Governor and First Lady Justice invite West Virginians to submit photos for 2022 Military and First Responder recognition trees


CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice invite all West Virginians to honor members of the United States Military and 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, along with a third tree decorated by Gold Star mothers and families to honor their loved ones whose lives were sacrificed while serving our country.

“I am so proud to continue this holiday tradition. I love seeing the photos of so many special West Virginians each year,” First Lady Cathy Justice said.

All photos, along with the submission form and tag, must be received no later than Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

Photos may be submitted via email or mail.


West Virginia Governor’s Mansion
ATTN: Katie Morris
1716 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305

Please submit photocopies. Submitted photos will not be returned.
The military recognition form and tag can be downloaded here.
The first responder recognition form and tag can be downloaded here.

Contact Information

Jordan Damron,


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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