SENATE RESOLUTION No. 27

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

215th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED JANUARY 23, 2012

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  JEFF VAN DREW

District 1 (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland)

Senator  ANTHONY R. BUCCO

District 25 (Morris and Somerset)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Addiego, Beach and Greenstein

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Supports “Take a Veteran to School Day.”

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


A Senate Resolution expressing support for the “Take a Veteran to School Day” program.

 

Whereas, “Take a Veteran to School Day” is a national program developed by the History Channel in 2007 to link veterans with students and communities nationwide; and

Whereas, Under the program, schools and communities invite veterans of all backgrounds to share their stories and receive thanks for their years of service; and

Whereas, The events provide a way for students to learn more about the history of Veterans Day and about the military experiences of veterans; and

Whereas, Inviting veterans to share their stories connects the generations while helping people learn about the past; and

Whereas, “Take a Veteran to School Day” helps people to more fully understand veterans and to thank them for their service, bravery and sacrifice to our country; now, therefore,

 

     Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    This House supports the “Take a Veteran to School Day” program.

 

     2.    Duly authenticated copies of this resolution, signed by the President of the Senate and attested to by the Secretary thereof, shall be transmitted to the Adjutant General of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs, the Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Congressional Delegation from New Jersey.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This resolution supports the “Take a Veteran to School Day” program, a national program developed by the History Channel to link veterans with students and communities.  Under the program, schools and communities invite veterans of all backgrounds to share their stories and receive thanks for their years of service.  Inviting veterans to share their stories connects the generations while helping people learn about the past.  The “Take a Veteran to School Day” program helps people to more fully understand veterans and to thank them for their service, bravery and sacrifice to our country.