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WNY Armed Forces Week Proclamation

In Recognition of Their 61st Anniversary

The Eight Counties of Western New York

Proclaim the Week of Sunday, May 12, through Saturday, May 18, 2024

Western New York Armed Forces Week



WHEREAS, we recognize the Men and Women of Our Armed Forces for their Honor, Courage, Devotion to Duty and their Personal Sacrifices for “Our Freedom”; and

WHEREAS, we hold a deep respect for all “Veterans” and Active Duty personnel of Our Armed Forces – Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, and Coast Guard who have and continue to protect and defend “Our Constitution, Our Flag, and Our Freedom”; and

WHEREAS, we pause to recognize their Sacrifices and at times giving their last full measure to sustain “Our Way of Life”; and

WHEREAS, we give Thanks to all Our Veterans and Active Duty Armed Forces Men and Women for their most Precious Gift to Us, “Our Freedom”;  

NOW, THEREFORE,  We the County Executives and Supervisors of the Eight Western New York Counties – Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming – Set Forth Our Hands to Proclaim and Recognize:

The 61st Anniversary of Western New York Armed Forces Week

Sunday, May 12, through Saturday, May 18, 2024

We Must Never Forget Their Sacrifices For “Our Freedom”


         Allegany County       Chautauqua County          Cattaraugus County           Erie County

         Genesee County           Niagara County               Orleans County             Wyoming County


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