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Governor Proclaims Sept. 25 ‘Arsenal of Democracy Day’

Gov. Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation calling all citizens of the Commonwealth to recognize and observe Friday, Sept. 25, as Arsenal of Democracy Day in Virginia. 

The text of the proclamation is as follows:

Whereas, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II; and

Whereas, 300,000 Virginians served in the military conflict between 1939 and 1945; and

Whereas, 11,444 Virginians died in service to our Commonwealth and our nation during World War II; and

Whereas, on Friday, September 25, 2020, the Virginia Department of Aviation, Culpeper Regional Airport, and Manassas Regional Airport will host over 60 World War II aircraft that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with a formation flight from Culpeper and Manassas to the National Mall as part of the Arsenal of Democracy flyover; and

Whereas, the aircraft will participate in a historic sequence representing the significant battles of World War II;

Not, Therefore, I, Ralph S. Northam, do hereby recognize September 25, 2020, as Arsenal of Democracy Day in our Commonwealth of Virginia, and I call this observance to the attention of all of our citizens.