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

National Policy and Government News


Aug 18, Military Times, VA amends access rules for service dogs at facilities:


Aug 17, Stars and Stripes, VA weighs PTSD care that avoids traumatic memories:


National Military and Veteran News


Aug 18, The Hill, US military joining firefighting effort:


Aug 18, Daily Press, Floundering for-profit colleges are using the GI Bill to make money off veterans:


Aug 17, Washington Post, History made: Army Ranger School to graduate its first female students:


Aug 17, Stars and Stripes, Emma Didlake, believed to be the nation's oldest veteran, dies at age 110:


Aug 07, Plain Dealer, New veterans claims handled quickly in Cleveland, but appeals piling up at the VA:


Jun 26, Plain Dealer, What to do when the VA rejects your disability claim:


State Military and Veteran News


Aug 17, Sandusky Register, Civil War encampment:


Aug 17,, New York Soldiers supports Ohio Guard and shooting's 'National Matches':


Aug 16, Norwalk Reflector, 162 WWII veterans living in Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky honored:


Aug 14,, Ohio National Guard provides free medical care for citizens during GuardCare:


Aug 11, Plain Dealer, USS Cod holds Veterans Fair Aug. 22:


Aug 05, Plain Dealer, Pennies serve as a salute to vets at national cemetery (photos):


People Stories


Aug 17, Washington Post, Soldier’s journey to heal spotlights ‘soul wounds’ of war:


Aug 15, Springfield News-Sun, For those who fought in Pacific, memories never fade:


Aug 14, Plain Dealer, An eyewitness to Japan's surrender 70 years ago:


Aug 12,, Ohio Veteran Gets French Honor for Military Service in WWII:


Jul 07, Plain Dealer, Saluting the legacy of Sharon Lane, a nurse killed in Vietnam:

Aug 11 Will the Army open its elite Ranger Regiment to women? A controversial decision awaits:


Aug. 10 New York Times: Housing for Homeless Veterans Is Planned for Ex-Walter Reed Site


Aug 10 These 4 books show the inner workings of Delta Force


Aug 03,, New VA head focuses on vets, employees:


July 06, Dayton Daily News, Centerville grad named undersecretary of U.S. Army:


National Military and Veteran News


Aug. 6 CBS News: Veterans returned home with higher skin cancer risk, study finds


Aug 03 SCVNews, VA Begins Compensating C-123 Agent Orange Claimants


Jun 08, Dayton Daily News, History made as new general takes command at Wright-Patterson:


State Military and Veteran News


Aug 03, Dayton Daily News, Dayton National Cemetery offering full military funerals:


July 01, Columbus CEO Magazine, Ohio Veterans find help turning skills into jobs:


May 06, Columbus Dispatch, Agreement to expand medical options for VA patients in Ohio:


People Stories


Aug 03, Mansfield News Journal, Bellville veteran left electronics behind after war:


Aug 01,, Paw Platoon: Valley officer and veteran saves canine lives:


Jul 29, Stars and Stripes, Flag kept as souvenir by World War II veteran returns to Japan: