WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM) – The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a commemorative Forever stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush.
In a statement the USPS said Mr. Bush, “… guided the United States through the end of the Cold War and drove the creation of a multinational coalition that successfully forced Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War.”READ MORE: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
The stamp is a portrait of the 41st president painted by artist Michael J. Deas. The image is based on a 1997 photograph taken by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.READ MORE: Juan Navarro, Jr. Sentenced To 35+ Years For Pornographic Images Of Six-Year-Olds
The first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held on the former President’s birthday, June 12, at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station.
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George H.W. Bush died in November of 2018, at the age of 94.