Stories tagged with: Ohio Flags

June 14, 2013 - 6:42pm
3 years 10 weeks 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...

May 11, 2011 - 11:39am
5 years 15 weeks ago

A traveling memorial exhibit is hitting the road and coming to Zanesville this weekend.

The Ohio Flags of Honor exhibit carries more than 500 flags that travel across the state honoring our fallen heroes...service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty.  Local Organizer, Bud Johnson, stresses the importance of this ceremony.

"It's a great experience. I think the kids will walk away with something when they see somebody in their own age group that has...

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