FOUNTAIN SQUARE (FOX19) - The Military Order of the Purple Heart honored recipients of the purple heart during a ceremony at Fountain Square on Friday.
The names of servicemen and women from Ohio were read and put on display, starting at noon.
The special event paid tribute to soldiers killed in combat in recent years.
Taylor Praczynski's dad read the list of names, the father of a Fairfield High School graduate and marine killed in Iraq in 2005.
Plaques were also presented to three local gold star family members, honoring their sons.