Stories tagged with: Ohio Flags of Honor Ceremony

June 14, 2013 - 6:42pm
43 weeks 5 days ago

Ohio has lost 282 heroes fighting the War on Terror both in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bud Johnson, who helps put this event on every year says the Ohio Flags of Honor is one way to honor and remember them.

"I cannot replace these Gold Star parent's children, but I can make sure that somebody remembers them," said Johnson.

The event started with a prayer followed by singing the national anthem. Mayor Tilton, the Muskingum County Commissioners and other members of the...

October 15, 2011 - 3:52pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The community gathered Saturday morning to honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice and to support those serving in the military today.

It was all apart of the 5th annual Military Fest. The day began with the Ohio Flags of Honor Ceremony with more than 400 American flags being placed in memory of fallen Ohio soldiers. In attendance was Steve Harper, who lost his son in Iraq nearly 7 years ago.

"One of the things I said when my son was killed was, 'Will America...

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