- The Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor Class of 2013
- May 3 2013
- Ohio State Courthouse - Columbus
- Community Bulletinboard
The fourteenth annual induction ceremony for The Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor Class of 2013 will be conducted on Friday, May 3, 2013. The ceremony will take place in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse, commencing at 11:30 a.m.
This year’s class includes representatives from the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps who served during World War II, as well as the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East.
These remarkable Ohioans have all gone above and beyond the call of duty and performed heroically in specific combat actions against armed enemies of the United States of America. For their actions, they have received such commendations as the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal.
The 2013 inductees were born in and / or entered military service from, or currently reside in various towns and cities in Ohio, including Akron, Batavia, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Fairborn, Findlay, Galion, Greenville, Hillsboro, Hollansburg, Junction City, Lakewood, Lancaster, Laura, Lebanon, Lima, Logan, Marietta, Marion, Powell, Quincy, Struthers, Washington Courthouse, Wilmington, Xenia and Zanesville
The ceremony will bring the total number of Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor inductees to two hundred and thirty-eight, of whom four have received the Medal of Honor.
The induction ceremony will be open to the public. Currently, Governor John Kasich, Congressman Patrick Tiberi, Congressman Steve Stivers and Jason Dominguez, Assistant Director of Ohio’s Department of Veterans Services, have been invited and may participate in the event, which will culminate with the singing of “God Bless The USA” by Brian Michael Smith. A tentative program for the ceremony is attached.
The Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor was established in 2000 to recognize Ohio servicemen and women who were decorated for heroism while in combat situations. Please visit our website (www.ohioheroes.org) for more information regarding The Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor and the noble service members who have been inducted into its ranks.
- Ohio State Courthouse
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