A ceremony honoring four fallen soldiers from Ross County will be held May 23rd at 10:30 AM at Southeastern High School (2003 Lancaster Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601).

“I am honored to be a part of this ceremony, which gives due recognition to the men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country,” Representative Gary Scherer said. “The event organizer, Jamie Barker and I strongly encourage the people of Chillicothe and throughout the area to attend and pay tribute to our fallen military heroes.”

During the ceremony, Rep. Scherer will give a presentation of House Bill 325, which was signed into law in December. The bill names memorial highways throughout the state, including four individuals in Ross County in honor of Staff Sgt. Joshua Gire, Master Sgt. Brad Clemmons, Pfc Gavin Colburn and Lance Cpl Aaron Reed.

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