The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
A Proclamation
His Excellency Governor Deval Patrick

Whereas The 66th Air Base Group at Hancome Air Force Base supports more than 35 locations across the Nation and overseas and represents more than 10,000 active duty and civilian employees and their families; and

Whereas The 66th Air Base Wing employs a highly decorated professional corps of military and civilian personnel within the Air Force Material Command and the United States Air Force; and

Whereas The outstanding achievements of the members of the 66th Air Base Wing reflect great merit on these individuals as well as their families and the United States Air Force; and

Whereas From February 8th through the 14th, the 66th Air Base Wing will hold its annual award winners recognition week, where members of the 66th Air Base Wing will be honored as Individual Award Winners for their selfless sacrifice to our nation; and

Whereas It is appropriate that all Massachusetts citizens recognize the award winners for their achievements and service to the nation,

Now, Therefore, I, Deval L. Patrick, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby honor and commend,

The 66th Air Base Wing
Annual Award Winners

And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this twentieth day of January, in the year two thousand and twelve, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-fifth.             

By His Excellency                 
Deval L. Patrick                       
Governor of the Commonwealth          

William Francis Galvin          
Secretary of the Commonwealth         

God Save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts