COLUMBUS - State Senator Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) will host a ceremony on Friday, April 5, 2019 dedicating a portion of State Route 55, located in Miami County, as the “Lance LCpl Marc L. Cole Memorial Highway."
Marc served in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to Lebanon with the international peacekeeping forces during the Lebanese Civil War. He was killed in action on October 23rd,1983, during the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon along with 240 other members of the United States Military.
"Marc was a dear friend and teammate, known to all in our community as a patriotic and honorable man. He lived a life of service to his country and courageously died a hero when he was just nineteen years old," said Huffman. "Designating this highway will honor his life and sacrifice, ensuring his memory lives on.”
Senator Steve Huffman
Highway Dedication Ceremony (Event is open to the public.)
10:00 AM, Friday, April 5, 2019
Milton-Union High School in West Milton, OH