Governor Riley Salutes Military Community

Governor Riley puts the military community in the spotlight.

He's proclaiming May as military appreciation month for the State of Alabama.

Riley announced his plans at the State Capitol Thursday.

Representatives of several military groups received the proclamation in honor of the state's active and retired military personnel.

Governor Riley also proclaimed May 26th as 'Blue Star Salute Day'.

This is in conjunction with the Blue Star Salute Foundation's Annual Memorial Day event to pay tribute to the men and women of the armed forces.