WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy individuals; and
WHEREAS today, friends and family have gathered together to honor United States Air Force Major Harvey Gaber as he returns from his second deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; and
WHEREAS Major Gaber, a graduate of Cherry Hill East, has honorably served and defended our great nation since joining the National Guard at Stockton State University, and for the last 12 years as a member of the United States Air Force; and
WHEREAS throughout Major Gaber’s military career, he has gone above and beyond the call of duty and has received numerous accolades, including the Air Force Commendation Medal and Achievement Medal; and
WHEREAS throughout the history of the United States, American veterans like Major Gaber have served with honor in the most difficult circumstances, and for that, they deserve our deepest appreciation and respect; and
WHEREAS the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township are proud and pleased to join friends, family members, and the entire Cherry Hill community as we celebrate and welcome home Major Harvey Gaber.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim Sunday, March 24, 2013, as
United States Air Force
Major Harvey Gaber Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in welcoming Major Gaber home, thanking him for his service to our nation, and wishing him health and safety as he continues defending our country, both at home and abroad.
_____________________________ Chuck Cahn
March 24, 2013