By Dusty Simmons, Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame
The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is calling for nominations for its sixth class of veteran honorees. The not-for-profit organization honors Hoosier veterans for service during and after active duty. To date, the IMVHOF has recognized 83 men and women for their outstanding military and civilian service.
Up to fifteen veterans will be honored for military service achievements and/or community contributions. To be eligible, a nominee must meet any one of these criteria:
Additionally, each nominee must have been honorably discharged and must be free of felony conviction.
All branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, all ages, living or deceased, and males and females will be considered equally.
The complete nomination packet and criteria can be found at imvhof.com/nominate/. Nominations will be accepted through end of day, August 1, 2019.
Nominees will be honored at the annual induction ceremony and dinner to be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Garrison on Old Fort Harrison at 6002 North Post Road in Lawrence, IN. Tickets will be available for purchase for this public event at imvhof.com.
Inductees in the IMVHOF are honored at the organization’s memorial building at 5360 Herbert Lord Road in Lawrence, Indiana. The free-standing building is the only known memorial of its kind in the nation and is open Monday-Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the IMVHOF, you can do so by mailing a check or money order made payable to IMVHOF to P.O. Box 269098, Indianapolis, IN 46226. Online donations can also be made at www.imvhof.com.
About the IMVHOF: The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 organization that was founded in 2013. Formed by representatives from government, business, and retired military. The organization strives to publically emphasize the honor brought to the state of Indiana and the nation by the sacrifice of Indiana military veterans and their families. Indiana follows a few other states who have established similar organizations. To learn more visit, www.imvhof.com.
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