Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame nominees accepted


First Posted: 6/19/2014

COLUMBUS — The deadline for nominations for the class of 2014 Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is June 30.

The designation honors veterans who have served their communities following military service.

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame was established in 1992 to recognize the achievements of veterans in community service after their military service 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 include astronauts, government officials, police officers, community leaders and veterans’ advocates.

The Hall of Fame Executive Committee, made up of veterans, selects not more than 20 inductees annually. Men and women chosen for induction into the Hall come from all eras, all branches of service and all walks of life.

Honorees selected for this year’s class will be inducted in a ceremony in Columbus on Nov. 6, 2014. All Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame members are honored in a permanent display on the second floor of the Riffe Center in downtown Columbus.

Additional information, nomination guidelines and forms are available at http://dvs.ohio.gov/veterans_hall_of_fame.aspx

For more information, contact Mike McKinney at 614-728-0235, Michael.mckinney@dvs.ohio.gov, or Karen Kish, 614-752-8941, karen.kish@dvs.ohio.gov.