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The Ohio Veterans Association

AMVETS Department of Ohio
The Elks Lodge
American Legion Post 254
Order of the Arrow
Camp Falling Rock
Memorial to SSG Matt Maupin
Who we are
Eagle Scouts
Ohio Veterans Home
Our Purpose
Calendar of Events
Our Tribute to Our Scouts
Prior Events in past years at T J Evans Park and Camp Falling Rock
Retiring the United States Flag Ceremony
Message Board
Contact Us

Welcome to The  Ohio Veterans Association !  

See Flag Retirement for new pictures.

Aug. 15, 1945 is the official date of V-J Day, or Victory over Japan Day. V-J Day followed Victory in Europe Day by three months, and with the surrender of Japan who was the last axis power remaining, V-J Day marks the end of World War II.

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  We are beginning our sixth year entertaining veterans in a Stand Down supported by AMVETS Department of Ohio.  We are proud to be associated with AMVETS, as they supported our Fifth Annual Stand Down in 2006. The Park National Bank, Department of Ohio AMVETS, and The Elks National supported our Tribute to our Scouts at Elks Lodge #391 in Newark, Ohio, 29 September 2007.

The Department of Ohio AMVETS and AMVETS Post 22, Vermilion, Ohio were recognized for their contributions to the welfare of our veterans. We are grateful for the support of the Elks, as they are very involved in our Scouts and veterans.

A very special Thank You to our Scouts in the Licking District, Simon Kenton Council BSA, Columbus, Ohio.Our participating troop units: Troops 2, 11, 33, and Crew 420, Order of the Arrow.

We are proud to announce that veteran Eagle Scouts will be with us this year!

Boy Scout Troop Units that will attend this year:

Troops 2, 8, 9, 11, 13, 33, and Crew 420, Order of the Arrow.

 For information about reenactors and equipment please visit Thank you to Lt. Mike Felmlee for giving us permission to link to your site. Members of the 83rd will join us - including Bo Johnstone, Major, 121st Cav Recon Sqdn. 106th Cavalry Re-enactors, and 3rd Platoon, Co. F, 329th RCT, 83rd Infantry Division.


Some pictures about the 83rd Re-enactors. Picture of  vehicles and 83rd re-enactors taken at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.



Our first annual meet at T J Evans Park Newark, Ohio, September 2002

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