Union Township honors fallen Vietnam War veterans in Memorial Day ceremony

Union Township honors fallen Vietnam veterans
Posted at 5:43 AM, May 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 12:39:51-04

UNION TOWNSHIP (Clermont County), Ohio -- This Memorial Day, the Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 is honoring fallen soldiers who made the greatest sacrifice for our country, starting at 6 a.m. Monday.

During an eight-hour period, the names of local soldiers killed in Vietnam will be read. A field of white crosses near the helicopter memorial will bear the names of each veteran whose name is read. A memorial ceremony will then begin at 2 p.m.

The keynote speaker for this year's event is Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-Cincinnati). The Union Township Color Guard will post the colors.

Union Township Veterans Memorial Park is located at the corner of Clough Pike and Glen Este-Withamsville Road. For more information visit the website here