Recognizing their sacrifice


Ohio American Legion 2nd District Commander Walter Meharg, of New Bremen, salutes a photo of Alexander D. Good during The Four Chaplains Memorial Service at Jackson Center American Legion Post 493 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Jackson Center Mayor Scott Klopfenstein presented a proclamation during the ceremony. The four U.S. military chaplains were not from Shelby County but are recognized across the U.S. for their sacrifice when they helped people on the sinking SS Dorchester after a German submarine attack during World War II. The four chaplains helped people get to escape boats then gave away their own life preservers before going down with the ship as they sang hymns and prayed.

Ohio American Legion 2nd District Commander Walter Meharg, of New Bremen, salutes a photo of Alexander D. Good during The Four Chaplains Memorial Service at Jackson Center American Legion Post 493 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Jackson Center Mayor Scott Klopfenstein presented a proclamation during the ceremony. The four U.S. military chaplains were not from Shelby County but are recognized across the U.S. for their sacrifice when they helped people on the sinking SS Dorchester after a German submarine attack during World War II. The four chaplains helped people get to escape boats then gave away their own life preservers before going down with the ship as they sang hymns and prayed.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Ohio American Legion 2nd District Commander Walter Meharg, of New Bremen, salutes a photo of Alexander D. Good during The Four Chaplains Memorial Service at Jackson Center American Legion Post 493 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Jackson Center Mayor Scott Klopfenstein presented a proclamation during the ceremony. The four U.S. military chaplains were not from Shelby County but are recognized across the U.S. for their sacrifice when they helped people on the sinking SS Dorchester after a German submarine attack during World War II. The four chaplains helped people get to escape boats then gave away their own life preservers before going down with the ship as they sang hymns and prayed.

Ohio American Legion 2nd District Commander Walter Meharg, of New Bremen, salutes a photo of Alexander D. Good during The Four Chaplains Memorial Service at Jackson Center American Legion Post 493 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Jackson Center Mayor Scott Klopfenstein presented a proclamation during the ceremony. The four U.S. military chaplains were not from Shelby County but are recognized across the U.S. for their sacrifice when they helped people on the sinking SS Dorchester after a German submarine attack during World War II. The four chaplains helped people get to escape boats then gave away their own life preservers before going down with the ship as they sang hymns and prayed.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/02/web1_SDN020921Chaplains.jpgOhio American Legion 2nd District Commander Walter Meharg, of New Bremen, salutes a photo of Alexander D. Good during The Four Chaplains Memorial Service at Jackson Center American Legion Post 493 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Jackson Center Mayor Scott Klopfenstein presented a proclamation during the ceremony. The four U.S. military chaplains were not from Shelby County but are recognized across the U.S. for their sacrifice when they helped people on the sinking SS Dorchester after a German submarine attack during World War II. The four chaplains helped people get to escape boats then gave away their own life preservers before going down with the ship as they sang hymns and prayed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News