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Ohio Veterans News
 

The following links are provided courtesy of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS) and provide information from national sources.

National Military and Veteran News

 

Nov 19. Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt in running for 350 jobs, new mission center:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/wright-patterson-finalist-for-350-jobs-new-support/njBSK/

 

Nov 18, Toledo Blade, Military veteran calls jobs program at V.A. ‘a godsend’:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/11/18/Military-veteran-calls-jobs-program-at-V-A-a-godsend.html#GKtzbIOjSriyZ90U.99

 

Nov 17, USA Today, VA didn't track medical job openings until this year:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/11/17/veterans-affairs-vacant-medical-jobs/19164585/

 

Nov 16, LA Times, Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-me-adv-disability-politics-20141116-story.html#page=1

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Nov 18, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus-based National Guard unit gets Ebola assignment in West Africa:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/11/17/Columbus-Guard-unit-to-Africa.html

 

Nov 17, Dayton Daily News, Local vets discover help at one-stop summit:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/local-vets-discover-help-at-one-stop-summit/nh86W/

 

Nov 16, Dayton Daily News, Ohio National Guard unit may deploy to Africa to fight Ebola:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/ohio-national-guard-unit-may-deploy-to-africa-to-f/nh8S9/

 

People Stories

 

Nov 17, Mansfield New Journal, Rough war, but he'd serve again:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/people/veterans/2014/11/16/rough-war-serve/19144227/

National Military and Veteran News

 

Nov 13, Columbus Dispatch, Screening may find high risk of suicide among soldiers:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/national_world/2014/11/12/screening-may-find-high-risk-of-suicide.html

 

Nov 12, Cincinnati Business Courier, Feds conclude investigation of Cincinnati VA:

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2014/11/12/feds-conclude-investigation-of-cincinnati-va.html

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Nov 13, Springfield News-Sun, Memorial to honor vets unveiled at Clark State:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/local/memorial-to-honor-vets-unveiled-at-clark-state/nh6sT/

 

Nov 13, Plain Dealer, New Cuyahoga County court will serve veterans charged with crimes:

http://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/index.ssf/2014/11/new_cuyahoga_county_court_to_s.html#incart_river

 

Nov 13, MorrowCountySentinel, Ohio Veterans Homes to welcome new superintendent:

http://www.morrowcountysentinel.com/news/news-news/150526490/Ohio-Veterans-Homes-to-welcome-new-superintendent

 

Nov 13, Cincinnati.com, Iraq War veterans face deadline for Ohio Veterans Bonus:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/clermontcounty/2014/11/13/ohio-veterans-bonus-dec-deadline-howard-daugherty-ohio-department-veternas-services/18960459/

 

Nov 12, Newark Advocate, More than 30 employers, all hiring, seek out veterans:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2014/11/12/employers-hiring-seek-veterans/18948917/

 

Nov 12, Akron Beacon Journal, Home Depot volunteers begin rehabbing home for veteran:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/home-depot-volunteers-begin-rehabbing-home-for-veteran-project-is-joint-venture-of-home-depot-akron-and-rebuilding-together-1.540406

 

Nov 11, NE Ohio Media, Ohio links with national Homegrown by Heroes program to promote veterans' agricultural products:

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/11/ohio_links_with_national_homeg.html

 

Nov 11, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster's Vietnam Memorial unveiled during ceremony:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/11/11/lancasters-vietnam-memorial-unveiled/18861899/

 

People Stories

 

Nov 11, Plain Dealer, 91-Year-Old WWII Vet Continues To Serve Local Community:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/11/11/columbus-ohio-91-year-old-wwii-vet-continues-to-serve-local-community.html

 

Nov 11, Plain Dealer, Navy vet Joe Dardis celebrates 100th birthday on Veterans Day:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/11/navt_vet_joe_dardis_celebrates.html

 

Nov 10, newsnet5, Northeast Ohio veteran awarded Purple Heart 46 years after killed in combat:

http://www.newsnet5.com/the-now/ne-ohio-veteran-awarded-purple-heart-46-years-after-killed-in-combat

International Military News

 

Nov 11, Washington Post, Marine pullout offers preview of what U.S. leaves behind for Afghan troops:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/marine-pullout-offers-preview-of-what-us-leaves-behind-for-afghan-troops/2014/11/10/e1e53c00-636c-11e4-bb14-4cfea1e742d5_story.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Nov 12, LA Times, Tomas Young dies at 34; soldier became antiwar activist after paralyzing injury:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-tomas-young-20141112-story.html#page=1

 

State Government and Policy News

 

Nov 12, Columbus Dispatch, Cincinnati state senator wants mandatory Selective Service signup for women:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/11/12/selective-service-for-women-is-urged.html

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Nov 12, Morning Journal, Veterans gather at Black River Landing for ceremony:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141112/veterans-gather-at-black-river-landing-for-ceremony

 

Nov 11, Cincinnati.com, Cincinnati will track veterans' employment:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/government/2014/11/11/cincinnati-veterans-employment/18852035/

 

Nov 11, Daily Jefferson, Buffalo VFW Post members pleased with monument:

http://www.daily-jeff.com/local%20news/2014/11/11/buffalo-vfw-post-members-pleased-with-monument

 

Nov 11, LimaOhio.com, Allen East celebrates veterans:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50665080/Allen-East-celebrates-veterans

 

Nov 11, Akron Beacon Journal, Kent honors fallen soldier with highway dedication:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/kent-honors-fallen-soldier-with-highway-dedication-1.540132

 

People Stories

 

Nov 11, Sandusky Register, Local women vets bravely serve country:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/news/military/6498766

 

Nov 11, Newnet5, Veterans continue giving back:

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/oh-lorain/veterans-continue-giving-back

 

Nov 11, Mansfield News Journal, WWII veteran, 92, also fought 'don't ask, don't tell':

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/state/2014/11/11/wwii-veteran-also-fought-ask-tell/18864789/

 

Nov 09, Sandusky Register, Veterans Day speaker knows all about the military

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/news/military/6463671

International Military News

 

Nov 10, Washington Post, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Wounded, dead or missed entirely by U.S. airstrikes?:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/11/10/why-its-so-hard-to-kill-islamic-state-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi/?tid=hp_mm&hpid=z3

 

Nov 10, LA Times, As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-nukes-silos-20141110-story.html#page=1

 

Nov 06, Washington Post, U.S. airstrikes target al-Qaeda faction in Syria:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/us-airstrikes-target-al-qaeda-faction-in-syria/2014/11/06/d860ef47-40fa-4f85-8753-0d9de0a6830b_story.html?hpid=z5

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Nov 06, NY Times, More Than 600 Reported Chemical Exposure in Iraq, Pentagon Acknowledges:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/07/world/middleeast/-more-than-600-reported-chemical-weapons-exposure-in-iraq-pentagon-acknowledges.html?_r=0

 

Nov 06, USA Today, Use of word 'Negro' removed from new Army regulation:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/11/06/use-of-word-negro-removed-from-new-army-reg/18630573/

 

Nov 06, NY Times, Another Ex-Commando Says He Shot Bin Laden:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/07/world/asia/another-ex-commando-says-he-shot-bin-laden.html

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Nov 10, Telegraph-Forum, Five to join county Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.bucyrustelegraphforum.com/story/news/local/2014/11/09/five-join-county-veterans-hall-fame/18770675/

 

Nov 10, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio lauds its recipients of Medal of Honor:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/11/10/ohio-lauds-its-winners-of-medal-of-honor.html

 

Nov 10, Youngstown Vindicator, Lowellville students take charge to lead city’s first veteran’s day event:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/nov/10/lowellville-students-take-charge-lead-ci/#sthash.owGHRN3f.dpuf

 

Nov 10, The Courier, Community turns out to honor vets:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/11/10/community-turns-out-to-honor-vets/


Nov 09, Chronicle Telegram, Veterans homeless shelter nearly ready:

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/11/09/veterans-homeless-shelter-nearly-ready/

 

Nov 08, Fox8, Thanking our heroes: List of free meals, discounts for military on Veterans Day:

http://fox8.com/2014/11/08/thanking-our-heroes-list-of-free-meals-discounts-for-military-on-veterans-day/

 

Nov 07, Columbus Dispatch, Learn flag etiquette as Veterans Day nears:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/11/07/learn-flag-etiquette-as-veterans-day-nears.html

 

Nov 07, Columbus Dispatch, Service to country, communities send 20 to Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/11/06/Veterans-hall-of-fame-ceremony.html

 

People Stories

 

Nov 10, Mansfield News Journal, Pair of veterans find joy in war stories, music:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/columnist/ron-simon/2014/11/09/pair-veterans-find-joy-war-stories-music/18773935/

 

Nov 10, Youngstown Vindicator, Hundreds honor 100 killed in Vietnam:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/nov/10/hundreds-honor--killed-in-vietnam/

 

Nov 09, Akron Beacon Journal, Equestrian program helps heal veterans’ unseen wounds:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/equestrian-program-helps-heal-veterans-unseen-wounds-1.539512 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Nov 04, Dayton Daily News, Dayton VA leader to return to job:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/dayton-va-leader-to-return-to-job/nhzK9/

 

Nov 02, Star Beacon, New VA clinic opens Monday in Ashtabula:

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/new-va-clinic-opens-monday-in-ashtabula/article_c1d8a77a-6200-11e4-92eb-5fc3f101c2b5.html

 

Nov 01, 10tv.com, Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/11/01/us-marine-released.html

 

Oct 31, Dayton Daily News, Ex-airman accused of stealing sensitive government files:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/crime-law/ex-airman-accused-of-stealing-sensitive-government/nhxWq/

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Nov 05, Plain Dealer, Veterans Day events provide opportunity for reflection:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/veterans_day_events_provide_op.html

 

Nov 04, Columbus Dispatch, Veterans should apply for bonus:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/11/04/veterans-should-apply-for-bonus.html

 

Nov 03, Plain Dealer, Cuyahoga Community College salutes vets with poster displays:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/cuyahoga_community_college_sal.html

 

People Stories

 

Nov 05, WCPO, Quilt of Valor to be presented to local Iraqi war veteran:

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/quilt-of-valor-to-be-presented-to-local-iraqi-war-veteran

Oct 29, Washington Post, NATO says Russian jets, bombers circle Europe in unusual incidents:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/nato-says-russian-jets-bombers-circle-europe-in-unusual-incidents/2014/10/29/6098d964-5f97-11e4-827b-2d813561bdfd_story.html?hpid=z4

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 30, USA Today, Military plane crashes near California base; 1 dead:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/29/military-plane-crash/18152499/

 

Oct 28, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt alerts personnel to remain vigilant:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/wright-patt-alerts-personnel-to-remain-vigilant/nhtFc/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 31, The Sun News, Thank a veteran next Tuesday and every day: Strong Points:

http://www.cleveland.com/strongsville/index.ssf/2014/10/thank_a_veteran_next_tuesday_a.html

 

Oct 30, The Blade, Honor Flight Northwest Ohio makes its final Washington trip
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/10/30/Honor-Flight-Northwest-Ohio-makes-its-final-Washington-trip.html#br2C5eBkMMCLj8dD.99

 

Oct 29, Portsmouth-dailytimes.com, Veterans Services plans ceremony:

http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/news/150347197/Veterans-Services-plans-ceremony

 

People Stories

 

Oct 31, Dayton Daily News, Dentist offers free day for veterans:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/dentist-offers-free-day-for-veterans/nhxDs/

 

Oct 30, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio veteran found guilty, fined over pet ducks:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/ohio-veteran-found-guilty-fined-over-pet-ducks-1.536521

 

Oct 29, ThisWeekNews.com, Gandarillas of Gahanna being inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/gahanna/news/2014/10/28/gandarilla-of-gahanna-being-inducted-into-veterans-hall-of-fame.html

International Military News

 

Oct 22, LA Times, Iraqi officials call for U.S. to step up airstrikes, military aid

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-iraq-us-military-20141022-story.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 22, Dayton Daily News, Air Force plane brings Fowle home to WPAFB:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/air-force-plane-brings-fowle-home-to-wpafb/nhqBY/

 

Oct 15, Washington Post, At VA, exploring alternative therapies for chronic pain and other ailments:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-va-exploring-alternative-therapies-for-chronic-pain-and-other-ailments/2014/10/15/78dc33d4-4fc2-11e4-babe-e91da079cb8a_story.html?hpid=z4

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 23, Chillicothe Gazette, Overhauled war memorial returns to park:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/22/overhauled-war-memorial-returns-park/17747579/

 

Oct 22, Columbus Dispatch, Stand Down volunteers help local veterans in need:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/10/21/homeless-vets-get-help-at-standown.html

 

Oct 22, Newark Advocate, Residents back off push to move veteran’s monument:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/pataskala/2014/10/22/residents-back-push-move-veterans-monument/17680253/

 

Oct 22, LimaOhio.com, Veterans food pantry being closed:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/50542017/Veterans-food-pantry-being-closed

 

Oct 21, Cleveland to hold first Veterans Day parade in recent memory Nov. 11:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/cleveland_to_hold_veterans_day.html

 

Oct 21, Columbus Dispatch, Military service inspires new Veterans Memorial design:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/10/21/place-to-learn-honor-reflect.html

 

Oct 20, Coshocton Beacon Today, Outreach event planned for veterans:

http://www.coshoctonbeacontoday.com/outreach-event-planned-for-veterans/

 

People Stories

 

Oct 21, Plain Dealer, Doug Sterner, military historian and medals expert, will speak at Hospice of the Western Reserve meeting:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/doug_strner_military_historian.html

 

Oct 15, Plain Dealer, Halloween Bash at Women's Air & Space Museum:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/halloween_bash_at_womens_air_s.html 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 15, Washington Post, At VA, exploring alternative therapies for chronic pain and other ailments:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-va-exploring-alternative-therapies-for-chronic-pain-and-other-ailments/2014/10/15/78dc33d4-4fc2-11e4-babe-e91da079cb8a_story.html?hpid=z4

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 19, Chillicothe Gazette, Pair of November events aim to help vets.

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/19/pair-november-events-aims-help-veterans/17583705/

 

Oct 16, Clermont Sun, Iraq War veterans can claim Ohio Veterans Bonus:

http://clermontsun.com/2014/10/16/iraq-war-veterans-can-claim-ohio-veterans-bonus/

 

Oct 15, Mansfield News Journal, 179th pays tribute to Bellville, Butler:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/10/15/th-pays-tribute-bellville-butler/17333035/

 

People Stories

 

Oct 19, Mansfield News Journal, Brothers make Honor Flight together:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/people/veterans/2014/10/19/brothers-make-honor-flight-together/17580035/

 

Oct 19, WCPO.com, World War II veteran celebrates 90th birthday surrounded by loved ones in Norwood:

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/norwood-community/world-war-ii-veteran-celebrates-90th-birthday-surrounded-by-loved-ones-in-norwood

 

Oct 18, WLWT.com, Miami Hamilton vets association's 5K benefits vet who had wheelchair stolen:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/miami-hamilton-vets-associations-5k-benefits-vet-who-had-wheelchair-stolen/29214990#ixzz3GhzQvr9t

 

Oct 17, WLWT.com, Vietnam vet receives honors 44 years after war:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/vietnam-vet-receives-honors-44-years-after-war/29203742

National Military and Veteran News

 Oct 15, Washington Post, At VA, exploring alternative therapies for chronic pain and other ailments:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-va-exploring-alternative-therapies-for-chronic-pain-and-other-ailments/2014/10/15/78dc33d4-4fc2-11e4-babe-e91da079cb8a_story.html?hpid=z4

 

State Military and Veteran News

 Oct 19, Chillicothe Gazette, Pair of November events aim to help vets.

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/19/pair-november-events-aims-help-veterans/17583705/

 

Oct 16, Clermont Sun, Iraq War veterans can claim Ohio Veterans Bonus:

http://clermontsun.com/2014/10/16/iraq-war-veterans-can-claim-ohio-veterans-bonus/

 

Oct 15, Mansfield News Journal, 179th pays tribute to Bellville, Butler:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/10/15/th-pays-tribute-bellville-butler/17333035/

 

People Stories

 Oct 19, Mansfield News Journal, Brothers make Honor Flight together:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/people/veterans/2014/10/19/brothers-make-honor-flight-together/17580035/

 

Oct 19, WCPO.com, World War II veteran celebrates 90th birthday surrounded by loved ones in Norwood:

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/norwood-community/world-war-ii-veteran-celebrates-90th-birthday-surrounded-by-loved-ones-in-norwood

 

Oct 18, WLWT.com, Miami Hamilton vets association's 5K benefits vet who had wheelchair stolen:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/miami-hamilton-vets-associations-5k-benefits-vet-who-had-wheelchair-stolen/29214990#ixzz3GhzQvr9t

 

Oct 17, WLWT.com, Vietnam vet receives honors 44 years after war:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/vietnam-vet-receives-honors-44-years-after-war/29203742

National Military and Veteran News

 Oct 09, NY Times, Paying Respects, Pentagon Revives Vietnam, and War Over Truth:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/10/us/pentagons-web-timeline-brings-back-vietnam-and-protesters-.html?_r=0

 

Oct 09, Dayton Daily News, Air Force General hopes to preserve key defense programs:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/af-general-hopes-to-preserve-key-defense-programs/nhfw7/

 

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 09, Morning Journal, Valor Home closer to opening after passing inspections:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141009/valor-home-closer-to-opening-after-passing-inspections

 

Oct 08, Chillicothe Gazette: Korean War memorial removed for work:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/08/korean-war-memorial-removed-work/16943295/

 

People Stories

 

Oct 12, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Local veteran headed to Hall of Fame:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/12/local-veteran-headed-hall-fame/17164131/

 

Oct 08, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron native and Vietnam POW James Bell dies at 83:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/akron-native-and-vietnam-pow-james-bell-dies-at-83-1.529736

 

Oct 03, Sandusky Register, Vietnam vet inspires students:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/news/education/6219671

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 06, 10TV, US Army soldiers heading to Liberia:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/10/06/us--united-states-ebola-military.html

 

Oct 06, ABC News, Downey Screens New Movie at Ohio Military Base:

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/downey-screens-movie-ohio-military-base-25990798

 

Oct 05, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt first U.S. base to offer pediatric trauma course:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/wright-patt-first-us-base-to-offer-pediatric-traum/nhcwR/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 08, Chillicothe Gazette, Pump House show far from uniform:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/10/07/pump-house-show-far-uniform/16883471/

 

Oct 07, Plain Dealer, Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio gets $3 million grant to aid homeless veterans here:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/volunteers_of_america_of_great.html

 

Oct 06, Youngstown Vindicator, Golf tournament is for blind and eligible disabled veterans:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/oct/06/a-sight-to-behold/#sthash.eQ2JRJq3.dpuf

 

Oct 05, Columbus Dispatch, Program provides new hope for vets in need:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/10/05/program-provides-new-hope-for-vets-in-need.html

 

Oct 03, Plain Dealer, USS Cod will fire one-gun salute to Halloween:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/uss_cod_will_fire_one-gun_salu.html

 

Sep 22, WKBN, Man indicted for fake Purple Heart plates:

http://wkbn.com/2014/09/22/man-indicted-for-fake-purple-heart-plates/

 

People Stories

 

Oct 08, Plain Dealer, Area vets among latest inductees to Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/area_vets_among_latest_inducte.html

 

Oct 08, Dayton Daily News, Six veterans honored for volunteer work:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/six-veterans-honored-for-volunteer-work/nhdbR/

 

Oct 07, NBC News, Ohio Air Force Vet Brian Wilson Helps Kurds Fight ISIS in Syria:

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/ohio-air-force-vet-brian-wilson-helps-kurds-fight-isis-n220396

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 02, LA Times, Pentagon orders changes for deficient military healthcare facilities:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-pentagon-deficient-military-healthcare-20141001-story.html

 

Oct 02, Plain Dealer, Cleveland VA benefits chief Anthony Milons talks about his new job serving Ohio veterans:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/cleveland_va_benefits_chief_anthony_milons_talks_about_his_new_job_serving_ohio_veterans.html

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 03, Plain Dealer, Deadline nears for Ohio Veterans Bonus for Iraq service:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/deadline_nears_for_ohio_vetera.html

 

Oct 02, Star Beacon, Civil War veteran’s grave to finally get a tombstone:

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/article_d9bacb24-49d3-11e4-9907-f384ea6dd3ca.html

 

Oct 02, Plain Dealer, Veterans Memorial Service Saturday sparked by 1983 bombing in Beirut:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/10/veterans_memorial_service_satu.html

 

Oct 02, Sentinel Tribune, Veterans job program gets funds:

http://www.sent-trib.com/news/veterans-job-program-gets-funds/article_48679c36-4a43-11e4-9a22-53e343bc5371.html

 

Oct 01, Mansfield News Journal, Marine dies after Monday crash:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/10/01/marine-injured-crash-dies/16552299/

National Military and Veteran News

 

Oct 1, USA Today, Tab for trucks Pentagon doesn't need could top $100M:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/30/pentagon-afghanistan-waste/16479841/

 

Sep 30, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt to cut positions, no layoffs:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/wright-patt-to-cut-positions-no-layoffs/nhYkx/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Oct. 01, Dayton Business Journal, Dayton-area firms get shot at $47M in electronic warfare work:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/10/01/dayton-area-firms-get-shot-at-47m-in-electronic.html

 

Sep 30, Morrow County Sentinel, Veterans honored at Morrow County Fair:

http://morrowcountysentinel.com/news/news/50810355/Veterans-honored-at-Morrow-County-Fair

 

Sep 30, Dayton Daily News, Local organization gets $3 million to help homeless vets:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/local-organization-gets-3-million-to-help-homeless/nhYfZ/    

 

People Stories

 

Sep 30, Youngstown Vindicator, Warren veteran finally gets his due decades after service:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/sep/30/medals-for-mettle/#sthash.sFHepwIK.dpuf

 

Sep 30, Plain Dealer, Veterans beating swords into plowshares on the farm:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/veterans_beating_swords_into_p.html#incart_river

 

Sep 26, Plain Dealer, Franklin Price handled everything from life-threatening to mundane as an Air Force doctor in Vietnam:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/09/franklin_price_handled_everyth.html

National Military and Veteran News

 Sep 27, wlwt.com, VA Secretary McDonald visits Ohio hospital:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/va-secretary-mcdonald-to-visit-ohio-hospital/28280620

 State Military and Veteran News

 Sep 28, Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Fairfield County Veterans Service has new director:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/09/28/fairfield-county-veterans-service-new-director/16402073/

 

Sep 26, 10tv.com, New Housing Program Launched For Central Ohio Veterans:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/09/26/columbus-ohio-new-housing-program-launched-for-central-ohio-veterans.html

 

Sep 25, Crains Cleveland Business, Neovets to host workshop on veteran recruitment for employers:

http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20140922/FREE/140929975/neovets-to-host-workshop-on-veteran-recruitment-for-employers

People Stories

Sep 25, The Marion Star, Eight Korean War veterans prepare to take flight:

http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2014/09/25/eight-korean-war-veterans-prepare-take-flight/16234373/
 

Sep 23, Youngstown Vindicator, Ed Schenk's service on the U.S.S. Skate “proud moment" in his life:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/sep/23/youngstown-mans-memoirs-detail-his-cold-/#sthash.hh9Wgg9P.dpuf

Sep 18, Washington Post, Senate votes to approve Obama’s plan to fight Islamist militants:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-expected-to-give-approval-to-obamas-plan-to-fight-islamist-militants/2014/09/18/f7fc229e-3f3e-11e4-9587-5dafd96295f0_story.html

 National Military and Veteran News

 Sep 22, Plain Dealer, VA invites input at town hall discussion at Cleveland RO:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/va_invites_input_at_town_hall.html

 Sep 22, Plain Dealer, Rep. Dave Joyce hosts Military Academy Information Day:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/rep_dave_joyce_hosts_military.html

 State Military and Veteran News

 Sep 21, Mansfield News Journal, Richland felt county home worth keeping:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/09/20/richland-felt-county-home-worth-keeping/15973575/

 Sep 19, Toledo Free Press, Honor Flight Northwest Ohio offers additional flight thanks to donor:

http://www.toledofreepress.com/2014/09/22/honor-flight-northwest-ohio-offers-additional-flight-thanks-to-donor

 Sep 19, Plain Dealer, TBM Avenger planes, World War II fliers gather for reunion:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/tbm_avenger_planes_world_war_i.html

 Sep 17, News-Herald, Veterans brainstorm new museum in Fairport Harbor:

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140917/veterans-brainstorm-new-museum-in-fairport-harbor

 People Stories

Sep 21, 10tv.com, Jack Hanna Makes Wish Come True For World War II Veteran:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/09/21/powell-ohio-jack-hanna-makes-wish-come-true-for-world-war-ii-veteran.html

 Sep 18, Youngstown Vindicator, Medal of Honor winner tells harrowing tale at Stambaugh:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/sep/18/medal-of-honor-winner-speaks-of-war-serv/#sthash.GDGO2Tlq.dpuf

Sep 16, LA Times, Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-congress-islamic-state-vote-20140916-story.html#page=1

 Sep 16, LA Times, N.Y. man accused of aiding Islamic State, plotting to kill U.S. troops:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-new-york-man-accused-of-aiding-isis-20140916-story.html

 Sep 15, Plain Dealer, Anthony Milons named head of Cleveland VA Regional Office

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/anthony_milons_named_head_of_c.html

 

International Military News

 

Sep 17, USA Today, New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troops:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/09/17/obama-islamic-state-iraq-syria-video/15761879/

 

Sep 16, NY Times, Shiite Militias Pose Challenge for U.S. in Iraq:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/17/world/middleeast/shiite-militias-pose-challenge-for-us-in-iraq.html?_r=0

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 16, Washington Post, U.S. military will lead $750 million fight against Ebola in West Africa:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/us-military-to-lead-ebola-fight/2014/09/15/69db3da0-3d32-11e4-b0ea-8141703bbf6f_story.html?hpid=z1

 

Sep 15, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt in the running for 350 new jobs:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/wright-patt-in-the-running-for-35o-new-jobs/nhNFL/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 17, Columbus Dispatch, Navy Reservist killed in Afghanistan was from Reynoldsburg:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/09/16/Local-Navy-reserve-killed-in-Afghanistan.html

 

Sep 15, Whiznews.com, Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice aims to help Veterans:

https://www.whiznews.com/content/news/local/2014/09/15/retired-ohio-supreme-court-justice-aims-to-help-veterans

 

Sep 15, Sentinel Tribune, Veteran still serving-Ridenour heads OSAVSC:

http://www.sent-trib.com/news/veteran-still-serving/article_e687d6e0-3cda-11e4-abd7-af674cd69a5a.html

 

Sep 15, Newark Advocate, Varied, often secretive processes used for military academy picks:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/varied-often-secretive-processes-used-military-academy-picks/15684603/

 

Sep 14, Akron Beacon Journal, Historical society looks to the public for forgotten names:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/historical-society-looks-to-the-public-for-forgotten-names-1.522565

 

People Stories

 

Sep 16, Navy Times, A gym & a prayer: Marine vet's Cross Fit business draws on personal ties:

http://www.navytimes.com/article/20140916/JOBS05/309160052/A-gym-prayer-Marine-vet-s-CrossFit-business-draws-personal-ties

 

Sep 15, Canton Repository, Local veterans get home-repair boost:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140915/NEWS/140919475/1994/NEWS

National Policy and Government News

 

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 15, USA Today, Holder announces plan to combat American militants:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/15/holder-american/15655069/

 

Sep 14, Washington Post, Obama push to hire veterans into federal jobs spurs resentment:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-push-to-hire-veterans-into-federal-jobs-spurs-resentment/2014/09/14/c576e592-2edc-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html?hpid=z1

 

International Military News

 

Sep 15, Washington Post, Iran won't team with U.S. against Islamic State:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/iran-wont-team-with-us-against-islamic-state/2014/09/15/92ea7648-3cd8-11e4-a430-b82a3e67b762_story.html?hpid=z1

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 15, LA Times, Cuts to defense budget threatened by battle against Islamic State:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-defense-cuts1-20140914-story.html

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 15, Dayton Business Journal, Kettering firm wins spot on $12M Wright-Patt engineering contract:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/09/15/kettering-firm-wins-spot-on-12m-wright-patt.html

 

Sep 14, Canton Repository, Veteran posts, fraternal halls bet on new lottery games:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140914/News/140919589#ixzz3DPjmvE00

 

Sep 08, Plain Dealer, Senator Sherrod Brown presents military service medals:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/senator_sherrod_borwn_presents.html

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 11, LA Times, Congress now eager to vote on Obama's plan to fight Islamic State:

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-na-congress-syria-vote-20140912-story.html

 

Sep 11, Portsmouth Daily Times, Gold Star Fathers to receive preference:

http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/news/50602427/Gold-Star-Fathers-to-receive-preference

 

Sep 10, Washington Post, Obama announces ‘broad coalition’ to fight Islamic State extremist group:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/lawmakers-weigh-giving-obama-authority-to-wage-war-against-islamic-state/2014/09/10/59f057b0-38fd-11e4-8601-97ba88884ffd_story.html?hpid=z1

 

International Military News

 

Sep 12, NY Times, Prospect of U.S. Attacks Captivates Syrians:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/12/world/middleeast/prospect-of-us-attacks-electrifies-syrians.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 12, USA Today, Pilot missing after 2 Navy Hornets crash in Pacific:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/12/us-navy-hornets-fa-18-pacific-crash-pilot-missing/15500263/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 12, Columbus Dispatch, Bill boosts educational support for vets:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/09/12/1-bill-boosts-educational-support-for-vets.html

 

Sep 11, Dayton Daily News, Remains of 14 veterans from as far back as WWI going to Dayton VA:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/remains-of-14-veterans-from-as-far-back-as-wwi-goi/nhK4C/

 

Sep 11, The Pen News, Ottawa County Veterans Service to present Wreaths Across America:

http://thepennews.com/news/localnews1/50608106/Ottawa-County-Veterans-Service-to-present-Wreaths-Across-America

 

Sep 11, Portsmouth Daily Times, Compass, RSVP team up to honor veterans:

http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/news/50605446/Compass-RSVP-team-up-to-honor-veterans

 

Sep 11, LimaOhio.com, Task Force Lima advised to refurbish plant, keep up with counterparts:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/business-news/50297687/Task-Force-Lima-advised-to-refurbish-plant-keep-up-with-counterparts

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 10, Columbus Dispatch, Military campaign against ISIS gathers support in Congress:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/09/10/military-campaign-gathers-support.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 09, Army Times, Army activates its first cyber protection brigade:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140909/NEWS04/309090067/

 

Sep 09, Military Times, Atheist airman must swear 'so help me God' or get out in November:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140909/NEWS05/309090065/Atheist-airman-must-swear-help-me-God-get-out-November

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 10, local12.com, Ohio's governor has ordered flags flown at half-staff:

http://local12.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/ohio-governor-orders-flags-flown-at-halfstaff-thursday-17422.shtml

 

Sep 09, Sandusky Register, What are those special markings on OVH headstones:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/news/local/6056416

 

Sep 09, Plain Dealer, Fallen Feathers Memorial will be dedicated in new home:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/fallen_feathers_memorial_dedic.html

 

Sep 09, LimaOhio.com, Allen County veterans groups to move to annex:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/50282001/Veterans-groups-to-move-to-annex

 

People Stories

 

Sep 09, Fox8.com, War veteran amazed, humbled by new home for family:

http://fox8.com/2014/09/09/war-veteran-amazed-humbled-by-new-home-for-family/

 

Sep 08, Plain Dealer, Westlake Marine Kevin Midgley now a machine-gunner in Afghanistan:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/09/westlake_marine_kevin_midgley.html

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 07, NY Times, Destroying ISIS May Take Years, U.S. Officials Say:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/world/middleeast/destroying-isis-may-take-3-years-white-house-says.html?_r=0

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 06, LA Times, Seniors boost number of veterans deemed unemployable:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-adv-veteran-unemployability-20140907-story.html#page=1

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 03, FairbornDailyHerald.com, More expansion of Unmanned Aircraft Systems capabilities in Ohio:

http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/news/news/50490246/More-expansion-of-Unmanned-Aircraft-Systems-capabilities-in-Ohio

 

People Stories

 

Sep 08, Chronicle Telegram, Transitional home for homeless veterans in Lorain nearly ready:

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/09/08/transitional-home-homeless-veterans-lorain-nearly-ready/

 

Sep 07, NewsNet5, New home under construction to help local soldier:

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/new-home-under-construction-for-former-soldier

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 05, USA Today, Obama team suspects Syria still has chemical weapons:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/09/05/obama-samantha-power-syria-chemical-weapons-isil/15118345/

 

Sep 02, LA Times, Democratic senator to introduce bill for airstrikes in Syria:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/healthcare/la-pn-congress-isis-20140902-story.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 05, Washington Post, Miscommunication blamed for deadly US mistake:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/miscommunication-blamed-for-deadly-us-mistake/2014/09/05/a9dee816-34cc-11e4-9f4d-24103cb8b742_story.html

 

Sep 04, USA Today, Shirt worn by bin Laden's killer bound for museum:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/04/navy-seal-shirt-shot-bin-laden/15065961/

 

Sep 04, Dayton Daily News, Air Force museum to reassemble 20-story Titan rocket:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/air-force-museum-to-reassemble-20-story-titan-rock/nhFZj/

 

Sep 03, USA Today, Ex-Air Force instructor in prison for sex assault dies:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/03/military-training-instructor-sex-assault-dies-prison/15007015/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 05, Army Times, Ohio college becoming leader in drone technology:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140905/EDU/309050047/Ohio-college-becoming-leader-drone-technology

 

Sep 04, Washington Post, Short on cash, the Army National Guard is cutting back on drilling nationwide:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/09/04/short-on-cash-the-army-national-guard-is-cutting-back-on-drilling-nationwide/

 

People Stories

 

Sep 5, Newark Advocate, Local veterans preparing to unveil fifth mural:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2014/09/04/local-veterans-preparing-unveil-fifth-mural/15093283/

National Policy and Government News

 

Sep 01, Washington Post, Pentagon set to open second drone base in Niger as it expands operations in Africa:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/pentagon-set-to-open-second-drone-base-in-niger-as-it-expands-operations-in-africa/2014/08/31/365489c4-2eb8-11e4-994d-202962a9150c_story.html?hpid=z1

 

Aug 30, USA Today, Kerry calls on world to defeat 'cancer' of Islamic State:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/08/30/kerry-mccain-graham-is-isis-nyt/14865653/

 

Aug 28, LA Times, Support for U.S. overseas involvement jumps, poll finds:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-foreign-policy-poll-20140828-story.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 01, Circleville Today.com, VIEWPOINT: U.S. military academy applications due soon:

http://www.circlevilletoday.com/comment/viewpoint-u-s-military-academy-applications-due-soon/article_d7c965ac-8aa9-5649-9907-e09aa29a527a.html

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Sep 01, Cincinnati.com, USO Lounges at CVG need snack donations:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/hebron/2014/09/01/uso-lounges-cvg-need-snack-donations/14919047/

 

Sep 01, Newark Advocate, Veterans look to farming to help them grow and heal:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/state/2014/08/31/veterans-look-farming-help-grow-heal/14904559/

 

Aug 30, LimaOhio.com, Ohio Army Guard postpones drills to save money:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/50234415/Ohio-Army-Guard-postpones-drills-to-save-money#.VAYWmMttp9M

 

People Stories

 

Sep 02, Canton Repository, WWII Then and Now: Feeling the atomic 'heat':

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140902/Lifestyle/140909962#ixzz3CBht327s

 

Aug 31, Mansfield News Journal, Eggeman has seen much of the world with 179th:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/08/31/eggeman-seen-much-world-th/14897765/

National Military and Veteran News

 

Aug 29, Plain Dealer, Cleveland VA Medical Center to hold town hall meeting Sept. 2:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/08/va_medical_center_to_hold_town.html

 

Aug 28, Washington Post, Missing F-15 jet pilot was fatally injured in crash in Va. Mountains:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/military-official-missing-f-15-jet-pilot-was-fatally-injured-in-crash-in-va-mountains/2014/08/28/438927de-2f22-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html

 

Aug 28, Dayton Daily News, VA to hold town hall meeting with veterans:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/va-to-hold-town-hall-meeting-with-veterans/nhBdQ/

 

Aug 28, Plain Dealer, Check out Navy's sharp summer whites uniforms for Saturday's game vs. Ohio State:

http://www.cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/2014/08/check_out_navys_sharp_summer_w.html

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Aug 29, Youngstown Vindicator, Canfield Fair ribbon-cutting honors veterans, military members:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/aug/29/patriotic-fare/#sthash.2QRrp5FA.dpuf

 

Aug 28, Coshocton Tribune, DAV unveils new veterans van:

http://www.coshoctontribune.com/story/news/local/2014/08/28/dav-unveils-new-veterans-van/14761953/

 

Aug 28, Plain Dealer, USS Cod will fire gun/diesel salutes to National Air Show:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/08/uss_cod_will_fire_gundiesel_sa.html

National Policy and Government News

 

Aug 26, USA Today, Obama to veterans: New culture of accountability at VA:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/08/26/obama-veterans-american-legion/14607759/

 

Aug 26, NY Times, No Link Found for Deaths and Veterans’ Care Delays:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/no-link-found-for-deaths-and-veterans-care-delays.html?ref=health&_r=0

 

Aug 25, Cincinnati.com, VA details sweeping changes to speed care to veterans:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/25/va-veterans-affairs/14574175/

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Aug 27, USA Today, F-15 reports emergency, crashes in Virginia forest:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/27/military-plane-crashes-forest/14676719/

 

Aug 26, Washington Post: U.S. rules out coordinating with Assad on airstrikes against Islamists in Syria:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-rules-out-coordinating-with-assad-on-airstrikes-against-islamists-in-syria/2014/08/26/cda02e0e-2d2e-11e4-9b98-848790384093_story.html?hpid=z4

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

Aug 27, Dayton Business Journal, Centerville-area firm wins $1M contract to help Air Force lighten loads:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/08/27/centerville-area-firm-wins-1m-contract-to-help-air.html

 

Aug 26, 19actionnews.com, BGSU offering VA program, helping student veterans adjust to student life:

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/26378448/bgsu-offering-va-program-helping-student-veterans-adjust-to-student-life

 

Aug 26, Youngstown Vindicator, New headquarters for Veterans’ Outreach:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/aug/26/new-headquarters-for-veterans-outreach/

 

Aug 25, thisweeksnews.com, Nonprofit's mission: Help veterans find jobs:

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/germanvillage/news/2014/08/25/military-veterans-resource-center-nonprofits-mission-help-veterans-find-jobs.html

 

People Stories

 

Aug 26, Star Beacon, Normandy man praises D-Day Conneaut event:

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/article_4cbe8118-2cd5-11e4-8d33-001a4bcf887a.html

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 25, CNN.com, All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident':

http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/25/us/virginia-fort-lee-security-incident/

 

Aug 25, USA Today, VA touts progress on suicides; data tell another story:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/25/vets-suicides-data/14554371/

 

State Military and Veteran News

 Aug 21, Cincinnati Business Courier, VA’s McDonald announces $1.5M in grants to help Cincinnati veterans:

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2014/08/21/va-s-mcdonald-announces-1-5m-in-grants-to-help.html

 

Aug 21, Journal News, Vet board hires salary consulting firm:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/vet-board-hires-salary-consulting-firm/ng6sN/

 

Aug 21, WNEWSJ.com, Veterans vent health concerns at town hall:

http://wnewsj.com/news/home_top-news/50370072/Veterans-vent-health-concerns-at-town-hall#.U_trv8ttqEV

 

Aug 20, Cincinnati Business Courier, Cincinnati VA plans to launch medical foster homes for veterans:

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2014/08/20/cincinnati-va-plans-to-launch-medical-foster-homes.html

 

People Stories

 Aug 25, Star Beacon, World War II veterans honored:

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/article_423de200-2bff-11e4-b974-0019bb2963f4.html

 

Aug 25, Van Wert Times Bulletin, Getting to know a World War II veteran:

http://www.timesbulletin.com/Content/News/News/Article/Getting-to-know-a-World-War-II-veteran/2/4/189725

Aug 18, Washington Post, Obama hails important progress against Islamic State as Mosul Dam is retaken:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/obama-hails-important-progress-against-islamic-state-as-mosul-dam-is-retaken/2014/08/18/a8596590-2705-11e4-8593-da634b334390_story.html?hpid=z4

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 19, Dayton Business Journal, U.S. Air Force eyes new way to protect secret data:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/08/u-s-air-force-eyes-new-way-to-protect-secret-data.html

Aug 18, LA Times, Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-drone-fighter-jet-operations-20140818-story.html

State Military and Veteran News

Aug 18, Journal News, Group assists veterans’ families with school supplies:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/group-assists-veterans-families-with-school-suppli/ng439/

Aug 19, Toledo Blade, Col. James Schoonmaker museum ship in Toledo:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/19/Toledo-crew-comes-to-town.html#5wAuhKH74dp7c0xq.99

Aug 16, Youngstown Vindicator, Vets of every conflict since WWII attend 35th Marine Reunion:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/aug/16/vets-every-conflict-wwii-attend-35th-marine-reunio/#sthash.Xs3oNI76.dpuf

Aug 14, Columbus Dispatch, MIA/POW license plate now available:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/08/13/POW-MIA_license_plate.html

Aug 13, Chillicothe Gazette, Names added to local Korean War memorial:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/08/13/names-added-local-korean-war-memorial/14003471/

People Stories

Aug 18, Mansfield News Journal, Galion man all that is left of B-17 crew:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/people/veterans/2014/08/17/galion-man-left-b-crew/14209405/

National Policy and Government News

Aug 12, Army Times, Senate bill calls for research on families of troops exposed to toxins:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140812/BENEFITS06/308120050/Senate-bill-calls-research-families-troops-exposed-toxins

Aug 11, Journal News, Portman touts genetic test for soldiers with PTSD:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/portman-touts-genetic-test-for-soldiers-with-ptsd/ngzNb/

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 13, Huffington Post, Military Revises 'Racially Biased' Hairstyle Rules:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/13/military-hairstyle_n_5675031.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

State Policy and Government News

Aug 13, Columbus Dispatch, MIA/POW license plate now available:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/08/13/POW-MIA_license_plate.html

State Military and Veteran News

Aug 13, Times Bulletin, Van Wert County group takes Honor Flight:

http://www.timesbulletin.com/Content/News/News/Article/Van-Wert-County-group-takes-Honor-Flight/2/4/189458

Aug 12, Journal News, Butler County veterans agency to get state audit:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/butler-county-veterans-agency-to-get-state-audit/ngzx9/

Aug 12, Cincinnati.com, Ohio veterans face deadline to apply for Iraq War bonus:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/clermontcounty/2014/08/12/iraq-war-bonus-clermont-county-veterans-howard-daugherty-clermont-county-veterans-service-commission-ohio-veterans-bonus/13973069/

People Stories

Aug 13, Plain Dealer, Grave of World War I soldier from Willoughby adopted in Belgium:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/08/grave_of_a_world_war_i_soldier.html

Aug 12, ABC News, Robin Williams Was the Bob Hope of His Generation:

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/robin-williams-bob-hope-generation/story?id=24941875

National Policy and Government News

Aug 10, NY Times, Iraq Airstrikes May Continue for Months, Obama Says:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/world/middleeast/iraq.html?ref=us

Aug 8, NY Times, While Offering Support, Obama Warns That U.S. Won’t Be ‘Iraqi Air Force’:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/09/world/middleeast/while-offering-support-obama-warns-that-us-wont-be-iraqi-air-force.html?ref=us

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 7, NY Times, Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/08/us/combat-stress-found-to-persist-since-vietnam.html

Aug 7, USA Today, Body of U.S. general killed in Afghanistan returns home:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/07/us-army-maj-gen-harold-greene-afghanistan-body-delaware-dover-air-force-base/13715249/

State Policy and Government News

Aug 8, Plain Dealer, Legislation would provide headstones for veterans' unmarked graves:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/08/legislation_would_provide_head.html#incart_river

State Military and Veteran News

Aug 8, Chillicothe Gazette, Chillicothe gets housing grant for homeless veterans:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/08/08/chillicothe-gets-housing-grant-homeless-veterans/13808833/

Aug 8, Morning Journal, Lorain installs Purple Heart City signs:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140811/lorain-installs-purple-heart-city-signs

Aug 7, Canton Repository, Massillon honored with Purple Heart designation:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140807/NEWS/140809400/1994/NEWS

Aug 7, Columbus Dispatch, Purple Heart recipients honored by Columbus, Franklin County:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/08/06/Purple-Heart-veterans-week.html

People Stories

Aug 11, Times Leader, Ohio veteran to receive medals years after service:

http://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/559191/Ohio-veteran-to-receive-medals-years-after-service.html?isap=1&nav=5019

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 6, USA Today, General's killer hid in bathroom, used NATO gun:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/08/06/us-general-slain-afghanistan/13663217/

Aug 5, Washington Post, U.S. general killed in Afghanistan was key figure in training effort:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-general-killed-in-afghanistan-was-key-figure-in-training-effort/2014/08/05/d25cc80a-1cc4-11e4-ae54-0cfe1f974f8a_story.html?hpid=z1

Aug 5, Dayton Business Journal, Defense firm’s Beavercreek office named to $85M Air Force contract:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/08/05/defense-firm-s-beavercreek-office-named-to-85m-air.html

State Military and Veteran News

Aug 5, Dayton Daily News, 15 long-forgotten vets honored in Dayton:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/15-long-forgotten-vets-honored-in-dayton/ngwNg/

Aug 4, Akron Beacon Journal, Historian succeeds in getting gravestones for veterans of War of 1812:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/local-historian-succeeds-in-getting-gravestones-for-all-known-summit-county-veterans-of-war-of-1812-1.510730

Aug 4, Athens Ohio Today, Veterans services office has new officer, investigator:

http://www.athensohiotoday.com/news/veterans-services-office-has-new-officer-investigator/article_5f5b916d-e3dd-5ba0-8bc2-2696412f5768.html

Aug 4, Dayton Daily News, Groups collaborate to keep Wright-Patt strong:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/groups-collaborate-to-keep-wright-patt-strong/ngtmR/

People Stories

Aug 5, Mansfield Journal News, Flag raised for Grubaugh:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/08/05/flag-raised-grubaugh/13650781/

.Aug 1, AL Magazine, American Legion Magazine Interview w/ Bob Mastronicola - Lake Erie College:

http://www.legion.org/magazine/223489/i-am-american-legion-bob-mastronicola

International Military News

Aug 4, NY Times, Germany Blocks Delivery of Military Parts to Russia:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/05/world/europe/germany-blocks-delivery-of-military-parts-to-russia.html?_r=0

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 4, ABC News, US Spy Plane Has Brush With Russian Military, Crosses Sweden in Escape:

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/us-spy-plane-brush-russian-military-crosses-sweden/story?id=24835126

Aug 1, USA Today, Pentagon sends more equipment and aid to Ukraine:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/01/pentagon-ukraine-russia/13482157/

Aug 1, Athens Ohio Today, Third Sun gets OK for military work:

http://www.athensohiotoday.com/news/third-sun-gets-ok-for-military-work/article_1b16ba61-d2b4-5e1b-bcfe-4f2ae8342f5a.html

State Military and Veteran News

Aug 4, Van Wert Independent, County veterans ID card program has lots of benefits:

http://www.thevwindependent.com/news/2014/08/county-veterans-id-card-program-has-lots-of-benefits/

Aug 3, 10TV.com, Ceremony to recognize new designation of Air Wing:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/08/03/springfield-ceremony-to-recognize-new-designation-of-air-wing.html

Aug 2, WHIO, Ohio National Guard activated for water emergency:

http://www.whio.com/news/news/local/ohio-national-guard-activated-support-water-emerge/ngs6r/

Aug 2, Canton Repository, Educating veterans: Policies vary for awarding credit:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140802/NEWS/140809843/10283/NEWS

Aug 2, Plain Dealer, Ashtabula gives veterans warm welcome, wonderful walleye fishing:

http://www.cleveland.com/outdoors/index.ssf/2014/08/ashtabula_gives_veterans_warm.html

Aug 1, Plain Dealer, Massillon honors Purple Heart veterans August 7:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/08/massillon_honors_purple_heart.html

Jul 29, Medina Gazette, Medina County veterans get salute at this year’s county fair:

http://medinagazette.northcoastnow.com/2014/07/29/medina-county-veterans-get-salute-years-county-fair/

People Stories

Aug 4, Johnstown Independent, WWII veteran Jakeway honored with own trading card:

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/johnstown/news/2014/08/01/columbus-military-all-stars-wwii-veteran-jakeway-honored-with-own-trading-card.html

Aug 3, Akron Beacon Journal, Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient dies at 70:

http://www.ohio.com/news/nation/vietnam-war-medal-of-honor-recipient-dies-at-70-1.510298

Aug 3, Cincinnati.com, Lost and found: The story of a Purple Heart:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/2014/08/03/army-private-cecil-wagners-purple-heart-returned-family/13559095/

Aug 3, Mansfield News Journal, A Veteran’s Story: He volunteered to be drafted:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/life/people/veterans/2014/08/03/veterans-story-volunteered-drafted/13557205/

National Policy and Government News,

July 30, Washington Post, House easily approves VA overhaul bill:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/07/30/house-easily-approves-new-va-bill/?tid=hpModule_ba0d4c2a-86a2-11e2-9d71-f0feafdd1394&hpid=z10

National Military and Veteran News

Aug 1, Washington Post, Army’s new high-tech ammo could help hide U.S. soldiers in combat:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/08/01/armys-new-high-tech-ammo-could-help-hide-u-s-soldiers-in-combat/?tid=collaborative_1.0_strip_1

Jul 29, Dayton Business Journal, Why Dayton is poised for gains from next military BRAC:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/07/29/why-dayton-is-poised-for-gains-from-next-military.html

State Military and Veteran News

Jul 31, Dayton Daily News, Springfield 178th Fighter Wing changes name:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/springfield-178th-fighter-wing-changes-name/ngrwH/

Jul 31, Akron Beacon Journal, Program offers pets to vets:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/program-offers-pets-to-vets-1.509453

People Stories

Aug 1, 10tv.com, Thief Steals Veteran's Motorcycle:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/07/31/Columbus_War_Veteran_Motorcycle.html

National Policy and Government News,

Jul 27, Washington Post, House, Senate negotiators reach deal on veterans bill:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/07/27/house-senate-negotiators-reach-deal-on-veterans-bill/?tid=hpModule_f8335a3c-868c-11e2-9d71-f0feafdd1394&hpid=z9

National Military and Veteran News

Jul 25, Dayton Daily News, AFMC commended for work with small businesses:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/business/afmc-commended-for-work-with-small-businesses/ngnh6/

Jul 25, Dayton Daily News, Dayton VA hires patient business services chief:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/dayton-va-hires-leader-to-oversee-benefits-patient/ngnfQ/

Jul 23, NBC4i.com, Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC:

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/26089204/memorial-honoring-injured-veterans-under-way-in-dc

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 26, Springfield News Sun, Veteran’s Bridge project to begin next spring:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/veterans-bridge-project-to-begin-next-spring/ngm5h/

People Stories

Jul 28, WYTV.com, WWII Vet awarded medals after 70 years:

http://wytv.com/2014/07/28/wwii-vet-awarded-medals-after-70-years/

Jul 26, Star Beacon, Stranger’s generosity stuns Kingsville vet:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x197371933/Stranger-s-generosity-stuns-Kingsville-vet

Jul 26, Newark Advocate, After more than 40 years, Newark vet gets his medals:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/longform/news/local/2014/07/26/vietnam-medals/13224411/

Jul 26, Akron Beacon Journal, Volunteers, Boy Scouts collaborate on Goodyear Heights Vietnam memorial:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/volunteers-boy-scouts-collaborate-on-goodyear-heights-vietnam-memorial-1.508120

National Policy and Government News,

Jul 25, 10tv, Senate backs new commandant for Marine Corps:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/07/25/us-senate-military.html

Jul 24, LA Times, House, Senate fail to agree on VA spending as August recess nears:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-va-congress-20140725-story.html

State Policy and Government News

Jul 24, WDTN, Are programs to hire vets working:

http://wdtn.com/2014/07/24/panel-wants-veterans-experience-to-translate-to-education/

Jul 23, Logan Daily, Ohio veteran services director comes to Hocking County:

http://www.logandaily.com/news/ohio-veteran-services-director-comes-to-hocking-county/article_b54c01f3-99db-5d1c-a47c-48ccdc90714b.html

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 24, Nbc4I.com, Military Job Fair Caters To Hundreds Of Veterans:

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/26107652/a-military-job-fair-caters-to-hundreds

Jul 24, Dayton Daily News, Sinclair touted as a leader in veterans’ education:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/sinclair-touted-as-a-leader-in-veterans-education/ngnGT/

People Stories

Jul 24, Chronicle Telegram, North Ridgeville High grad returns home to serve as Army recruiter in Northeast Ohio:

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/07/24/north-ridgeville-high-grad-returns-home-serve-army-recuiter-northeast-ohio/

National Policy and Government News

Jul 22, Cincinnati.com, McDonald: I'll take 'urgent action' at VA:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/22/mcdonald-take-urgent-action-va/13016133/

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 21, Dayton Business Journal, Report: Wright-Patt best among 68 U.S. Air Force bases:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/07/21/report-wright-patt-best-among-68-u-s-air-force.html

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 23, Youngstown Vindicator, VA’s new Mobile Audiology Van visits Youngstown; Boardman Navy vet fitted for new hearing aid:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/23/vas-new-mobile-audiology-van-visits-city/?newswatch#sthash.9Vxmyec2.dpuf

Jul 21, Dayton Business Journal, UDRI lands spot on $9.9M Air Force research contract:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/07/21/udri-lands-spot-on-9-9m-air-force-research.html

Jul 20, Mansfield News Journal, Company that won bid for VA clinic files lawsuit:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140719/NEWS01/307190027/Company-won-bid-VA-clinic-files-lawsuit

People Stories

Jul 23, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio veteran cited for ducks has hearing postponed:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/ohio-veteran-cited-for-ducks-has-hearing-postponed-1.507016

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 21, Military Times, Army working on taking the drivers out of its vehicles:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140721/NEWS04/307210013/Army-working-taking-drivers-out-its-vehicles

Jul 18, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt to play role in plane crash investigation:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/wright-patt-to-play-role-in-plane-crash-investigat/ngjCz/

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 21, Newark Advocate, New raffle devices this fall for Ohio veterans posts:

https://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140720/NEWS01/307200024/New-raffle-devices-fall-Ohio-veterans-posts

Jul 20, Marion Star, Veterans honor missing soldiers at park anniversary:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140719/NEWS01/307190026/Veterans-honor-missing-soldiers-park-anniversary

Jul 18, Plain Dealer, Local vets share VA experiences at Congressman Dave Joyce's Veterans Resource Day:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/local_vets_share_va_experience.html#incart_river

Jul 18, North East Media Group, Veterans Plaza on Capitol Square remembers service, struggles of Ohioans in wartime:

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/07/veterans_plaza_on_capitol_squa.html#incart_river

Jul 18, Akron Beacon Journal, New housing for homeless veterans opens in Akron:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/new-housing-for-homeless-veterans-opens-in-akron-1.505838

Jul 17, LimaOhio.com, New state group could advocate for tank plant:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/business-news/31223283/New-state-group-could-advocate-for-tank-plant

Jul 17, Dayton Business Journal, New Wright-Patt leader prepared to engage Dayton community:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/07/17/new-wright-patt-leader-prepared-to-engage-dayton.html

People Stories

Jul 21, Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Ohio village says veteran's therapy ducks aren't allowed:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/article/20140720/NEWS01/307200014/Ohio-village-says-veteran-s-therapy-ducks-aren-t-allowed

Jul 19, The Vindicator, Girard woman to get treatment in lieu of conviction for falsifying military documents:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/19/woman-must-get-treatment/#sthash.cTeGjtDW.dpuf

National Policy and Government News

Jul 14, Perry Daily, Stivers announces Wounded Warrior Fellowship position:

http://www.perrydaily.com/news/article_f9845dfd-477c-5dd0-ab3c-a4d417d2942e.html

Jul 10, Columbus Dispatch, Brown predicts VA nominee will be confirmed:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/blogs/the-daily-briefing/2014/07/brown-7-10-2014.html

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 14, USA Today, Former captive Bergdahl returning to regular duty:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/14/bergdahl-active-duty-army/12616549/

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 13, 10TV.com, Ohio Upgrades Mobile App For Veterans:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/07/13/ap-oh-veteran-app-upgrade.html

Jul 12, LimaOhio.com, Time running out for some Ohio veterans’ bonuses:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/31209744/Time-running-out-for-some-Ohio-veterans-bonuses

People News

Jul 14, Zanesville Times, Family unearths veteran's WWII secrets:

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140713/NEWS01/307130021/Family-unearths-veteran-s-WWII-secrets

Jul 14, WKYC, Purple Heart veteran on cross-country mission:

http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/local/northeast-ohio/2014/07/13/purple-heart-veteran-on-cross-country-mission/12611365/

Jul 12, 10TV, Wounded veteran standing tall, looking to future:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/07/12/pa--member-exchange-keystone-extra.html

National Policy and Government News

Jul 09, Cincinnati.com, Senate VA chair wants McDonald hearings soon:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/09/senate-va-chairman-says-he-wants-confirmation-hearings-as-soon-as-possible/12414673/

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 11, USA Today, Voices: The heartbreak of veterans' suicides:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/07/10/veterans-suicide-story-not-new/12473113/

Jul 10, Washington Post, The Selective Service just reminded 14,000 men born between 1893 and 1897 to register for the draft:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/07/10/the-selective-service-just-reminded-14000-men-born-between-1893-and-1897-to-register-for-the-draft/?hpid=z4

Jul 09, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patterson unit gets artillery shell out of home:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/wright-patterson-explosives-unit-called-darke-co/ngbng/

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 11, Plain Dealer, Ohio Department of Veterans Services upgrades app:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/ohio_department_of_veterans_se.html

Jul 11, Toledo Blade, Ohio Supreme Court dismisses appeal in Oregon, Ohio shootout:

http://www.toledoblade.com/Courts/2014/07/10/Ohio-Supreme-Court-dismisses-appeal-in-Oregon-shootout.html#4eI0J7S658POjWzC.99

Jul 11, Plain Dealer, USS Cod to re-enact World War II rescue of Dutch sub crew:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/uss_cod_to_re-enact_world_war.html

Jul 11, WYTV33, Veteran accused of not earning Purple Heart plates:

http://wytv.com/2014/07/11/veteran-accused-of-not-earning-purple-heart-plates/

Jul 10, Chillicothe Gazette, Chillicothe vets hospital turns 90:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140709/NEWS01/307090033/Chillicothe-vets-hospital-turns-90

Jul 10, Columbus Dispatch, Iraq vets ought to claim bonuses:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/07/10/iraq-vets-ought-to-claim-bonuses.html

Jul 08, LimaOhio.com, Grant will help JSMC production:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/31197208/Grant-will-help-JSMC-production

Jul 08, Dayton Business Journal, Dayton VA launches $10M project to upgrade mental health center:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/07/08/dayton-va-launches-10m-project-to-upgrade-mental.html

Jul 08, WOSU, Plans To Demolish Franklin County Vets Memorial Move Forward:

http://wosu.org/2012/news/2014/07/08/county-commission-approves-funds-vets-memorial-demolition/

National Policy and Government News

Jul 06, USA Today, Transforming the VA will be daunting task:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/06/transforming-the-va-will-be-daunting-task/12260075/

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 4, Dayton Business Journal, How $1.3B initiative will boost Wright-Patt:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/print-edition/2014/07/04/how-1-3b-initiative-will-boost-wright-patt.html

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 07, WCBE.org, Ohio Veterans Urged To Take Advantage Of Bonus:

http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-veterans-urged-take-advantage-bonus

Jul 07, 10TV.com, Franklin County Court Offers Veterans Path To Better Life:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/07/04/columbus-vets-court-graduation.html

Jul 07, Plain Dealer, Vintage warbirds will soar at Gathering of Eagles Air Show July 19-20:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/vintage_warbirds_will_soar_at.html

Jul 07, Perry Daily, Veteran's Day at the Perry County Fair:

http://www.perrydaily.com/community/article_e4ae2953-97e0-576e-b234-9fc66e0238b4.html

Jul 06, The Blade, Ohio state parks offers discounts to active, veteran members of U.S. military:

http://www.toledoblade.com/State/2014/07/06/Ohio-state-parks-offers-discounts-to-active-veteran-members-of-US-military.html#TsrdcAyFwolA82Td.99

Jul 05, Plain Dealer, Exhibit showcases Cleveland's early medical role in World War I:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/exhibit_showcases_clevelands_e.html

Jul 05, The Blade, Tax-free bonuses await eligible Ohio veterans:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/07/05/Tax-free-bonuses-await-eligible-Ohio-veterans.html

Jul 03, Plain Dealer, Tribe game will benefit Fisher House for military families:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/tribe_game_will_benefit_fisher.html

People Stories

Jul 04, Mansfield New Journal, Beloved veteran Frank Russo dies at 83:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140703/NEWS01/307030007/Beloved-veteran-Frank-Russo-dies-83?nclick_check=1

Jul 04, Youngstown Vindicator, Lew Campbell, D-Day vet from Valley salutes US by singing at ballpark:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/04/d-day-vet-from-valley-salutes-us-by-sing/#sthash.lm5ULCNz.dpuf

Jul 04, Youngstown Vindicator, Women salute military service with quilts in red, white and blue:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/04/quilting-for-a-cause/#sthash.VpzYJ5GB.dpuf

Jul 03, Plain Dealer, Mike Mersinas endured Antarctic rigors during Operation Deep Freeze:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/07/mike_mersinas_endured_antarcti.html

National Policy and Government News

Jul 01, Cincinnati.com, Senator Brown says Veterans Affairs is "fixable":

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/01/senator-brown-says-veterans-affairs-fixable/11910593/

Jul 01, USA Today, Pentagon refutes senators' charges of wasted ammo:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/01/pentagon-ammunition-senate/11797375/

Jun 30, Cincinnati Business Courier, McDonald on transition from P&G to the VA: ‘The veteran is our customer’:

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2014/06/30/mcdonald-on-transition-from-p-g-to-the-va-the.html

National Military and Veterans News

Jul 01, USA Today, $25 million settlement in N.Y. veterans charity case:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/01/veterans-charity-settlement/11835311/

State Military and Veterans News

Jul 02, Columbus CEO, Ohio joins U.S. Chamber's All*Vet States website:

http://www.columbusceo.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/07/02/ohio-joins-u-s--chambers-allvet-states-website.html

Jun 30, WLWT5, Kasich signs veterans' education bill at UC:

http://www.wlwt.com/news/kasich-signs-veterans-education-bill-at-uc/26736014#!7ng4o

Jun 29, Columbus Dispatch, Director finds jobs for Ohio’s veterans:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/06/29/director-finds-jobs-for-ohios-veterans.html

People Stories

Jul 01, Cincinnati.com, Vietnam Vet finally gets his medals:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/01/vietnam-vet-finally-gets-medals/11908911/

Jun 30, Washington Post, With transplanted arms and Army grit, a quadruple amputee soldiers on:

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/with-transplanted-arms-and-army-grit-a-quadruple-amputee-soldiers-on/2014/06/30/5130c242-f6e8-11e3-a3a5-42be35962a52_story.html?hpid=z1

National Policy and Government News

Jun 29, Washington Post, Bob McDonald, former P&G chief, to be Obama’s nominee to lead Veterans Affairs:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/bob-mcdonald-former-pandg-chief-to-be-obamas-nominee-to-lead-veterans-affairs/2014/06/29/2fddd794-ffab-11e3-b8ff-89afd3fad6bd_story.html

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 29, Washington Post, Bob McDonald, former P&G chief, to be Obama’s nominee to lead Veterans Affairs

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/bob-mcdonald-former-pandg-chief-to-be-obamas-nominee-to-lead-veterans-affairs/2014/06/29/2fddd794-ffab-11e3-b8ff-89afd3fad6bd_story.html

Jun 27, Dayton Business Journal, NASIC delays nearly $1B support contract until fall:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/27/nasic-delays-nearly-1b-support-contract-until-fall.html

Jun 27, USA Today, U.S. flying armed aircraft over Baghdad:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/06/27/iraq-al-sistani-cleric-prime-minister/11450133/

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 30, Dayton Business journal, Beavercreek firm 1 of 2 winners on $100M Air Force research deal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/30/beavercreek-firm-1-of-2-winners-on-100m-air-force.html

Jun 27, Morning Journal, Valor Home nearing completion, vice chairman says:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140627/valor-home-nearing-completion-vice-chairman-says

People Stories

Jun 29, Fox 8, Foundation building a new home for local veteran injured overseas:

http://fox8.com/2014/06/29/foundation-building-a-new-home-for-local-veteran-injured-overseas/

Jun 27, Akron Beacon Journal, Veteran, 100, finally getting high school diploma:

http://www.ohio.com/news/nation/veteran-100-finally-getting-high-school-diploma-1.499909

National Policy and Government News

Jun 26, USA Today, Kerry warns region against interfering with Iraq:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/06/25/iraq-al-maliki-unity-government-sunni/11346993/

Jun 26, NY Times, Use of Drones for Killings Risks a War Without End, Panel Concludes in Report:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/world/use-of-drones-for-killings-risks-a-war-without-end-panel-concludes-in-report.html?_r=0

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 23, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt to get new $30M intelligence lab:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/23/wright-patt-to-get-new-30m-intelligence-lab.html

Jun 23, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt command to get new leader:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/23/wright-patt-command-to-get-new-leader.html

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 27, Perry Daily, Ohio joins U.S. Chamber’s All*Vet States web site:

http://www.perrydaily.com/community/article_9e12f3fa-f3d0-5aaf-988a-1b6bc8634841.html

Jun 24, News-Herald, Federal expenditures for veterans in Lake County rise by 22 percent:

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140624/federal-expenditures-for-veterans-in-lake-county-rise-by-22-percent

Jun 24, Zanesville Time Recorder, Veterans memorial project on loan to library:

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140623/NEWS01/306230007/Veterans-memorial-project-loan-library?nclick_check=1

Jun 23, LimaOhio.com, Allen County gets grant to prepare for JSMC mothball:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/business-news/1454810/Allen-County-gets-grant-to-prepare-for-JSMC-mothball

National Policy and Government News

Jun 23, USA Today, Kerry in Baghdad: 'Moment of decision' for Iraq:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/usanow/2014/06/23/kerry-iraq-militants/11253211/

Jun 23, Dayton Business Journal, VA to buy new patient scheduling system:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/06/va-to-buy-new-patient-scheduling-system.html

Jun 22, Washington Post, House panel takes on VA employee ratings and performance awards:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/house-panel-takes-on-va-employee-ratings-and-performance-awards/2014/06/22/796c54f6-f8aa-11e3-a606-946fd632f9f1_story.html

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 23, LA Times, Latest missile defense system test is successful:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-missile-test-20140623-story.html

Jun 22, NY Times, Relief Over U.S. Exit From Iraq Fades as Reality Overtakes Hope:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/23/world/middleeast/relief-over-us-exit-from-iraq-fades-as-reality-overtakes-hope.html?_r=0

Jun 22, LA Times, Bowe Bergdahl becomes an outpatient at Texas military base:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-bowe-bergdahl-20140622-story.html

Jun 22, Springfield News Sun, As demand spikes, drone pilots face challenges fighting war from home:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/local/as-demand-spikes-drone-pilots-face-challenges-figh/ngPM2/

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 23, The Courier, Veterans Service Office plans first resource fair:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/06/23/veterans-service-office-plans-first-resource-fair/

Jun 23, The Courier, Coleman elected as women’s veterans representative:

http://thecourier.com/family-news/2014/06/23/coleman-elected-as-womens-veterans-representative/

Jun 22, WYTV, Ceremony honors fallen Korean War veterans:

http://wytv.com/2014/06/22/ceremony-honors-fallen-korean-war-veterans/

Jun 21, Circleville Today, Pickaway County welcomes fallen soldier home:

http://www.circlevilletoday.com/news_advisories/pickaway-county-welcomes-fallen-soldier-home/article_1a44a299-9811-5dbe-ab08-52486dbb3c7b.html

Jun 20, LimaOhio.com, Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame nominees accepted:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1445296/Ohio-Veterans-Hall-of-Fame-nominees-accepted

People Stories

Jun 22, Bryan Times, Honor Flight pays tribute to local veteran:

http://bryantimes.com/news/local/image_b94c247a-fa80-11e3-8289-0019bb2963f4.html

National Policy and Government News

Jun 19, Cincinnati.com, Chabot: Send air power to Iraq 'ASAP':

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/06/19/boehner-brown-on-us-response-to-iraq-crisis/10758809/

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 20, NBC4i.com, Report: Half of vets with PTSD got treatment:

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/25829928/report-half-of-vets-with-ptsd-got-treatment

State Policy and Government News

Jun 17, Military Times, Ohio law seeks to help vets get education, jobs:

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140617/EDU03/306170051/Ohio-law-seeks-help-vets-get-education-jobs

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 20, Columbus Dispatch, Veterans troubled by renewed war in Iraq:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/06/20/what-to-make-of-the-war-in-iraq.html

Jun 20, Marion Star, Commission votes to fund county veterans court for 2015:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140619/NEWS01/306190022/Commission-votes-fund-county-veterans-court-2015

Jun 19, WKRC, Job fair for veterans held in Sharonville:

http://www.local12.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/job-fair-veterans-held-sharonville-13290.shtml

Jun 19, Dayton Business Journal, Come with me aboard an Air Force refueling mission:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/06/come-with-me-aboard-an-air-force-refueling-mission.html

People Stories

Jun 20, Toledo Free Press, Veterans celebrated at Honor Flight homecoming:

http://www.toledofreepress.com/2014/06/20/veterans-celebrated-at-honor-flight-homecoming/

Jun 18, Washington Post, The scramble to save wounded Marine hero Kyle Carpenter:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/06/18/i-had-to-fight-my-little-inner-demon-the-scramble-to-save-wounded-marine-hero-kyle-carpenter/?hpid=z4

National Policy and Government News

Jun 17, NY Times, Obama Is Said to Consider Selective Airstrikes on Sunni Militants:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/18/world/middleeast/obama-is-said-to-consider-selective-airstrikes-on-sunni-militants.html?hp&_r=0

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 17, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt to tout enhanced-use lease program:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/17/wright-patt-to-tout-enhanced-use-lease-program.html

Jun 16, LA Times, Army names general to investigate Bergdahl's disappearance:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-bergdahl-investigation-20140616-story.html

Jun 16, Washington Post, Conducting U.S. airstrikes in Iraq would be complicated, former military officers say:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/conducting-us-airstrikes-in-iraq-would-be-complicated-former-military-officers-say/2014/06/16/5d3e4a02-f583-11e3-a3a5-42be35962a52_story.html?hpid=z1

State Policy and Government News

Jun 18, Plain Dealer, Veterans and service members will receive college credit for training and experience:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/veterans_and_service_members_w.html

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 18, Plain Dealer, Job fair for veterans, military spouses set for June 26:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/job_fair_for_veterans_military.html

Jun 18, Plain Dealer, Nominations due June 30 for Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/nominations_due_june_30_for_oh.html

Jun 17, Akron Beacon Journal, World War II aircraft on view at Akron airport:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/world-war-ii-aircraft-on-view-at-akron-airport-1.496841

Jun 17, Circleville Today, Pike County officials address rumors over soldier's funeral:

http://www.circlevilletoday.com/news_advisories/pike-county-officials-address-rumors-over-soldier-s-funeral/article_61034b96-7ef5-558f-b990-1396599f44cb.html

Jun 16, Morning Journal, Business with local ties wins secret military contract: http://www.morningjournalnews.com/page/content.detail/id/551018/Business-with-local-ties-wins-secret-military-contract.html?nav=5006#sthash.c734TVOG.dpuf

Jun 16, Circleville Today, PICCA opens transitional shelter for women veterans:

http://www.circlevilletoday.com/news/picca-opens-transitional-shelter-for-women-veterans/article_44fd2d9f-e704-5538-b311-919e03f54741.html

People Stories

Jun 17, Plain Dealer, Event benefits Honor Flight Cleveland June 27:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/auction_benefits_honor_flight.html

National Policy and Government News

July 16, USA Today, Obama team may deal with Iran over Iraq:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/06/16/obama-john-kerry-iraq-iran-yahoo-news/10571785/

Jun 16, USA Today, Republicans urge U.S. military action in Iraq:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/06/15/iraq-congress-sunday-shows/10548637/

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 16, Military Times, FAST Marines, U.S. soldiers arrive at the U.S. Embassy compound in Iraq:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140616/NEWS/306160027/FAST-Marines-U-S-soldiers-arrive-U-S-Embassy-compound-Iraq

Jun 15, LA Times, billion missile defense system proves unreliable:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-missile-defense-20140615-story.html#page=1

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 16, Columbus CEO July 2014 issue, Hiring veterans is good business:

http://www.columbusceo.com/content/stories/2014/07/13/reporting-for-duty-hiring-veterans.html

Jun 14, Canton Repository, Veterans to receive medals belatedly in Akron:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140613/NEWS/140619540/1995/NEWS

People Stories

Jun 16, Toledo Blade, Teacher lauded for honoring veterans:

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2014/06/16/Greenwood-Elementary-School-Teacher-Alice-Lemle-lauded-for-honoring-veterans-2.html

Jun 13, Akron Beacon Journal, A day to honor, reflect and fly Old Glory:

http://www.ohio.com/news/trexler/a-day-to-honor-reflect-and-fly-old-glory-1.495924

National Policyand Government News


Jun 13, ABC News, Obama Rules Out Sending AmericanTroops 'Back into Combat' in Iraq:

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/obama-make-statement-iraq/story?id=24125182


Jun 11, NY Times, U.S. Said to Rebuff Iraqi Request toStrike Militants:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/iraq-asked-us-for-airstrikes-on-militants-officials-say.html?hp&_r=0


InternationalMilitary News


Jun 13, CNN, Iran sends forces to Iraq as ISISmilitants press forward, official says:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/meast/iraq-violence/


NationalMilitary and Veterans News


Jun 13, Washington Post, Bowe Bergdahl back in U.S.;will be treated at Texas hospital:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/bowe-bergdahl-expected-back-in-us-on-friday-will-be-treated-at-tex-hospital/2014/06/12/757d8800-f27f-11e3-bf76-447a5df6411f_story.html?hpid=z4


State Militaryand Veterans News


Jun 13, Marion Star, Prospect park adding monument toveterans:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140612/NEWS01/306120021


Jun 12, Roanoke.com, Tank museum set to leave Danvilleregion for Ohio:

http://www.roanoke.com/news/virginia/tank-museum-set-to-leave-danville-region-for-ohio/article_e84a0d00-f29c-11e3-af42-0017a43b2370.html


Jun 12, Chillicothe Gazette, Memorial to be fixed:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140611/NEWS01/306110025/Memorial-fixed


Jun 11, Plain Dealer, Medina County veterans honordonor for $150,000 gift for Memorial Hall modernization:

http://www.cleveland.com/medina/index.ssf/2014/06/medina_county_veterans_honor_d.html


Jun 10, Dayton Business Journal, $750K scholarshipfund to benefit military seeking Wright State degrees:

http://m.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/10/750k-scholarship-fund-to-benefit-military-seeking.html?r=full


People Stories


Jun 13, Plain Dealer, Scott Warner looks beyond theFather's Day holiday in recognition for fellow Gold Star dads:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/scott_warner_looks_beyond_the.html

National Policyand Government News


Jun 11, NY Times, Hagel Defends Bergdahl Trade BeforeHouse Panel:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/world/asia/hagel-prepares-to-defend-bergdahl-trade.html?hp&_r=0


Jun 09, Dayton Business Journal, Veterans Affairsaudit details wait times, Dayton VA bests national average:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/06/09/veterans-affairs-audit-details-wait-times-dayton.html


InternationalMilitary News


Jun 10, Washington Post, Insurgents seize Iraqi cityof Mosul as security forces flee:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/insurgents-seize-iraqi-city-of-mosul-as-troops-flee/2014/06/10/21061e87-8fcd-4ed3-bc94-0e309af0a674_story.html?hpid=z1


NationalMilitary and Veterans News


Jun 11, Columbus Dispatch, Friendly fire suspected inOhio soldier’s death in Afghanistan:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/06/10/Ohio-soldier-killed-in-Afghanistan.html


Jun 11, Washington Post, Marine sergeant major losesjob after altercation depicted in viral video:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/06/11/marine-sergeant-major-loses-job-after-altercation-depicted-in-viral-video


State Militaryand Veterans News


Jun 11, Chillicothe Gazette, Chillicothe City schoolswill again award veterans honorary diplomas:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140610/NEWS01/306100017/City-schools-will-again-award-veterans-honorary-diplomas


Jun 11, Newark Advocate, Permanent exhibit opened tohonor veterans in county:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140610/NEWS01/306100040/Permanent-exhibit-opened-honor-veterans-county


Jun 09, Morning Journal, President Obama to honorArmy's Puerto Rican regiment, the Borinqueneers:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140609/president-obama-to-honor-armys-puerto-rican-regiment-the-borinqueneers


Jun 09, LimaOhio.com, Community responding afterveterans pantry break-in:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1413296/Community-responding-after-veterans-pantry-break-in


People Stories


Jun 11, Toledo Blade, Veterans matter:

http://www.toledoblade.com/Featured-Editorial-Home/2014/06/11/Veterans-matter.html


Jun 10, wdtn.com, Veteran pays it forward after ownstruggle:

http://wdtn.com/2014/06/10/veteran-pays-it-forward-after-own-struggle/

National Policy and Government News

Jun 06, USA Today, Obama honors D-Day at 'democracy's beachhead':

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/usanow/2014/06/06/obama-d-day-speech-omaha-beach-normandy/10055061/

Jun 06, 13abc.com, Portman says more money won't solve VA problems:

http://www.13abc.com/story/25713042/portman-says-more-money-wont-solve-va-problems

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 06, Plain Dealer, D-Day: You are there. Read one of earliest invasion reports, as it appeared in The Plain Dealer in 1944:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/d-day_you_are_there_read_one_of_the_earliest_invasion_reports_as_appeared_in_the_plain_dealer_in_1944.html

State Policy and Government News

Jun 05, Van Wert Independent, Ohio veterans bill sent to Gov. Kasich:

http://www.thevwindependent.com/news/2014/06/ohio-veterans-bill-sent-to-gov-kasich/

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 05, Plain Dealer, Joint Veterans Council celebrates Flag Day June 13:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/joint_veterans_council_celebra.html

People Stories

Jun 06, Mansfield News Journal, Local veterans recall Normandy:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140605/NEWS01/306050031/Local-veterans-recall-Normandy

Jun 05, Akron Beacon Journal, Local D-Day survivor shares recollections of invasion, war:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/local-d-day-survivor-shares-recollections-of-invasion-war-1.493754

Jun 02, CBSNews, 93-year-old WWII vet to parachute into Normandy – again:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/93-year-old-wwii-vet-to-parachute-into-normandy-again/

National Policy and Government News

Jun 02, LA Times, Republicans criticize prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-fg-afghanistan-pow-20140602-story.html#page=1

National Military and Veterans News

Jun 02, USA Today, New research links Iraq dust to ill soldiers:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/06/02/lung-study-va/9771237/

Jun 01, Washington Post, Mixed reaction to Bergdahl’s recovery by service members:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/mixed-reaction-to-bergdahls-recovery-by-service-members-who-consider-him-a-deserter/2014/06/01/3713e3ce-e9c5-11e3-b98c-72cef4a00499_story.html?hpid=z1

State Military and Veterans News

Jun 01, Dayton Daily News, Money earmarked for vets still unspent:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/money-earmarked-for-vets-still-unspent/nf9TL/

May 28, wdtn.com, Ohio launches statewide job site:

http://wdtn.com/2014/05/28/25918/

People Stories

Jun 01, Stars and Stripes, A tale of three Ohio heroes who gave their lives in World War II:

http://www.stripes.com/news/us/a-tale-of-three-ohio-heroes-who-gave-their-lives-in-world-war-ii-1.286491

National Policy and Government News

May 30, NBC4I.com, Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care uproar:

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/25650293/shinseki-resigns-amid-veterans-health-care-issues

May 28, The Courier, Veterans raise VA concerns to Rep. Latta:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/05/28/veterans-raise-va-concerns-to-rep-latta/

National Military and Veterans News

May 30, Chillicothe Gazette, Army showcases military field hospital:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140529/NEWS01/305290020/Army-showcases-military-field-hospital?nclick_check=1

May 27, NY Times, Army Ousts Commander of Hospital After Deaths:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/28/us/army-ousts-commander-of-hospital-after-deaths.html?hp

May 27, Dayton Business Journal, Huber Heights firm was hired to help VA with scheduling problems:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/05/27/report-huber-heights-firm-was-hired-to-help-va.html

State Military and Veterans News

May 30, Cleveland Jewish News, Ohio Holocaust and Liberators Memorial nears reality:

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/local/article_0e968470-e5d7-11e3-8f36-001a4bcf887a.html

May 30, Star Beacon, Field of Honor returns next week:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1760082128/Field-of-Honor-returns-next-week

May 29, Portsmouth Daily Times, 1191st gets “Call to Duty”:

http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/3744504/1191st-gets-Call-to-Duty

May 27, Morning Journal, Lorain County Jail offers program for incarcerated veterans:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140527/lorain-county-jail-offers-program-for-incarcerated-veterans

May 26, Morning Journal, Wags 4 Warriors helps Northeast Ohio wounded veterans get service dogs:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140526/wags-4-warriors-helps-northeast-ohio-wounded-veterans-get-service-dogs

People Stories

May 27, Army Times, Korean War remains ID'd as Ohio soldier:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140527/NEWS/305270050/Korean-War-remains-ID-d-Ohio-soldier

National Policy and Government News

May 27, LA Times, U.S. to reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end:

http://www.latimes.com/world/afghanistan-pakistan/la-fg-obama-troops-afghanistan-20140528-story.html#page=1

National Military and Veterans News

May 27, LA Times, Veterans with 30-day-plus waits will have private options, VA says:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-va-health-care-waits-20140527-story.html

May 26, NY Times, U.S. Training Elite Antiterror Troops in Four African:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/27/world/africa/us-trains-african-commandos-to-fight-terrorism.html?hp&_r=0

State Policy and Government News

May 25, 10TV.com, Ohio Bill Aims To Prevent Military Identity Theft:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/05/25/ap-oh-military-id-theft-legislation.html

May 22, Plain Dealer, Ohio lawmakers honor local soldier who died in Afghanistan last year

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/05/ohio_lawmakers_honor_local_sol.html#incart_river

State Military and Veterans News

May 27, Chillicothe Gazette, 'Forgotten' no more: Korean War memorial is tribute written in stone:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140526/NEWS01/305260025/-Forgotten-no-more-Korean-War-memorial-tribute-written-stone

May 26, Youngstown Vindicator, AT&T to veterans: We have openings:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/26/atampt-to-veterans-we-have-openings/

                   

May 26, Journal News, Medal of Honor wall coming soon to county building:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/medal-of-honor-wall-coming-soon-to-county-building/nf6RM/

May 26, Akron Beacon Journal, Wadsworth unveils war memorial statue:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/wadsworth-unveils-war-memorial-statue-1.491103

May 23, Youngstown Vindicator, Statehouse ceremony honors the fallen:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/23/memorial-day-ohio-officials-honor-those-/

People Stories

May 26, Canton Repository, Korean War vet among Purple Heart recipients to be honored:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140525/News/140529376#ixzz332XKixKi

May 26, Youngstown Vindicator, Struthers residents search for names of veterans:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/26/struthers-cop--others-search-for-names-o/

May 25, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron brothers who served in WWII share meaning of Memorial Day:

http://www.ohio.com/news/akron-brothers-who-served-in-wwii-share-meaning-of-memorial-day-1.490873

National Policy and Government News

May 22, Washington Post, Shinseki letter reveals VA’s early efforts to explain hospital’s ‘secret list’:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/05/22/shinseki-letter-reveals-vas-early-efforts-to-explain-hospitals-secret-list/?hpid=z4

May 21, Dayton Daily News, VA under fire-Obama says he won’t tolerate misconduct:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/va-under-fire/nf5JD/

May 21, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron veteran testifes to U.S. Senate committee:

http://www.ohio.com/blogs/ohio-politics/ohio-politics-1.297397/akron-veteran-testifes-to-u-s-senate-committee-1.489720

National Military and Veterans News

May 22. USA Today, U.S. troops will greatly aid search for Nigerian girls: Analyst:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/05/22/nigeria-boko-haram-international-help/9435397/

May 22, USA Today, Phoenix VA chief's bonus rescinded amid controversy:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/05/22/veterans-affairs-executive-bonus/9434285/

State Military and Veterans News

                   

May 22, Clermont Sun, Veterans honored with medal ceremony:

http://clermontsun.com/2014/05/22/veterans-honored-with-medal-ceremony/

May 19, Fox8 News, Free Cedar Point Admission for Military Members This Weekend:

http://fox8.com/2014/05/19/free-cedar-point-admission-for-military-members-this-weekend/

May 19, Fox19 News, Kings Island offers free admission for military personnel Memorial Day weekend:

http://www.fox19.com/story/25557151/kings-island-offers-free-admission-for-military-personnel

People Stories

May 22, USA Today, After 61 years, missing military man's remains return:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/22/air-force-investigator-alaska-crash-remains-return/9433663/

May 21, Fox8 News, Vets Given ‘Honor Flight’ to World War II Memorial:

http://fox8.com/2014/05/21/vets-given-honor-flight-to-world-war-ii-memorial/

National Policy and Government News

May 21, USA Today, Obama says he won't tolerate misconduct at VA

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/21/obama-speaks-out-on-va-crisis/9369937/

May 20, Washington Post, Management issues at VA, other agencies draw response from Congress:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/05/20/management-issues-at-va-other-agencies-draw-response-from-congress

May 20, Washington Post, This memo shows that the VA knew of records manipulation in 2010:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/05/20/this-memo-shows-that-the-va-knew-of-records-manipulation-in-2010/

National Military and Veterans News

May, 21, Wall Street Journal, Why veterans have more money problems:

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-veterans-have-more-money-problems-2014-05-21?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9308&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

May 20, USA Today, Doolittle Raiders set to receive congressional honor:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/20/doolittle-raiders-set-to-receive-congressional-honor/9350131/

May 20, Army Times, United Airlines settles USERRA case for $6M:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140520/NEWS02/305200048?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9308&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

State Military and Veterans New              

May 21, Dayton Daily News, Local man named Air Force Reserve Command Airman of the Year:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/local-man-named-air-force-reserve-command-airman-o/nfzX7/

May 21, Zanesville Times Recorder, Veterans' payments have doubled in the past decade:

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140520/NEWS01/305210001/Veterans-payments-doubled-past-decade

People Stories

May 20, Star Beacon, B-17 flight a big hit:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1396855381/B-17-flight-a-big-hit

May 20, Youngstown Vindicator, 3 Trumbull County WWII vets to take Honor Flight to D.C:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/20/bound-for-glory/#sthash.dFfJCPoq.dpuf

May 20, Akron Beacon Journal, Creation of memorial statue eases longtime pain for veteran:

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/creation-of-memorial-statue-eases-longtime-pain-for-veteran-1.489574

State Military and Veterans News

 May 19, The Courier, Soldiers honored at fairgrounds:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/05/19/soldiers-honored-at-fairgrounds/

May 19, LimaOhio.com, Veterans invited to join Monday’s parade:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/community-news-history-localnews1-local_features-news/1333813/Veterans-invited-to-join-Mondays-parade

May 18, Dayton Daily News, Springfield man named Ohio Naval Militia Commandant:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/springfield-man-named-ohio-naval-militia-commandan/nfx9B/

May 18, Newark Advocate, Heath's first Armed Forces Day parade called a success:

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140517/NEWS01/305170036/Heath-s-first-Armed-Forces-Day-parade-called-success?nclick_check=1

May 18, The Blade, Forgotten veterans are honored at former state hospital cemetery:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/05/18/Forgotten-veterans-are-honored-at-former-state-hospital-cemetery.html#Cs3sR2QHDT5XOeTl.99

May 18, The Morning Journal, Memorial Day events planned in Vermilion:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140518/memorial-day-events-planned-in-vermilion

People Stories

May 19, Chronicle Telegram, Longtime Lorain High Army Junior ROTC instructor retiring:

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/05/19/junior-rotc-teaches-discipline-life-lessons/

May 19, Mansfield New Journal, A Veteran's Story: WWII wounds ended duty for Madison grad:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140518/NEWS01/305180025

May 18, FoxNews, World War II veteran, 90, earns his college degree:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/18/world-war-ii-veteran-0-earns-his-college-degree/

National Policy and Government News

May 15, USA Today, VA chief 'mad as hell' about vets' treatment delays:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/05/15/veterans-affairs-hearing/9118923/

May 15, ABC News, Obama Aide to Oversee VA Review:

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/apnewsbreak-obama-aide-oversee-va-review-23724157

May 15, LA Times, Secretary Eric Shinseki urges patience:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-va-shinseki-hearing-20140516-story.html

May 14, Military Times, Pay reform unlikely for years, budget experts say:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140514/NEWS/305140063/Pay-reform-unlikely-years-budget-experts-say

May 14, Dayton Daily News, VA lacks sufficient security, Sen. Brown says:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/va-lacks-sufficient-security-sen-brown-says/nfww3/

National Military and Veterans News

May 14, 10TV, Top Military Officials Warn Climate Change Poses National Security Risk:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/05/14/columbus-climate-change-discussion.html

State Military and Veterans News

May 16, Journal News, Veterans official: Apply now for war service bonus:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/veterans-official-apply-now-for-war-service-bonus/nfx78/?ref=cbTopWidget

May 16, The Courier, Veterans Commission members seek pay hike:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/05/16/veterans-commission-members-seek-pay-hike/

May 15, Dayton Business Journal, Matrix Research on a roll with $36M Air Force contract:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/05/15/matrix-research-on-a-roll-with-36m-air-force.html

May 15, Journal News, Board’s focus to demystify veterans benefits, services:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/boards-focus-to-demystify-veterans-benefits-servic/nfw5k/

May 15, The Courier, Armed Forces Day Celebration kicks off Friday:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/05/15/armed-forces-day-celebration-kicks-off-friday/

May 15, Dayton Business Journal, Area defense firms ready for a shot at $100M Air Force human performance deal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/05/15/area-defense-firms-ready-for-a-shot-at-100m-air.html

National Policy and Government News

May 13, CNN.com, Military to get refunds on overcharged student loans:

http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/13/news/economy/military-student-loans/

May 12, National Journal, Congress Plans Obamacare Exemption to Boost Veteran Employment:

http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/congress-plans-obamacare-exemption-to-boost-veteran-employment-20140512?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9244&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

National Military and Veterans News

May 14, Youngstown Vindicator, Vets commit suicide at two or three times the rate of civilians:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/14/suicide-is-major-problem-among-military/#sthash.wK6rCA5U.dpuf

May 14, USA Today, VA, federal prisons pay for transgender treatments:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/14/veterans-prisons-transgender-treatment/9079325/

May 13, CNN.com, Two VA employees in North Carolina on leave over 'inappropriate scheduling':

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/12/us/va-scandal-durham-north-carolina/index.html

May 13, Military Times, Arlington marks 150th anniversary of first burial:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140513/NEWS/305130066/Arlington-marks-150th-anniversary-first-burial?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9247&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

May 13, Air Force Times, Kyle White receives Medal of Honor, says his battle buddies are the 'real heroes:

http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140513/NEWS05/305130059/Kyle-White-receives-Medal-Honor-says-his-battle-buddies-real-heroes

May 13, Washington Post, Panel focuses on challenges to female veterans:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/panel-focuses-on-challenges-to-female-veterans/2014/05/13/ba186300-da6e-11e3-a837-8835df6c12c4_story.html

May 13, CBS News, VA bonuses were incentive to hide wait times, whistleblowers say:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/va-bonuses-tied-to-secret-waiting-lists-whistleblower-says/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9247&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

May 12, Kansas City Star, Military gets picky in recruiting; only 20% of applicants qualify:

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/05/12/5019570/selective-uncle-sam-might-not.html

May 12, Dayton Daily News, Air Force: Medication errors posed a “very small” risk:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/air-force-medication-errors-poised-a-very-small-ri/nftgW/

State Military and Veterans News

May 14, Stars and Stripes, New card helps Ohio veterans get recognition they deserve:

http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/new-card-helps-ohio-veterans-get-recognition-they-deserve-1.282982

May 14, Kokomo Tribune, Grissom air operations moving to Ohio temporarily:

http://www.kokomotribune.com/local/x1396848630/Grissom-air-operations-moving-to-Ohio-temporarily

May 12, Springfield News Sun, Memorial in works to remember Clark veterans who died in Vietnam:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/memorial-in-works-to-remember-clark-veterans-who-d/nftjQ/

People Stories

May 14, Fox News, WWII veteran receives 8 medals nearly 70 years after fierce Pacific battle:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/14/wwii-veteran-receives-8-medals-nearly-70-years-after-fierce-pacific-battle/

May 14, Boston.com, After Army Veteran's Tragic Death, Widow Takes On PTSD:

http://www.boston.com/health/2014/05/14/after-army-veteran-tragic-death-widow-takes-ptsd/fOj4RR9Bvud3dglBwWcy9O/story.html

May 13, Mansfield Journal, Longtime friends' special journey:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140513/NEWS01/305130049/Longtime-friends-special-journey

May 13, Marion Star, Wounded veteran gets rooftop support:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140513/NEWS01/305130013/Wounded-veteran-gets-rooftop-support

National Policy and Government News

May 12, Dayton Business Journal, Efforts in Washington turn to preserving Wright-Patt assets:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/05/efforts-in-washington-turn-to-preserving-wright.html

May 11, NY Times, Hagel ‘Open’ to Reviewing Military’s Ban on Transgender People:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/12/us/hagel-open-to-review-of-military-policy-on-transgender-people.html?ref=us&_r=0

National Military and Veterans News

May 12, Columbus Dispatch, Vietnam vets push for research, treatment of Agent Orange illnesses:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/05/12/vietnam-vets-push-for-research-treatment-of-agent-orange-illnesses.html

State Military and Veterans News

May 12, Youngstown Vindicator, Provides college tuition for children of deceased or severely disabled vets:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/12/war-orphans-scholarship-program-helps-hu/#sthash.Q7D63Ltj.dpuf

May 12, Youngstown Vindicator, Veterans traveling wall to come to YSU campus:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/12/veterans-traveling-wall-to-come-to-ysu-c/

May 11, Akron Beacon Journal, Parents to help unveil Gold Star Father statue:

http://www.ohio.com/news/parents-to-help-unveil-gold-star-father-statue-1.487306

May 11, Journal News, Find a job with Journal-News: Job fair exclusively for veterans:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/find-a-job-with-journal-news-job-fair-exclusively-/nfsJ5/

May 11, AthensOhioToday.com, Local VA hospital affected by Phoenix investigation:

http://www.athensohiotoday.com/news/local-va-hospital-affected-by-phoenix-investigation/article_084fc897-83ff-54d6-8f84-ca71505635c3.html

May 10, Cincinnati.com, Troubled veterans commission gets new director:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/2014/05/10/butler-county-veterans-services-commission-new-director-caroline-bier-marine/8945263/

People Stories

May 12, Herald Star, Honored veteran recalls service:

http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/599028/Honored-veteran-recalls-service.html?nav=5010

May 12, Mansfield Journal News, Mansfield Club of the Deaf honors members of military with service:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140511/NEWS01/305110013/Mansfield-Club-Deaf-honors-members-military-service

National Policy and Government News

May 8, LimaOhio.com, House committee approves 2015 tank funding:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1316144/House-committee-approves-2015-tank-funding

May 8, NBC News, House Committee Subpoenas Shinseki Amid VA Scandal:

http://www.nbcnews.com/#/storyline/va-hospital-scandal/house-committee-subpoenas-shinseki-amid-va-scandal-n100351

May 7, The Hill, Senators look to stop National Guard cuts:

http://thehill.com/policy/defense/205469-senators-look-to-stop-national-guard-cuts

May 7, Stars and Stripes, House panel backs leaving sexual assault cases in chain of command:

http://www.stripes.com/news/us/house-panel-backs-leaving-sexual-assault-cases-in-chain-of-command-1.282056

May 7, NBC News, Veterans Affairs Sec. Shinseki 'Angry' Over Alleged VA Hospital Deaths:

http://www.nbcnews.com/#/storyline/va-hospital-scandal/veterans-affairs-sec-shinseki-angry-over-alleged-va-hospital-deaths-n99816

National Military and Veterans News

May 8, Stars and Stripes, Dayton VA shooting victim thought gun was a toy:

http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/dayton-va-shooting-victim-thought-gun-was-a-toy-1.282204

May 8, Cincinnati.com, US may have Maupin's killer in custody:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/05/07/us-may-maupins-killer-custody/8831829/

State Military and Veterans News

May 9, Twinsburg Bulletin, More than $2 million in bonuses paid to Summit County veterans:

http://www.twinsburgbulletin.com/latest%20headlines/2014/05/09/more-than-2-million-in-bonuses-paid-to-summit-county-veterans

May 9, Pike County Daily, Military Veterans Resource Center to host Chillicothe Open House:

http://www.pikecountydaily.com/ross_county/article_8e198fa1-4e98-5f4d-8f70-4e9eacd8a4f5.html

May 9, AMVET event will help veterans with brain injuries:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140508/NEWS01/305080038/Benefit-will-help-veterans-brain-injuries

May 8, Delphos Herald, Veterans ID cards now available for Van Wert County veterans:

http://www.delphosherald.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18327:veterans-id-cards-now-availabe&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=44

May 8, Plain Dealer, Hospice of Western Reserve hosts free recognition luncheon for veterans:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/05/hospice_of_western_reserve_hos.html

May 8, Sandusky Register, OVH aide allegedly spits on WWII veteran:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/ohio-veterans-home/5612456

People Stories

May 9, ABC22now.com, Airman Gives Mom an Early Mother's Day Gift:

http://www.abc22now.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/wkef_vid_20059.shtml

May 9, Plain Dealer, Navy veteran Kerry Barvincak at sea during Vietnam war, now flies in military aviation artwork:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/05/kerry_barvincak_sailed_off_vie.html

May 9, NY Daily News, Veterans gather dirt from military graves for Patriot Soil Project to grow oak trees:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/patriot-soil-project-memorializes-military-vets-article-1.1786039#ixzz31FKKz41p

May 9, Youngstown Vindicator, Settlement agreement pays $200,000 from doctors to estate of military vet:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/09/trumbull-county-settlement-agreement-pay/#sthash.MIjurgIj.dpuf

May 9, Plain Dealer, Young Marines march in big footsteps in Brook Park:

http://www.cleveland.com/brook-park/index.ssf/2014/05/young_marines_march_in_big_foo.html

May 7, Cincinnati.com, 90-year-old WWII veteran to graduate college:

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/05/07/year-old-lives-dream-graduating-xu/8817319/

National Military and Veterans News

May 07, Dayton Daily News, Gunman in VA shooting: "Don't mess with my family":

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/va-medical-center-reopened-today-after-shooting/nfp9z/

State Military and Veterans News

May 07, Sun News, RICO Manufacturing donates $2,500 to Medina County veterans hall modernization:

http://www.cleveland.com/medina/index.ssf/2014/05/rico_manufacturing_donates_250.html

May 07, Stars and Stripes, New director wants Dayton peace museum to change, grow:

http://www.stripes.com/news/us/new-director-wants-dayton-peace-museum-to-change-grow-1.281973

People Stories

May 07, Plain Dealer, Ohio Air National Guardsman honored for rescuing woman:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/05/ohio_national_guardsman_honore.html

May 07, Dublin Villager, Students raise $24,000 to send veterans to Washington:

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/dublin/news/2014/05/06/grizzell-honor-flight-donation-students-raise-24000-to-send-veterans-to-washington.html

State Policy and Government News

May 6, Sandusky Register, Ohio bill aims to help veterans:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/5594366

National Military and Veterans News

May 6, Mansfield Journal, 1 employee hurt in Ohio VA hospital shooting:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140505/NEWS01/305050010/1-employee-hurt-Ohio-VA-hospital-shooting

May 2, LA Times, Pressure grows in investigation of Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-ff-arizona-veterans-20140503-story.html

State Military and Veterans News

May 2, Dayton Daily News, Ohio honors vets for their valor:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/ohio-honors-vets-for-their-valor/nfnd4/

People Stories

May 5, Akron Beacon Journal, Marine veteran from Akron goes on global mission:

http://www.ohio.com/news/marine-veteran-from-akron-goes-on-global-mission-1.485974

May 5, Dayton Daily News, Former Air Force One chief lived with “passion”:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/former-air-force-one-chief-lived-with-passion/nfpwD/

May 3, Youngstown VindicatorMahoning JFS chief Bush inducted into Ohio military HOF:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/03/mahoning-jfs-chief-inducted-into-ohio-mi/#sthash.NphziV2R.dpuf

May 3, Youngstown Vindicator, Newton Falls soldier meets his senior pen pals:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/may/03/senior-pen-pals/

National Policy and Government News

Apr 30, The Hill, House adopts proposals to fix VA claims backlog:

http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/204846-house-adopts-proposals-to-fix-va-claims-backlog#ixzz30adetB1c

Apr 30, Stars and Stripes, Lawmakers debate Army’s proposal to rebalance active duty and reserves:

http://www.stripes.com/news/lawmakers-debate-army-s-proposal-to-rebalance-active-duty-and-reserves-1.280770?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9222&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

National Military and Veterans News

May 1, Military Times, Experiment grows new muscle in men's injured legs:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140501/NEWS05/305010061/Experiment-grows-new-muscle-men-s-injured-legs?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9225&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

May 1, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force grants funds to train minority students in STEM fields:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/05/air-force-grants-funds-to-train-minority-students.html

May 1, USA Today, Sexual assault complaints among troops jump 50%:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/01/military-sexual-assault-sen-claire-mccaskill/8556481/

May 1, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patterson names new base commander:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/wright-patterson-names-new-base-commander/nfmyJ/

May 1, Cnn.com, Phoenix VA officials deny there's a secret wait list; doctor says they're lying:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/30/health/veterans-dying-health-care-delays/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9222&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 30, Washington Post, Head of Pentagon intelligence agency forced out, officials say:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/head-of-pentagon-intelligence-agency-forced-out-officials-say/2014/04/30/ec15a366-d09d-11e3-9e25-188ebe1fa93b_story.html?hpid=z3

Apr 30, The Hill, Defense panel tosses out request for new round of base closures:

http://thehill.com/policy/defense/204792-lawmakers-reject-new-round-of-base-closures?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9222&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1#ixzz30adMw2LD

Apr 25, Plain Dealer, Military has spent $11 million searching for missing Malaysian airliner:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/military_has_spent_11_million.html

State Military and Veterans News

May 2, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Military Hall of Fame swells with honor:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/05/02/hall-of-fame-swells-with-honor.html

May 1, NewsNet5, Marines honored exhibit opens Thursday:

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/marines-honored-exhibit-opens-thursday

May 1, Journal News, Veterans transportation off to tumultuous start:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/veterans-transportation-off-to-tumultuous-start/nfm3n/

May 1, Dayton Business Journal, Business leaders named to Wright-Patt outreach board:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/05/01/business-leaders-named-to-wright-patt-outreach.html