Governor to kick off Military Appreciation Month with bill signing

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign three military bills to benefit current servicemembers and veterans during a kickoff ceremony for National Military Appreciation Month. HB 98 provides death benefits for the families of Utah National Guard members who die in the line of duty, HB 135 grants free admission to state parks for disabled veterans, and SB 35 creates a special license plate indicating the campaign or theater in which a veteran served.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert
Major General Jefferson Burton, Utah National Guard
Brigadier General Kenneth Gammon, Utah National Guard
Utah National Guard Soldiers and Airmen
Gary Harter, Executive Director for the Dept. of Veteran and Military Affairs
Rep. Paul Ray
Sen. Peter Knudson
Rep. Lynn Hemingway

When:Wed., May 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

Gold Room, Utah State Capitol
350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City UT 84114