Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 89.djvu/1311

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.
PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

PROCLAMATION 4357—MAR. 25, 1975

89 STAT. 1251

Through voluntary action, each of us can join in building a productive land in harmony with nature. By a joint resolution, the Congress has pointed out the need to continue our environmental education and to promote a greater understanding of the environmental problems facing America. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GERALD R. FORD, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim Friday, March 21, 1975, as Earth Day. I call upon all concerned citizens and government officials to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. I ask that special attention be given to personal voluntary activities and educational efforts directed toward protecting and enhancing our lifegiving environment. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred seventy-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred ninety-ninth. GERALD R.

Proclamation 4357

FORD

March 25, 1975

Armed Forces Day

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation For nearly two hundred years, in times of war and peace, the Armed Forces of the United States have served the Nation with courage and devotion. In this country, and throughout the world, those who wear the uniforms of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are respected for their patriotic service. It is fitting and proper that we set aside one day each year to pay tribute to these men and women. NOW, THEREFORE 1, GERALD R. FORD, President of the United States of America and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, continuing the precedent of my five immediate predecessors in this Office, do hereby proclaim the third Saturday of each May as Armed Forces Day.