Hometown Hero Military Banner Program

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. 

Location Map

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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:
    1. Currently be active duty (Active Duty)
    2. Be an honorably discharged veteran (Veteran)
    3. Died in the line of duty (Memorial) 


City Contact: Misty Clark, (513) 707-1437

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