Former President George H.W. Bush has the stamp of approval.
The 41st president, who died on Nov. The book was painted by artist Michael J. Deas, who also created honoring stamps, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Humphrey Bogart. , Carey Grant and Edgar Allen Poe
The first-day-of-issue ceremony for the new stamp will be held on the President's birthday, June 12, at his presidential library in College Station, Texas.
Bush " guided the United States through the end of the Cold War and drove the creation of a multi-national coalition that successfully forced Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War, "the postal service said.
" Public service advocate, Bush explained his vision of a nation of volunteers as "a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky."