Links to different military-related organizations in Ohio
Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor
The Ohio Military Hall of Fame honors Ohio veterans who received medals for valor while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame
Ohio American Legion
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service-members and veterans.Hundreds of local American Legion programs and activities strengthen the nation one community at a time.
Ohio Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
Our mission now is to support and defend those who have defended our country and our freedoms. Our focus is to help veteran care facilities provide a warm meal, clothing, shelter, and guidance, or simply to say “Thank You.” and “Welcome Home.”
The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary (DAVA) was founded in 1922 by women who saw a need for assistance to the families, widows and orphans of disabled veterans, as well as the disabled veterans themselves. Today, in more than 2,000 Units nationwide, the DAV Auxiliary continues, more dedicated than ever before, to serve disabled veterans, with particular emphasis on the families of those veterans.
Ohio Korean War Veterans Association
Korean War & Korea Defense Veterans: A Continuity of Service in the Defense of Freedom. Incorporated June 14, 1985; Chartered by Congress June 30, 2008
Ohio Marine Corps League
The purpose of the Marine Corps League Auxiliary is to band together in comradeship the members of this Auxiliary, and to create a bond of comradeship between the Auxiliary and the Marine Corps and the Marine Corps League.
Ohio Military Order of the Purple Heart
The mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families.
Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, WWII, Vietnam, Bosnia or the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace. As we remember to never again leave even one Veteran behind, We continue to serve our Comrades, wherever they are or have been. We are here to help.
Ohio Vietnam Veterans of America
VVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans. VVA knows what returning veterans face. We have been through it before and we know that, despite all the rhetoric, returning veterans will face major problems. VVA will be here for as long as it takes to make sure that those who serve our country receive the care and respect they have earned.