national veterans memorial and museum

Ernie Hartong and his daughter Erin Sogal.
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Ernie Hartong enlisted in the army during the Vietnam War. Today, he volunteers at Columbus’s National Veteran’s Memorial and Museum.

Ernie sat down with his daughter Erin Sogal to reflect on his service, how soldiers stayed in touch with loved ones at home, and how he works to communicate his experience to young people.

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The Ohio Auditor’s Office says a food vendor’s failure to pay $122,000 in rental fees at the old Franklin County Veterans Memorial went undetected for years.

Downtown Columbus
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Three years in the making, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum opens Saturday on the banks of the Scioto River. 

The new National Veterans Memorial And Museum.
Daniel Konik / Ohio Public Radio

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum will open to the public next month. But this one of a kind facility isn’t in the nation’s capital - it's in Ohio’s capital city.

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The Veterans Memorial and Museum has been in development in downtown Columbus since 2015, but last week it added an adjective: It's now the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.