Thursday, November 2nd, 12:00 p.m. Traveling Memorial Escort Arrives
The escort for the travelling memorials (Traveling Korean Memorial, Gold Star Families Memorial, Small Wars & Conflicts Traveling Memorial, & 1st Responder Traveling Memorial, arrive at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds at 12 noon.
Those participating in the escort need to meet at the staging area, the north bound rest area between Rockbridge and Logan, Ohio, no later than 11:00 A.M. Kickstands up at 11:45 p.m. We’ll arrive at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds in Lancaster at 12:00 p.m. We welcome anyone who can come to help unload and setup the memorial.
Thursday, November 2nd, 4:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony begins with the Posting of the Colors in the Field of Heroes. Those who have sponsored a Flag for their Hero(es) are invited to come post their respective flags. Afterwards, we will make our way to the Ed Sands building at the top of the hill where the McClain Silent Drill Corp will perform a demonstration. Afterwards, we will have a Veteran’s Pinning Ceremony and invite our guest speakers to speak.
To sponsor a Flag for your hero, click here, or pickup a Field of Heroes Flag Form from Les Reynolds at the Veterans Services office at 3044 Columbus-Lancaster Rd NW, Lancaster, OH.