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 2020


Paul G. Butler, Navy, Clinton
David W. Chilson*, Navy, Wood
Richard D. Ellsworth, Army, Licking
Timothy A. Espich, Army/OHARNG, Clark
Kimberly D. Frisco, Air Force, Greene
William C. Graybill, Army, Brown
Glenn H. Grismere, Army, Warren
Kenneth P. Jakubec, Marine Corps, Mahoning
Thomas J. Jenks, Army, Cuyahoga
James D. Kaster, Army, Cuyahoga
Daniel R. Kirkpatrick, Air Force, Greene
Babe Kwasniak, Army, Cuyahoga
David C. Lange, Navy, Carroll
Jane M. Lengel, Army/OHARNG, Franklin
David G. Meyer, PhD, PE, Air Force, Montgomery
Carolyn E. Nagy, Army, Lucas
Connie Pillich, Air Force, Hamilton
David M. Ridenour, Army, Wood
James P. Schear, Navy, Stark
Alan R. Wallace, Navy, Fairfield

*Posthumous Award


AMVETS Dept. of Ohio

AMVETS Dept. of Ohio helps with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in many ways. Gary Sallade is the AMVETS representative who sits on the council for the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.