Greater Cincinnati Memorial Day celebrations honor veterans and military

Memorial Day ceremonies were held Monday throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. The Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade is one of the largest in the region, attracting more people from all over the tri-states. More than 55 groups participated in the parade, ranging from the military and non-profit organizations to local businesses and community groups. The 9/11 Steel, which is a traveling memorial to the 9/11 attacks, also joined the parade route this year. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell joined the program at Cave Hill National Cemetery to honor the sacrifices made by veterans serving the country. Cave Hill Cemetery dates from 1848 and is the final resting place of three Syndicate Generals. It is also home to the first monuments carved in honor of the men who lost their lives during the Civil War. WATCH: Flyover during the West Chester Memorial Day Parade West Chester Township held a special Memorial Day event that included a giddy salute! Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7696, American Legion Post 681, and the West Chester-Union Township Historical Society collaborated to organize the event. During the parade, members of the West Chester – Union Township Historical Society read aloud the names of all veterans buried at the cemetery where more than 80 are buried, including 100 Civil War veterans.

Memorial Day ceremonies were held Monday throughout the Greater Cincinnati area.

The Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade is one of the largest in the region, attracting more people from all over the tri-states.

More than 55 groups participated in the parade, ranging from the military and non-profit organizations to local businesses and community groups.

The 9/11 Steel, which is a traveling memorial to the 9/11 attacks, also joined the parade route this year.

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell joined the program at Cave Hill National Cemetery to honor the sacrifices made by veterans serving the country.

Cave Hill Cemetery dates from 1848 and is the final resting place of three Syndicate Generals. It is also home to the first monuments carved in honor of the men who lost their lives during the Civil War.

WATCH: Flyover during the West Chester Memorial Day Parade


West Chester Township hosted a special Memorial Day event that included a giddy salute!

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7696, American Legion Post 681, and the West Chester-Union Township Historical Society collaborated to organize the event.

During the parade, members of the West Chester – Union Township Historical Society read aloud the names of all veterans buried at the cemetery where more than 80 are buried, including 100 Civil War veterans.

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