©2016 - Medina County Veteran Services
    Our Mission
 

To provide temporary aid and assistance to veterans, dependants and widows in time of need. The Medina County Veterans Service Office is a state mandated agency dedicated to aiding Medina County Veterans during times of need.



Click on the State of Ohio to find other County Veterans' Service Offices throughout the State.


The Veterans Service Assistance program was started over one hundred years ago (1886) to assist the Union Soldiers and their families in times of need.
Each of the 88 counties in Ohio has a board of five appointed Veterans Service Commissioners who administer the program for their respective county.

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Upcoming Events
 
August 6, 2016, "Welcome Home, Passing of the Torch" (part three). Join us as we combine the "History Project" with the "Eyes of Freedom" miniature display at the Strand Theatre in Wadsworth, Ohio. It will also consist of a Memorial Ride with a Welcome Home Ceremony In Wadsworth, Ohio. It is sponsored by Wadsworth American Legion Riders and Post #170. 129 Main St, Wadsworth, OH 44281

August 11, 4:00pm Medina County Veterans Service Commission Meeting, LOCATION: Medina   County Veterans Service Office, 210 Northland Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256

September 8, 2016, 4:00pm Medina County Veterans Service Commission Meeting, LOCATION: Medina   County Veterans Service Office, 210 Northland Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256

October 13, 2016, 4:00pm Medina County Veterans Service Commission Meeting, LOCATION: Medina   County Veterans Service Office, 210 Northland Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256
 

July 1950 - The United States pledges $15 million worth of military aid to France to help them fight in Vietnam.

July 1, 1965 - Viet Cong stage a mortar attack against Da Nang air base and destroy three aircraft.

July 8, 1965 - Henry Cabot Lodge is reappointed as U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam.

July 21-28, 1965 - President Johnson meets with top aides to decide the future course of action in Vietnam.

July 6, 1966 - Hanoi Radio reports that captured American pilots have been paraded though the streets of Hanoi through jeering crowds

July 1967 - General Westmoreland requests an additional 200,000 reinforcements on top of the 475,000 soldiers already scheduled to be sent to Vietnam, which would bring the U.S. total in Vietnam to 675,000. President Johnson agrees only to an extra 45,000.

July 29, 1967 - A fire resulting from a punctured fuel tank kills 134 U.S. crewmen aboard the USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin, in the worst naval accident since World War II.

July 1968 - General William Westmoreland, who had been in charge of the U.S. troops in Vietnam, is replaced by General Creighton Abrams.

July 3, 1968 - Three American prisoners of war are released by Hanoi.

July 1969 - President Nixon orders the first of many U.S. troop withdrawals from Vietnam

July 2, 1976 - Vietnam is unified as a communist country, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.


 
The Medina County Veterans Service Office is a 
Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War 50th Year Commemoration



Points of Interest
 
Watch! "Salute to Service"
(right here on our webpage)
 

 

 


50th Anniversary Sponsored Events

                     

August 6, 2016, "Welcome Home, Passing of the Torch" (part three). Join us as we combine the "History Project" with the "Eyes of Freedom" miniature display at the Strand Theatre in Wadsworth, Ohio. It will also consist of a Memorial Ride with a Welcome Home Ceremony In Wadsworth, Ohio. It is sponsored by Wadsworth American Legion Riders and Post #170. 129 Main St, Wadsworth, OH 44281

Click the image below for details about the Memorial Ride. 


210 Northland Drive
Medina, Ohio  
44256
 
Medina: 330.722.9368
Toll Free: 844.722.3800

Fax: 330.722.9378

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Medina County Veterans' Service Office
210 Northland Dr.  Medina, Ohio 44256 ♦ Phone: 330.722.9368 ♦ FAX: 330.722.9378 ♦ E-mail: veterans@medinacountyveterans.org
Office Hours ♦ Monday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM ♦ Tuesday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed Noon – 1:00 PM for Lunch)

Service for Those That Served and Their Families, "Because We Are Family”