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Download as PDF Vol. 80 Tuesday, No. 91 May 12, 2015 Part II The President mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with D0 Proclamation 9275—Military Spouse Appreciation Day, 2015 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\12MYD0.SGM 12MYD0 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with D0 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\12MYD0.SGM 12MYD0 27235 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 91 Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Title 3— Proclamation 9275 of May 7, 2015 The President Military Spouse Appreciation Day, 2015 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The strength of our Nation’s military comes not just from the brave women and men who defend the values we cherish, but also from their families, who serve alongside them and make great sacrifices in service to our country. With determination and unshakable resolve, military spouses endure long absences and shoulder the burdens of war, constantly wondering what kind of dangers lie ahead for their loved ones. Through numerous moves and difficult deployments—often as they uproot their lives and families and restart their careers—their steadfast devotion to their spouses and to our Nation represents the best our country has to offer. On Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we recognize the selfless heroes who stand with the finest fighting force the world has ever known, and we honor their relentless courage and commitment. To fulfill our sacred promise to our service members and their loved ones, my Administration has made supporting our military families a top priority. We are working to make consistent and effective family services available, including mental health care and counseling, deployment and relocation assistance, and child care and youth programs. Through programs like the Post-9/11 GI Bill, we are investing in the education and skills of our military families, and with my Executive authority, I have taken action to protect those who have earned these benefits from abuse by fraudulent actors and unscrupulous practices, ensuring they have the proper information and support they need to make informed decisions about their education. The wives, husbands, and partners of our service members bring adaptability, creativity, resilience, and leadership—skills they demonstrate every day— to the workforce, and it is unacceptable when any military spouse struggles to find work and support their family. That is why we launched the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, an online resource to connect military spouses with meaningful career opportunities and companies that are eager to hire them. And we are reminding businesses across our country that if they want the job done right, they should hire a military spouse. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with D0 Four years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden launched the Joining Forces initiative, calling on Americans across our country to rally around service members, veterans, and their spouses. By raising awareness about the unique aspects of military life, they are helping ensure military spouses have all the opportunities and benefits they deserve. To learn more and get involved, visit www.JoiningForces.gov. Military spouses serve alongside our troops through trial and triumph, and in their example, we see the bravery and pride that reflect who we are as a Nation. These homefront heroes deserve respect and support worthy of their sacrifice and grace—every day, they should know their country supports them, is there for them, and is grateful for all they do on our behalf. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim May 8, 2015, as VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\12MYD0.SGM 12MYD0 27236 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 91 / Tuesday, May 12, 2015 / Presidential Documents Military Spouse Appreciation Day. I call upon the people of the United States to honor military spouses with appropriate ceremonies and activities. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand fifteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-ninth. [FR Doc. 2015–11616 Filed 5–11–15; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\12MYD0.SGM 12MYD0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with D0 Billing code 3295–F5

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 91 (Tuesday, May 12, 2015)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 27233-27236]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-11616]



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Vol. 80

Tuesday,

No. 91

May 12, 2015

Part II





The President





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Proclamation 9275--Military Spouse Appreciation Day, 2015


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 80 , No. 91 / Tuesday, May 12, 2015 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 9275 of May 7, 2015

                
Military Spouse Appreciation Day, 2015

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                The strength of our Nation's military comes not just 
                from the brave women and men who defend the values we 
                cherish, but also from their families, who serve 
                alongside them and make great sacrifices in service to 
                our country. With determination and unshakable resolve, 
                military spouses endure long absences and shoulder the 
                burdens of war, constantly wondering what kind of 
                dangers lie ahead for their loved ones. Through 
                numerous moves and difficult deployments--often as they 
                uproot their lives and families and restart their 
                careers--their steadfast devotion to their spouses and 
                to our Nation represents the best our country has to 
                offer. On Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we 
                recognize the selfless heroes who stand with the finest 
                fighting force the world has ever known, and we honor 
                their relentless courage and commitment.

                To fulfill our sacred promise to our service members 
                and their loved ones, my Administration has made 
                supporting our military families a top priority. We are 
                working to make consistent and effective family 
                services available, including mental health care and 
                counseling, deployment and relocation assistance, and 
                child care and youth programs. Through programs like 
                the Post-9/11 GI Bill, we are investing in the 
                education and skills of our military families, and with 
                my Executive authority, I have taken action to protect 
                those who have earned these benefits from abuse by 
                fraudulent actors and unscrupulous practices, ensuring 
                they have the proper information and support they need 
                to make informed decisions about their education.

                The wives, husbands, and partners of our service 
                members bring adaptability, creativity, resilience, and 
                leadership--skills they demonstrate every day--to the 
                workforce, and it is unacceptable when any military 
                spouse struggles to find work and support their family. 
                That is why we launched the Military Spouse Employment 
                Partnership, an online resource to connect military 
                spouses with meaningful career opportunities and 
                companies that are eager to hire them. And we are 
                reminding businesses across our country that if they 
                want the job done right, they should hire a military 
                spouse.

                Four years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill 
                Biden launched the Joining Forces initiative, calling 
                on Americans across our country to rally around service 
                members, veterans, and their spouses. By raising 
                awareness about the unique aspects of military life, 
                they are helping ensure military spouses have all the 
                opportunities and benefits they deserve. To learn more 
                and get involved, visit www.JoiningForces.gov.

                Military spouses serve alongside our troops through 
                trial and triumph, and in their example, we see the 
                bravery and pride that reflect who we are as a Nation. 
                These homefront heroes deserve respect and support 
                worthy of their sacrifice and grace--every day, they 
                should know their country supports them, is there for 
                them, and is grateful for all they do on our behalf.

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the 
                United States of America, by virtue of the authority 
                vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the 
                United States, do hereby proclaim May 8, 2015, as

[[Page 27236]]

                Military Spouse Appreciation Day. I call upon the 
                people of the United States to honor military spouses 
                with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                seventh day of May, in the year of our Lord two 
                thousand fifteen, and of the Independence of the United 
                States of America the two hundred and thirty-ninth.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

[FR Doc. 2015-11616
Filed 5-11-15; 11:15 am]
Billing code 3295-F5