Chester Nimitz $35,000 - $49,999
A five-star admiral, he held the dual command of the Pacific fleet and of U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces.
All the enlisted troops who put on a uniform and promised to defend the Constitution of the United States $250 - $499
Grove City Rotary Foundation
Knights of Columbus No. 5534
Kohl's Community Relations - AIA
Network for Good
Osceola United Methodist Church
Raymond D Althoff Trust
Reschke Electric LLC
Ridgedale Lions Club
Rotary Club of Westerville
South High School Alumni Association
Street Elite Corvette Club
Upper Arlington High School Student Council Advisors
VFW of Ohio Charities Post 4391
Westerville for Honor Flight Committee
Westerville Senior Association, Inc.
Tri-Valley Local School District Board of Education
Upper Arlington Schools
Olentangy Liberty High School DECA
The Columbus Foundation / Anonymous
Southwest Airlines SOS Charter Team
Audie Murphy $1,500-$2,499
One the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war.
Timothy & Cynthia Picciano
SMS School Account
Vanguard Charitable - Frank & Linda Wenthur Fund
Wells Fargo R&M Clark Family Foundation
Westerville Sunrise Rotary Foundation
Paul Tibbets $1,000-$1,499
Air Corps General who commanded the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War II
Vance Outdoors, Inc.
Willard Grizzell Middle School
Sullivan Brothers $5,000 - $9,999
Five brothers serving together in the U.S. Navy, all died when the U.S.S Juneau was sunk in the Pacific in November, 1942.
American Legion Porter Snyder Post 605
Batesville United Methodist Church
Cross Flags Corvette Club
Dave's Repair Service, LLC
Dennis & Lisa DeFrank
Forum at Knightbridge
Lowell & Carleen Henthorn
Michael & Fernanda Heyeck
Bob & Lisa Kavanaugh
William & Carol Killian
Lester B. "Chesty" Puller $10,000 - $19,999
Lt. General, World War I, World War II and Korean War. Most decorated U.S. Marine in history.
American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Fund
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 239
Attica Lions Club
Blendon Middle School
Children's Center for Developmental Enrichment
City Barbeque, Inc.
The Columbus Crew Foundation
Cub Scout Pack 240
DAV Chapter #3
John Del Col
Hensel Farms LLC
Hearing Edge LLC
Gary & Deborah Hurd
Knox County D-Day Event
The American Foundation
American Legion Young Bud Post 171
American Legion Auxiliary
Amvets Post #102
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Assembly #3157
Bellville Lions Club
Bellville Pythian Sister of Ohio
Citizens for Anne Gonzales
Columbus Regional Airport Authority Sandra Sweeny
Robert & Elizabeth Crook
Daughters of Erin
Charles Schwab / Tommy & Ellen Ebe
Ernst & Young Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Donald & Vera Gable
Lions Club of Westerville
Motorists Mutual Insurance Company
NATCA Charitable Foundation
Parvin S. & B.A. Titus Charitable Fund
VFW Post 9571
Wells Fargo Mr. & Mrs. Demaria
Benjamin O. Davis $2,500 - $4,999
Leader of famed African-American Tuskegee Airmen, fighter pilots and bomber crews. Later, first black general in the U.S. Air Force.
AEP Ohio Power Co - Distribution
Shootout for Soldiers, Inc.
South Central Power Co. Foundation
Dwight Eisenhower $50,000 and up
Five star general who was Supreme Allied Commander of Forces in Europe during World War II.
Jim & Marilyn Budd
CTEC Career & Technology Education Center
Health Care Logistics / Sandra Alten
Kroger Community Rewards
Machine Tool Solutions
Marysville Bunsold Middle School
Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
All Life Foundation
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
Matthew Ridgeway $20,000 - $34,999
Army General who held major commands during World War II and is most famous for resurrecting the American and U.N. war effort druing the Korean War.
Robert & Grace Kruczynski
Joseph & Lorie Kuyoth
Marengo Armory, LL
Kenneth & Joyce Mathews
Metz, Bailey & McLoughlin
Moreland Funeral Home
Beatrice Okray & Theresa Solaski
Roush Equipment, Inc.
Showe Management Corp.
The Flaherty Consulting Group
The Sokaski Recovable Living Trust
Tiberi for Congress
United Methodist Women Church of the Messiah
Westerville Senior Development, Ltd.
White Cross Lodge 308 K. of P.
Ernest E. Evans $500-$999
Captain of the U.S.S. Johnston who directed his ship to attack the Japanese fleet that was superior in number, firepower, and armor. His heroic actions enabled the success of the landing of U.S. troops on Leyte and the capture of the Philippines.