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Gold Star Family Candlelight Vigil

May 26 @ 7:00 pm

During Memorial Day weekend, we honor Families of the Fallen, those who have lost a loved one in service to our country, with a Candlelight Vigil.  

Our guest speaker is Tara Harris, eldest daughter of First Sergeant Glenn Harris of B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, who was killed in a training accident barely a year after returning home from the Battle of Mogadishu, Somalia, in October 1993. Harris will share her path to healing by reaching out to the Rangers who knew her father best. Tara discovered the surprising power of redirecting grief into something larger than herself.

Also, listen as U.S. Army Veteran and country musician, Keni Thomas, shares a special tribute for Families of the Fallen.

There will be a dessert reception beginning at 7 p.m. The Vigil procession will step off at 8 p.m., and will begin on the Museum rooftop and travel down to the Soldiers Cross in Memorial Grove.


May 26
7:00 pm
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National Veterans Memorial and Museum
300 W Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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