Byers

Medal of Honor recipient and Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward C. Byers Jr., U.S. Navy, stands next to Medal of Honor monument. 

COLUMBUS — A Medal of Honor recipient from Wood County will have is name put on parts of Ohio 65.

Ohio Rep. Haraz Ghanbari, R-Perrysburg, announced Wednesday House Bill 276 passed the House with a vote of 94-0, designating Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr., Medal of Honor Recipient Highway on parts of Route 65.

Also, a stretch of Ohio 25 in Perrysburg will be named Sgt. Arthur A. Mora, Jr. Memorial Highway,.

Also included in the bill is the designation of other multiple memorial highways and bridges across the state. The legislation honors and remembers distinguished veterans and recognizes community leaders and individuals who made a difference in the lives of those around them and who accomplished important work in their communities.

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