2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 5 - Public Holidays
Section 12-5-4 - August 3rd designated Ernie Pyle Day.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-5-4 (2017)

12-5-4. [August 3rd designated Ernie Pyle Day.]

In appreciation of the splendid work as a writer and war correspondent, and the great credit reflected upon the state of New Mexico by Ernie Pyle, one of her outstanding citizens, his birthday, August 3rd, of each year, is hereby designated as Ernie Pyle Day, upon which appropriate ceremonies shall be held in his honor and in honor of all members of the armed forces of the United States serving so valiantly in the present world war [World War II].

History: 1941 Comp., 59-107, enacted by Laws 1945, ch. 30, 1; 1953 Comp., 56-1-4.

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