CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice and his wife, Cathy, invite all West Virginians to honor the state’s military men and women, as well as first responders, by submitting photos to be showcased on two recognition trees that will be displayed during the upcoming holiday season.

This year’s recognition trees will be located in the west rotunda of the main Capitol building.

All photos, along with the submission form and tag, must be received no later than Monday, Dec. 2.

Photos may be submitted via email to or mailed to West Virginia Governor’s Mansion, ATTN: Kate E. Speece, 1716 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305.

Photocopies should be submitted, as submitted photos will not be returned. The military recognition form and tag can be downloaded at The first responder recognition form and tag can be downloaded at

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