SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - A touching tribute in Springfield from a veteran who's walking across America to honor our fallen heroes.
Joe "Tiger" Patrick set up a 25'x 8' tall memorial panel at a Springfield fire station to remember the troops killed since September 11.
There are more than 6,000 pictures of men and women who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.
People paused to pay their respects Monday evening.
"These men and women, they died so that I could live and other Americans could live their dreams and live without harm coming to them, so have to ask myself am I worthy of these men and women," said Joe Patrick, Walking across America for troops.
"I miss my son and I'd do anything to have him back," said Richard Greene, son honored in memorial.
The memorial will be in Springfield until Wednesday then it heads to Columbus.
Patrick started his journey in California in April and is expected to make his final stop in Maryland next month.
Community members are donating money and supplies to the survivors of a fatal fire in Kettering.
Kettering police named their newest officer Thursday in a special ceremony.
Dayton-based PSA Airlines announced it is hiring 1,000 more employees as part an American Airlines announcement that it will be purchasing new regional jets.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a comprehensive defense policy measure Thursday evening.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol released cruiser cam video of a trooper being struck along Interstate 75.