NO. R-121. JOINT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JUNE 20 AS DESTROYER ESCORT DAY.
Offered by: Senator Illuzzi of Essex-Orleans County and Senator Canns of
Whereas, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard destroyer escorts have served a vital role in protecting our nation's naval destroyers in wartime, and
Whereas, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard veterans of this proud tradition have formed the national Destroyer Escort Sailors Association, and
Whereas, the members of the DESA Northeast Chapter include many Vermonters, and
Whereas, the DESA is observing June 20 as Destroyer Escort Day, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly hereby designates June 20 as Destroyer Escort Day in Vermont, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Jack Coady, 78 West Dartmouth Street, Auburn, Maine 04210, the secretary/treasurer of the Northeast Chapter of the Destroyer Escort Sailors Association.