DAYTON, OH (June 15, 2018) — K99.1FM will be honoring three Ford Oval of Honor recipients at the Veterans Hero Concert on June 16th at Buckeye Harley Davidson.

The ceremony starts at 6 pm with a concert to follow, featuring Hastings and Co. and Mitchell Tenpenny. Sponsors include Buckeye Harley Davidson and Budweiser.

This year’s Oval of Honor recipients are U.S Army veteran, Carolyn Abernathy Auclair, Air Force Veteran, Captain Guy Gruters, and Air Force Veteran Lieutenant Colonel Mike Jackson.

The National Museum of the US Air Force will hold an Oval of Honor presentation on June 21st at 6 pm to honor these Vietnam veterans for their exemplary service. There will be a showing of a segment of Ken Burns’  Vietnam documentary in conjunction with the presentation and a reception before the event, all of which are open to the public. Various aircraft will also be on display, including the infamous “Hanoi Taxi,” that brought Vietnam P.O.W.’s home.

Each year the Fold Oval of Honor program recognizes common individuals who have demonstrated an uncommon commitment to serve and defend this country. Ford dealers in the Dayton region created this program to honor sacrifice, courage, and valor.

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