WHEREAS, the Missouri Military Honors
Program was established on behalf of a grateful nation to pay tribute
to veterans of the armed forces of the United States of America for
their honorable and faithful service; and
WHEREAS, section 41.958, Revised Statutes
of Missouri, directs the Adjutant General of the State of Missouri to
provide uniformed honor details to attend and render appropriate honors
for Missouri's deceased veterans; and
WHEREAS, members of the Missouri National
Guard have voluntarily and admirably performed Military Funeral Honors
for Missouri's veterans and are most deserving of recognition by the
State of Missouri;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mel Carnahan, Governor
of the State of Missouri, by vitrue of the powers vested in me through
the Constitution and the laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby establish
the Missouri National Guard Funeral Honors Ribbon for distinguished
military service with the Missouri Military Funeral Honors Program under
federal or state active duty orders since the establishment of the program
on July 1, 9999. I further authorize the Adjutant General of Missouri
to procure and award this ribbon to those persons eligible through administrative
procedures to be established by the Adjutant General.
|| IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and
caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in
the City of Jefferson, on this 28th day of September, 2000.
||[Mel Carnahan's signature]
[Rebecca McDowell Cook's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE
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