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To All Who Served Our Country During The Vietnam War Era
21, 1993 Vietnam Veterans Of America Chapter 649
Dedicated The Lt. Andrew Haglage Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Union Township
Park, Clermont County Ohio
V. V. A. Chapter 649 was incorporated in the State of Ohio as a 501 (C)
(19) non-profit on September 11,1992.
Written recognition by National Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America
was received on September 25th of the same year.
But the newly formed group of Vietnam Veterans had the idea for the memorial
Township Trustees approved plans for the Memorial on August 18, 1992.
Union Township Park on Glen Este - Withamsville Road and Clough Pike
was chosen because of its closeness to I-275 and Ohio 32.
The $25,000 cost for the construction came from private donations and
pledges from area businesses.
Monument Includes A Surplus Huey Helicopter,
that was actually flown in Vietnam, mounted on two 12-foot walls that
form the pedestal.
An engraved honor roll on the wall includes the names of those from Clermont
County who were killed in Vietnam.
Groundbreaking was held on September 12, 1992
of the Memorial occurred on March 21, 1993, with the official name of
"Lt. Andrew Haglage Vietnam Veterans Memorial"
Lt. Haglage, a 25 year old U.S. Marine Corps pilot from Batavia, was killed
while flying his helicopter in Vietnam in 1969