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Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2016


Greene County News

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Veterans Services today announced the members of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2016 including one Greene County resident.

Debborah L. Wallace, who served in the Army, was among the inductees.

The Ohio veterans community and the public are cordially invited to honor the Ohioans in this year’s class by attending the Induction Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 3 at the Lincoln Theater at 769 E. Long St., Columbus.

The class of 2016 will join 498 Ohio veterans who are currently enshrined in the Hall. The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame was established in 1992 to recognize the post-military achievements of veterans in community service after their service in the U.S. Armed Forces ended. Charter members of the Hall’s Class of 1993 included the six Ohio military veterans who were elected President of the United States and all Medal of Honor recipients from Ohio. Honorees of the past 23 years include astronauts, government officials, police officers, community leaders and veterans’ advocates.

Additional information on past inductees is available at OhioVets.gov.

It’s not too early to nominate deserving veterans for the Class of 2017.

All Ohioans encouraged to attend Nov. 3 ceremony in Columbus

Story courtesy of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services.