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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 http://83rd.us/ 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.