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Guest column/Ohio legislators have honored local veterans

May 26, 2013
By JACK CERA - State representative , The Herald-Star

As we celebrate another Memorial Day, it is important to remember that the purpose of the holiday is to honor those who gave the supreme sacrifice for their country. The Ohio Legislature recently honored local veterans for their service and sacrifice. One veteran and his family were honored for giving his life for his country. On Tuesday, the Ohio General Assembly met in a joint convention to recognize recipients of the Military Medal of Distinction. The Medal of Distinction was created through passage of Senate Bill 248 during the 127th General Assembly to honor those Ohio service members who have fallen while serving our country.

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