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Governor's Wreath-Laying Ceremony - 2018
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Memorial Day ceremony honoring Ohio service members who lost their lives while serving their country, protecting our freedom and building a future for others. This event takes place every year at the Veterans Plaza on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse.


- Danny Eakins, U.S. Army Veteran, Ohio Dept. of Veterans Services - Master of Ceremonies
- Rev. Richard Ellsworth, WWII U.S. Army Veteran, Ohio State Highway Patrol Chaplain
- Brittany McCall, Gold Star Wife
- Director Chip Tansill, Ohio Department of Veterans Services
- Gov. John Kasich

The National Anthem performed the Olentangy High School, Designated Purple Star School

Pledge of Allegiance - William Etterling, Gold Star Father

Amazing Grace - Lieutenant Robert Ronan, a bagpiper from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections State Honor Guard
May 21, 2018