This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
2008 Annual Veterans Parade
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Veterans are seated patiently awaiting the commencement of the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony held down town at City Hall’s South Portman Plaza. Ann Willerbie of Concord Township, Ohio is seated next to her husband, a Vietnam War Veteran. She shares her thoughts on what this day means to both her and her husband.
I think it’s recognition of his service not only when he was on active duty, but since that time he has been very active in veteran’s issues as well as in recruiting for the United States Military Academy, and has served as a civilian aide to the secretary of the army since 1994.
America Supports You, an organization that supports both military men and women, recognizes the parade as one of twenty most important events in the nation.