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"Honor and Remember Flag" pays respect to Ohio's fallen

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With the passing of our nation’s Independence Day, it is hard to forget those who have fought to maintain that independence through the years. Americans are proud to live in a nation where we are not limited by religion, race or gender—a nation where the only colors that matter are red, white, and blue. We know that many have sacrificed their lives on both native and foreign soil to preserve the liberties we enjoy today.

Throughout the year, we pay special tribute to those men and women in the United States Armed Forces who paid the ultimate price to protect those back home. These brave individuals put their lives on the line so we could sleep soundly at night, knowing that we are protected by our men and women in uniform. Until now, throughout our nation’s long military history, there has never been an officially recognized symbol that honors the service members who lost their lives in service to our country. This past Independence Day, legislation was unveiled that designates the Honor and Remember Flag as Ohio’s emblem of service and sacrifice by those who have lost their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

The distinct design of the Honor and Remember Flag is