Veteran of the Year

     The Putnam County Veterans Service Commission will be hosting the Fifth Annual Veteran of the Year Recognition Dinner. This event is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Continental American Legion Post 541, 109 S 5th St, Continental, OH. Cash bar will be from 5:00pm to 6:00pm and dinner will promptly begin at 6:00pm. This event will recognize a Putnam County Veteran that has been nominated and selected for "Veteran of the Year." Nomination forms can be picked up at the Veterans Office or one can be mailed to you by contacting the office (click here) and requesting one.

     This will be the third year we will be recognizing Vietnam Veterans at this event. We will also be recognizing Vietnam Era Veterans regardless of where you served and Spouses of deceased Vietnam Veterans. If you are a Vietnam Veteran, Vietnam Era or Spouse and would like to be recognized for your service to our country at this event you must call Kristi at the office and give her your name.

      The Veterans Service Commission of Putnam County MUST receive all nominations as soon as possible. NO LATER THAN SEPT 27th @ 4PM. There will be no exceptions.

       Tickets will be available by ADVANCE SALES ONLY. Space will be limited and there will be no ticket sales at the door so you must buy a ticket as soon as possible. Those participating in the Vietnam Program and Veteran of the Year Nominees will receive one (1) free ticket to the event.

      The Veterans Service Commission of Putnam County will sponsor this event. Nominations will be reviewed by the Commissioners and the Staff who then select the Putnam County Veteran of the Year for 2019 (Present Putnam County Veterans Commissioners and Staff are ineligible for nomination). We ask that all nominees attend this special event.

      If you have any further questions or need to determine eligibility of a veteran please feel free to contact the office by clicking here.


For Vietnam recognition photos see our facebook page Here.



For Vietnam recognition photos see our facebook page Here.

For News coverage click Here.