Forever stamp honoring George H.W. Bush issued today

A Forever stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush will debut today on what would have been his 95th birthday.

A first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station.

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Bush died in Houston on November 30 at the age of 94. The nation's 41st president served from 1989 to 1993. Bush, who was a World War II hero, also served as Texas congressman, CIA director and Ronald Reagan's vice president.

The stamp features a portrait of Bush painted by the artist Michael J. Deas. It is based on a 1997 photograph taken by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.