Stories tagged with: veteran's day

November 6, 2015 - 5:14pm
13 weeks 1 day ago

Veteran's Day is just less than a week away. One local vet is starting a new tradition to show support for our men and women in uniform.

Army veteran, Justin Smith, is inviting the community to join him in his "March for Vets," which is an effort to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Supporters will begin marching at the VFW post on Putnam Avenue, and will continue their strides until they reach Colony Square Mall.

"The last couple of...

November 8, 2013 - 5:10pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The Nelson T. Gant Foundation is celebrating the heroism of local African American Veterans.

Friday morning at 11 a.m at the Gant House they will host their 3rd annual Veteran's Day Program. The event will feature refreshments and a panel of veterans from different decades and wars.

"I think the farthest back will be a speaker from the Vietnam era and on up until the present, but there maybe some people in the audience who have experiences prior to Vietnam War they may want...

November 11, 2009 - 3:51pm
6 years 12 weeks ago

There is a new addition to the lawn in front of the Muskingum County Courthouse.

As a part of the Veteran's Day celebrations, veterans and their families gathered to dedicate a bench to honor those who have served and are serving as a member of the military.

"We're here to dedicate this for veterans and for the Ohio Flag Unit, the 17th Infantry Regiment, Buffalo," said Retired Master Sergeant Robert Northcut. "This is for all veterans past and present. This is the...

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