The Loveland Veterans' Memorial Committee is proud to launch the Hometown Hero Banner Program. This program salutes the brave men and women currently serving or who have served our country in the US Armed Forces.
2023 Banner Guide
The City of Loveland presents the 2023 Hometown Hero Banner Honorees. Thank you for your service:
Sergeant Clarence Anderkin
Master Sergeant George Anderson
Lieutenant Colonel John J. Arnold
Command Sergeant Major Robert Bennett
Staff Sergeant Howard Bobb
Airman First Class Donald Books
Seaman First Class Donald R. Burton
Colonel J. Scott Calder
MOMM1 Joseph H. Cole
Sergeant Robert Cox
Sergeant Tony Dilbert
Private First Class Everett H.J. Eckert
Seargeant First Class Chad Fields
Corporal Joseph R. Helm
Commander Edward Hogan
Sergeant Joshua Hultgren
Sergeant Jerry Mays
Captain Seth Mitchell
RM-2 Gerald Muennich
Staff Sergeant Ben Parker
SP-4 Jeffrey Payton
Private First Class Donald Reifenberger
Captain Brett Saffell
DS-2 Jack Seward Jr.
Staff Sergeant Jack Seward Sr.
RM-3 Louis R. Simiele
SPEC-5 Terry Stouder
Corporal David Tracy
TEC-5 Robert Vearil
Staff Sergeant Gerald Wilson
Private First Class Herbert Wilson
Corporal Kevin Zepf
Yeoman Second Class Richard Zepf
Each unique banner includes the service member's picture, rank, years of service, and awards. The service branch is depicted with the military emblem. Banners are displayed along Paxton Avenue/Oakland Avenue/State Route 48 and Loveland-Miamiville Road.
Select the square icon in the top left-hand corner of the map to view names:
Thank you to the Duke Energy Foundation and American Legion Post #256 for their generation donations to launch the Hometown Hero program. Their donations helped to offset the banners' printing, mounting hardware, and installation fees.
How to Apply
Banners will be purchased and displayed in batches. In 2024, the city will announce sale information for the next batch.
The individual to be honored must currently reside or have resided in the City of Loveland corporation limits or within the Loveland City School District.
The individual may have served in any of the six branches of military service (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, or Space Force), including the Reserve and National Guard. To be honored, the individual must meet one of the following conditions: