SCIOTO COUNTY, OH (WOWK) — The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that they are going to begin giving free funeral escorts for U.S. military veterans.

They say that having this service for veterans is “a tribute that needs to be provided.”

Sheriff David Thoroughman in the press release thanks Special Deputy Greg Rucker for offering this tribute to veterans.

The sheriff says that Rucker has made arrangements with funeral homes in the area on how to request the Sheriff’s Office to do this service.