Stories tagged with: AmVets

May 23, 2015 - 4:25pm
13 weeks 5 days ago

 The 'Amvets' and Boy Scout Troop 158 joined together to honor veterans this Memorial Day weekend.

The Wildcats joined the Amvets in placing flags on the graves of all veterans in the Greenwood Cemetery. Boy Scout David Johnson said that he discovered veterans who defended our country in many battles.

"Me and my dad, we've seen some from world war II, I, Vietnam, Korea and we even found one from the Civil War," said Johnson.

The boys walked the entire...

May 28, 2011 - 4:11pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

For many kids, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer vacation. But for a local Boy Scout troop they recognize the true meaning behind the holiday.

This morning Boy Scout Troop 158 teamed with local AMVETS at Greenwood Cemetery to place American flags at the graves of our veterans. The day served not only as a time to remember those who served, but as an opportunity to bring together two generations for a common purpose.

"I thought it was perfect," said...

September 2, 2010 - 7:29pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

The gap is narrowing for the needed funds for the war memorial in downtown Zanesville, but the Veteran's Council still needs some community help.

The memorial is approximately $20,000 short of completing the display that honors Muskingum County veterans.

"We want to honor everyone that was killed in the Korean War, and WWII with a helmet with their name on it," says Jeff Dittmar of the Veteran's Council.

Currently, not all names are listed on helmets because...

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