Blue Star Salute Photo Album 2006

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"Patriot's Day", April 17, 2006, Alabama State Auditor Beth Chapman presents Governor Bob Riley's Proclamation declaring May 20 (Armed Forces Day) to be Blue Star Salute Day within Alabama. A day set aside to pay particular honor and respect to America's military service personnel worldwide...AND, a day to pay special honor to Fallen Heroes and their family members. Standing with Ms. Chapman is Retired Army R. Glenn Nivens and Alabama's Adjutant General C. Mark Bowen.

At the same Old House Chamber ceremony, Alabama Senator Hank Erwin presents Alabama's Joint Congressional Resolution to Blue Star Salute Coordinator R. Glenn Nivens (US Army-Ret) of Shelby County.

In the background are members of the Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard.