Stories tagged with: Ohio Flags of Honor

June 14, 2015 - 6:32pm
11 weeks 2 hours ago

 The Ohio Flags of Honor swayed in the breeze for the final day in Zanesville.

The tribute to the fallen service members of Ohio was presented for the ninth time in the Y-City on Friday and the more than 750 flags have flown all weekend at Zane Landing Park. President of the organization 'Gino' Zimmer has been spearheading the traveling memorial since he lost his own son during the War on Terror.

"My son more or less was the founder of this, I call it," said Zimmer...

June 11, 2015 - 4:06pm
11 weeks 3 days ago

Hundreds will come out to support, honor and respect our fallen heroes this weekend.

The Ohio Flags of Honor program will make its annual stop in Zanesville to remember those who have lost their lives overseas, fighting for our country. Ohio has lost 294 soldiers in battle, both in Afghanistan and Iraq. Flags of honor will be on display at Zane's Landing Park all weekend long to remember their sacrifices. Event chairman, Bud Johnson, said Muskingum County is one of only three counties...

May 29, 2013 - 4:30pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

The Ohio Flags of Honor is coming back to Zanesville. It's a touring flag display to remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country.

In our area, the flags represent Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties and the nine soldiers who died in Afghanistan or Iraq.

"Each flag that goes into the honor section has the young man, the young persons name on it, rank, and branch of service,” said Chairman Bud Johnson. “And then there is probably over 300...

October 12, 2011 - 5:22pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Military families are coming together to support our troops and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

This weekend the Ohio Flags of Honor Ceremony will lead into the 2011 Military Family Fest.  Organizer James Applegate said the flags honor Ohio soldiers who gave their lives in service of our country in Afghanistan, Iraq and around the world.

"It's going to be breathtaking," said Applegate.  "There's going to be over 400 flags, probably closer...

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