Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Many of Ohio's veterans generously and continually give to their local communities, and to our great state and national after honorably serving in the military. The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeks to honor them for their outstanding contributions to society.

Hall of Fame Class of 2017

*Edward C. Byers, Jr. - USN - Wood County

James W. Campbell - USAF - Trumbull County

Blanche Aviles Casey - USAF - Greene County

Richard DeChant, Jr. - USCG - Cuyahoga County

William DeFries - USMC - Montgomery County

David H. Dilly - USAF - Coshocton County

John A. Evans, Sr. - USAF, USA - Cuyahoga County

**Carl Felger - USA - Carroll County

Howard B. Friend - USA - Mahoning County

Robert L. Hershey - USA - Wayne County

Holly Koester - USA - Cuyahoga County

Frona A. Liston - USN - Stark County

Francis Luciotti - USAF - Licking County

James McLaughlin - USAF - Franklin County

Cloyd McNaull - USAF - Ashland County

Warren Motts - USA, OHARNG - Franklin County

Richard V. Reynolds - USAF - Greene County

Donald E. Rospert - USMC - Sandusky County

David W. Taylor - USA - Medina County

*Medal of Honor Recipient (February 29, 2016)

***Awarded Posthumously



Ohio AMVETS helps with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in many ways. We have a representitive that sits on the council for the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. 


This year, our Service Foundation paid for the Metal of Honor Award Recipient, Edward C. Byers, to be able come to the ceremony for his award. 



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