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ORW 2017 Veterans Recognition Ceremony

ORW 2017 Veterans Recognition Ceremony

The Ohio Reformatory for Women held a Veterans recognition ceremony honoring all those who served.

The keynote speaker was our very Northwest Region Operations Manager, Mike Meintel (Retired Major-Army). 

Mr. Meintel spoke about the impact PTSD has on veterans; by sharing the story of SFC James Blake.  Mr. Meintel along with the several offenders of the military veterans G.I.V.E. group completed the 22-push-up challenge in SFC James Blake’s honor.

The inmate G.I.V.E. Group also presented the Eyes of Freedom Memorial and Union County Military Family support groups with a monetary donation of $895.00 each.

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