Montgomery County Veterans Service Commission
to Attend National Veterans Awareness Ride Event
Dayton, Ohio (May 16, 2019) – On Wednesday, May 22, the National Veterans Awareness Organization (NVAO) will arrive in Brookville, Ohio at approximately 4 p.m. during their annual National Veterans Awareness Ride (NVAR). As they leave Interstate 70, motorcycle riders will be escorted by the Brookville police and fire department to the AMVETS post 1789 located at 715 Market Street.
The visit will include a welcoming ceremony by the Brookville High School band and chorus, as well as greetings from post commander John C. Childers. The post will also serve a hearty dinner to the riders. Representatives from the Montgomery County Veterans Service Commission and Montgomery County Veteran Services will attend the event.
NVAR begins their journey in Sacramento, California, with stops along the way visiting numerous veterans’ hospitals, veterans’ organizations, and schools. Their trip ends in Washington, D.C., where they will participate in ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery to honor military personnel who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
About the National Veterans Awareness Organization (NVAO)
The National Veterans Awareness Organization (NVAO) began in 2005 as a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring all veterans. Coming from diverse backgrounds and throughout the nation, the supporters of NVAO share a common goal to remember, honor, and serve those who have defended our great country. Realizing the importance and significance of our veterans, we attempt to demonstrate our love and respect for their sacrifices by participating in one or more of the multi-faceted outreach programs that comprise this organization. Many of us also share a love of motorcycling, which provides a unique means to reach out to veterans and accomplish our goals.