity, to observe a National Military Appreciation Month in May 1999, to honor the current and former members of the Armed Forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom and peace; and
WHEREAS, the vigilance of the members of the Armed Forces has been instrumental to the preservation of the freedom, security, and prosperity enjoyed by the people of the United States; and
WHEREAS, the observance of events recognizing the contributions of the Armed Forces is a tangible and highly effective way of sustaining morale and improving quality of life for service members and their families; and
WHEREAS, it is important to emphasize to the people of the United States the relevance of the history and activities of the Armed Forces through an annual National Military Appreciation Month that includes associated local and national observances and activities; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council proclaims the month of May as Military Appreciation Month to honor those who died in service to the United States and those who continue to serve the Nation.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as proclaiming May as Military Appreciation Month in Nashville.
Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Sandra Moore, Robert Duvall
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||May 15, 2012|
|Adopted:||May 15, 2012|
|Approved:||May 16, 2012|