1973, with the still-active Vietnam War, the delegates passed two Resolutions to the National Convention. One to continue supporting the National League of Families and declare Memorial Day 1974 as a day to shout to Congress to & quote Get Our Men Home.
The National Security Committee has remained continuous with the program. In 2015, the new ALA Military Readiness Action Guide was launched. It provided members with a valuable online resource to locate services for active-duty, reservists, and National Guard members.
What is the purpose of National Security?
program promotes a strong national defense by creating and volunteering in programs that strengthen our veterans, military, and families. We can accomplish this by contacting the local USO in person or by telephone or going to www.operationgratitude.com.
How can we accomplish this as we move forward into 2021 to 2022? By continuously hosting programs that (1) support the emotional and social needs of our active military, reserves, transitioning military service members and their families (2) promote and volunteer at job fairs, serve a mentor, and work with our local Chamber of Commerce, and assisting in empowering women programs and (3) Create Yellow ribbons and display them throughout the communities (4) Present Blue Star banners to families in honor of their soldiers and present Gold Banners to the families in memory of their soldiers. This year let’s bring more awareness on the MIA/POW.
Can’t wait to see the ways your Units work this program and make sure to send me pictures.
NATIONAL SECURITY COMMITTEE