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Rock Ceremony



The annual Rock Ceremony at The Ohio State University, a somber tribute to the sacrifice made by alumni in service of the country, launched a series of honors for veterans this weekend.

Thursday, in a cold and steady downpour, university leadership and members of the Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC units presented a wreath of flowers at the rock that honors the lives of more than 900 Ohio State alumni. The ceremony has been celebrated for more than 100 years and includes a 21-gun salute and a rendition of “Taps.”

Wexner Medical Center Pinning



U.S. Representative Troy Balderson, members of the Ohio State Military and Veterans Services Office, and members of the OSU ROTC program visted the Wexner Medical Center to thank patients and medical center employees who served in the military. Honorees were presented with a pin.