Georgia marks its 64th Veterans Day Proclamation Ceremony

On Tuesday, November 6, Governor Nathan Deal signed the Annual Veterans Day Proclamation, recognizing November 11, 2018 as Veterans Day in Georgia to commemorate its 64th anniversary.

The ceremony was hosted by Commissioner Mike Roby of Georgia Department of Veterans Service and the State Veterans Service Board, in the North Wing of the State Capitol Building. Featured keynote speaker, Major General Joe Jarrard, the Adjutant General of Georgia was in attendance, as he emphasized the importance of celebrating our veterans not only on one day, but every day. The event was open to the public, including Veterans, dependents, family and friends.

“We are blessed because over the generations, brave men and women have stepped up when call has come to defend not only our nation but those around the globe,” stated Deal.

The Proclamation Signing Ceremony is a part of a long-standing annual tradition that formally recognizes November 11th as Veterans Day in Georgia. The proclamation serves to pay homage to the Veterans and formally recognize their contributions to protecting their country.

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