April 12, 2014: The United States Air Force Band Day

WHEREAS, Since its creation the United States Air Force has played a most vital role in our nation’s defense; and,

WHEREAS, This great military organization also has fostered the preservation of music by sponsoring bands which play at governmental and military functions; and,

WHEREAS, These bands also perform concerts for the enjoyment of the civilians of this nation; and,

WHEREAS, The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants are performing in Michigan on Saturday, April 12.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim Saturday, April 12, 2014 as The United States Air Force Band Day in Michigan.