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The Ohio Veterans Association

Our Tribute to Our Scouts

AMVETS Department of Ohio
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American Legion Post 254
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Memorial to SSG Matt Maupin
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On September 29, 2007, veterans from American Legion Post 254, Johnstown, Ohio, Elks Lodge #391, Newark, Ohio, AMVETS Post 22, Vermilion, Ohio, The Ohio Veterans Home, and The Ohio Veterans Association paid tribute to our boy scouts who have served our veterans for five years by entertaining them, and providing their expertise in cooking foods for them.

Attending from Elks Lodge #391, Newark, Ohio: Exalted Ruler Tricia Applegate, Post Chaplain Sherry Cook, Mark Cook.

Attending from AMVETS:

Sonja Limer, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, Department of  Ohio Hospital Chairman and Deputy Representative Ohio Veterans Home.
Donald Limer, VAVS Representative Ohio Veterans Home, AMVETS Department of Ohio.

Larry Shafer, Past Commander AMVETS Post 22 and Past
Commander AMVETS District 13, Deputy VAVS Ohio Veterans Home.

Ceil Shafer, Past AMVETS Post 22 Auxiliary and past AMVETS District 13 President, Deputy  Ohio Veterans Home.

We appreciate the assistance and support of Ed Vandersluis, AMVETS Department of Ohio.

Attending from the Ohio Veterans Home: Calvin Miller, RT. and veterans of the home.

Special Guest: Captain Al Zellner, Newark Police Department Detective Bureau.

Members of VFW Post 6193, Frazeysburg, Ohio, and American Legion Post 254, Johnstown, Ohio; Commander Don Jakeway,John Wittman, Jim Foster, and Bob Householder.


Exalted Ruler Tricia Applegate, Calvin Miller, OVH,
Scoutmaster William Rissler,
accepting plaque for Troop 11


Larry Schafer, Exalted Ruler Tricia Applegate,
Paul Kerr, Bradley Kiger, Donald Limer, Sonja Limer.


Scoutmaster William Rissler, Paul Kerr,
Licking District Director Jeffrey Schiavonne.


Chaplain Sherry Cook, Elks Lodge, Calvin Miller,OVH,
Scoutmaster Paul Kerr accepting plaque for Troop 2


ER Tricia Applegate, LifeScout Bradley Kiger accepting award for Crew 420, Order of the Arrow, Scoutmaster William Rissler


American Legion Post 254 Johnstown Ohio; John Wittman, Commander Don Jakeway, Jim Foster, and Bob Householder.