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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 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

Apr 28, Plain Dealer, Vietnam veterans mark 39th anniversary of war's end:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/vietnam_veterans_mark_39th_ann.html

People Stories

Apr 28, Plain Dealer, Tuskegee Airmen saluted in exhibit at Liberty Aviation Museum:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/tuskegee_airmen_saluted_in_exh.html

Apr 25, Plain Dealer, High school enlistees honored by Our Community Salutes of Northeast Ohio:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/high_school_enlistees_honored.html

National Policy and Government News

Apr 29, Military.com, House Panel Moves to Block Cuts to Troop Benefits:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/04/29/house-panel-moves-to-block-cuts-to-troop-benefits.html?comp=7000023317828&rank=1

Apr 29, ABC News, Congressmen Want Phoenix VA Health Chief Removed:

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/congressmen-phoenix-va-health-chief-23521135?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9220&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

National Military and Veterans News

Apr 30, WPRO, Pentagon to Consider Whether Drone Pilots Deserve Top Military Honors:

http://www.630wpro.com/common/more.php?m=58&ts=1398765002&article=C4184316CF1811E3B51EFEFDADE6840A&mode=2&org=403&lvl=100&ite=9220&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 29, 10TV, Military to review hair rules after complaints:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/04/29/us--military-black-hair.html

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 29, Sandusky Register,  OVH lands $2.5M for HVAC:

http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/SanduskyRegister/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=U0RTS1kvMjAxNC8wNC8zMA..&pageno=Mg..&entity=QXIwMDIwOQ..&view=ZW50aXR5

People Stories

Apr 30, The Collegian, Disabled veteran runs Boston Marathon after overcoming insurmountable odds:

http://collegian.tccd.edu/?p=20331&org=403&lvl=100&ite=9220&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 27, Navy Times, Mineman dodged sharks, saved shipmates after Guardian grounding:

http://www.navytimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014304270027

International Military News

Apr 27, ABC News, US Military Forces Return to Philippines In 10-Year Deal:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2014/04/us-military-forces-return-to-philippines-in-10-year-deal/

National Military and Veterans News

Apr 28, USAToday, Pentagon to destroy $1B in ammunition:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/04/27/pentagon-ammunition-sen-tom-carper-gao-waste/8145729/

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 28, Fox8.com, PHOTOS: Hundreds Honor Veterans Killed in Line of Duty:

http://fox8.com/2014/04/27/photos-hundreds-honor-veterans-killed-in-line-of-duty/

Apr 28, TimesLeader, Dogs 4 Warriors helping veterans:

http://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/554296/Dogs-4-Warriors-helping-veterans.html?nav=5010

People Stories

Apr 27, USAToday, Cemetery tells grieving father to remove son's photos:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/27/cemetery-tells-father-to-remove-sons-photos-lawsuit/8314483/

Apr 25, Plain Dealer, Vietnam veteran Bob Towles presented with Distinguished Service Cross for heroism:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/vietnam_veteran_bob_towles_pre.html

National Policy and Government News

Apr 24, LA Times, Senate to investigate veterans' deaths at Phoenix VA facility:

 http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-va-phoenix-veterans-death-20140424,0,226311.story#ixzz2zvJrYVJV

National Military and Veterans News

Apr 25, USA Today, War-years military suicide rate higher than believed:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/04/25/suicide-rates-army-military-pentagon/8060059/

Apr 24, AP, AP sources: Work to free US soldier disorganized:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CAPTURED_SOLDIER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Apr 24, CNN, A fatal wait: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/23/health/veterans-dying-health-care-delays/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 25, Chillicothe Gazette, 15 veteran cemetery markers found roadside:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140424/NEWS01/304240020/Veteran-markers-found-roadside

Apr 22, Lancaster Gazette, Renovations on Disabled American Veterans chapter house moving forward:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/article/20140421/NEWS01/304180012/Renovations-Disabled-American-Veterans-chapter-house-moving-forward

Apr 23, Morning Journal, Funds sought for war veterans to go on Canadian fishing trip:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140423/funds-sought-for-war-veterans-to-go-on-canadian-fishing-trip

People Stories

Apr 25, NY Daily News, Sanitation worker rescues 700 American flags from the trash heap:

 http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/bringing-dignity-old-glory-article-1.1768063#ixzz2zvO23G48

Apr 25, Plain Dealer, Manuel Hackney earned scars and medals during Korean War:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/04/manuel_hackney_earned_scars_an.html

Apr 25, Youngstown Vindicator, GM workers volunteer to build home for Marine veteran in Austintown:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/25/gm-workers-volunteer-build-home-marine-veteran-aus/#sthash.FLW5ZCdM.dpuf

Apr 24, Hannah.com, Rep. Tim Ryan and Sen. Sherrod Brown Recognize

Mahoning Valley Veteran:

http://www.hannah.com/ShowDocument.aspx?PressReleaseID=13066

Apr 17, Plain Dealer, Combat documentary focuses on unit of soldier from Mentor:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/combat_documentary_focuses_on.html

International Military News

Apr 23, USA Today, Pentagon deploying troops to thwart Russia:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/22/russia-ukraine-crimea-pentagon/8022747/

National Military and Veterans News

Apr 23, 10TV.com, New Website Helps Vets Find Jobs:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/04/23/us-veterans-job-program.html

Apr 22, Post-Gazette, Federal agency sues New Castle company on veteran's behalf:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2014/04/22/Agency-sues-New-Castle-company-on-veteran-s-behalf/stories/201404220197#ixzz2zjvx6Gff

Apr 22, Washington Post, Army general disciplined over mishandling of sexual-assault case in Japan

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/army-general-disciplined-over-mishandling-of-sexual-assault-case-in-japan/2014/04/22/6339f268-ca2b-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_story.html?hpid=z1

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 22, Star Beacon, 'Pay It Back' will help local veterans:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x493470082/Pay-It-Back-will-help-local-veterans

People Stories

Apr 22, The Morning Journal, Husband, wife honored for service to country by Hospice of the Western Reserve:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140422/husband-wife-honored-for-service-to-country-by-hospice-of-the-western-reserve

Apr 21, Chronicle, Military Veterans Bring Value to the Classroom (Commentary):

http://chronicle.com/article/Military-Veterans-Bring-Value/146113/

Apr 20, Stars and Stripes, Tens of thousands to evacuate Italian city as WWII ‘Blockbuster’ bomb defused:

http://www.stripes.com/news/tens-of-thousands-to-evacuate-italian-city-as-wwii-blockbuster-bomb-defused-1.278684

Apr 20, Washington Post, Navy OKs changes for submariners’ sleep schedules:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/navy-oks-changes-for-submariners-sleep-schedules/2014/04/20/d42d6cf0-c8ac-11e3-b81a-6fff56bc591e_story.html?hpid=z4

Apr 20, NY Times, Army’s Ban on Some Popular Hairstyles Raises Ire of Black Female Soldiers:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/21/us/politics/armys-ban-on-some-popular-hairstyles-raises-ire-of-black-female-soldiers.html?ref=us&_r=0

Apr 17, Newsnet5, U.S. Coast Guard warns boaters to be prepared:

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/us-coast-guard-warns-boaters-to-be-prepared-before-going-out-on-the-lake-in-the-spring

Apr 17, Dayton Business Journal, Defense cuts to exceed $1 trillion from sequestration:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/04/defense-cuts-to-exceed-1-trillion-from.html

Apr 19, Youngstown Vindicator, YSU Veterans Resource Center work progressing:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/19/new-central-command-post-for-vets-at-ysu/

Apr 18, Dayton Business Journal, Several ‘best vet’ companies have Dayton operations:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/04/several-best-vet-companies-have-dayton-operations.html

Apr 17, Toledo Blade, New commander: Base’s community relationship solid:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/04/17/New-commander-Base-s-community-relationship-solid.html

Apr 16, Journal News, New director plans to “repair” reputation of county veterans agency:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/new-director-plans-to-repair-reputation-of-county-/nfbqM/

Apr 21, Mansfield News Journal, A Veteran's Story: Vet soon to be 106 years old:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140420/NEWS01/304200010/A-Veteran-s-Story-Vet-soon-106-years-old?nclick_check=1

Apr 20, Journal News, Fairfield native receives military award for bravery:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/fairfield-native-receives-military-award-for-brave/nfc83/

Apr 20, Sandusky Register, Vietnam veteran honored:

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/5544536

Apr 19, Washington Post, Transitioning from military to civilian life, and from camaraderie to isolation:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/04/19/ugh-i-miss-it/?hpid=z1

Apr 16, Streetsboro Gateway News, NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat:

http://www.thegatewaynews.com/ap%20international/2014/04/16/nato-ups-military-presence-amid-russian-threat

Apr 15, Columbus Dispatch, Some U.S. troops should stay in Afghanistan, Boehner says

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/15/some-u-s--troops-should-stay-boehner-says.html

Apr 16, Marion Star, NORAD to conduct exercise flights over Marion area Thursday:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140416/NEWS01/304160004/NORAD-conduct-exercise-flights-over-Marion-area-Thursday

Apr 16, Dayton Business Journal, Pentagon agency wants innovative ideas from business community:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/04/pentagon-agency-wants-innovative-ideas-from.html

Apr 15, Dayton Business Journal, Any day now: Dayton-area companies anxiously await nearly $1B intelligence contract:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/2014/04/any-day-now-dayton-area-companies-anxiously-await.html

Apr 14, Bizjournals.com, New leader coming at high-profile Air Force center:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/04/14/new-leader-coming-at-high-profile-air-force-center.html

Apr 15, Star Beacon, Groundbreaking heralds construction of new Veterans Affairs clinic:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1535567038/Groundbreaking-heralds-construction-of-new-Veterans-Affairs-clinic

Apr 16, Plain Dealer, Family following investigation of B-24 crash site where Lakewood flier may lie:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/nephew_urges_investigation_of.html

Apr 15, USA Today, Medal of Honor recipient risked all for comrades:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/15/medal-honor-afghanistan-ambush-soldier-bravery/7666683/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9170&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 15, KTBV.com, Boise veteran, wounded in Afghanistan, climbing Mt. Everest:

http://www.ktvb.com/news/Boise-veteran--255376301.html?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9170&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 14, Military.com, Russian Jet Makes Multiple Passes by US Destroyer:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/04/14/russian-jet-makes-multiple-passes-by-us-destroyer.html?comp=1198882887570&rank=1

Apr 14, Military.com, US Orders Pro-Russian Militants Out of Ukraine:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/04/14/us-orders-pro-russian-militants-out-of-ukraine.html?comp=7000023317843&rank=6

Apr 11, Dayton Daily News, Turner introduces bill to fight sex assaults in the military:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/turner-introduces-bill-to-fight-sex-assaults-in-th/nfX7k/

Apr 13, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio bill would protect businesses favoring veterans in hiring:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/13/bill-would-protect-businesses-favoring-veterans-in-hiring.html

Apr 14, Washington Post, The wars’ toll on female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/04/14/the-wars-toll-on-female-iraq-and-afghanistan-veterans/

Apr 13, LA Times, U.S. Sikhs say military's ban on long hair and beards keeps them out:

 http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-military-sikhs-20140414,0,3774594.story#ixzz2ytAWlPjk

Apr 12, Business Insider, The Navy Just Christened Its Most Futuristic Ship Ever:

http://www.businessinsider.com/uss-zumwalt-2014-4

Apr 12, Business Insider, The US Navy's Real-Life Captain Kirk Got An Awesome Letter From William Shatner:

http://www.businessinsider.com/william-shatner-zumwalt-letter-2014-4

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 14, Plain Dealer, Nominations sought for Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/nominations_sought_for_ohio_ve.html

Apr 13, Sandusky Register, OVH grant funding money well spent

http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/SanduskyRegister/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=U0RTS1kvMjAxNC8wNC8xNA..&pageno=NA..&entity=QXIwMDQwMA..&view=ZW50aXR5

Apr 11, News-Herald, Construction of new Coast Guard station in Painesville Township ahead of schedule:

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140412/construction-of-new-coast-guard-station-in-painesville-township-ahead-of-schedule

People Stories

Apr 14, Newsnet5.com, Geneva the Dog finds a home with Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War:

http://www.newsnet5.com/lifestyle/pets/geneva-the-dog-finds-a-home-with-marine-corps-veteran-of-the-iraq-war

Apr 13, Herald-Star, Walk marks anniversary of Bataan death march:

http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/597590/Walk-marks-anniversary-of-Bataan-death-march.html?nav=5010

Apr 11, Journal-News, Local veteran opens up about struggles with PTSD:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/local-veteran-opens-up-about-struggles-with-ptsd/nfYCh/

Apr 11, Dayton Daily News, Air Force grants $141M contract to drone maker:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/business/air-force-grants-141m-contract-to-drone-maker/nfXyZ/

Apr 10, USA Today, Army sheds (a little) light on sexual assault:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/04/10/sen-kirsten-gillibrand-lt-gen-howard-bromberg-military-sexual-assault/7567041/

Apr 10, abcnews.com, Diving Program Helps Wounded Soldiers with Rehab:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/04/diving-program-helps-wounded-soldiers-with-rehab/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9111&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 09, abcnews.com, US Troops May Be Sent to E. Europe:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nato-send-us-troops-eastern-european-allies-23257669

Apr 10, limaohio.com, Fight continues to keep JSMC open:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/930323/Fight-continues-to-keep-JSMC-open

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 11, Plain Dealer, Portion of Ohio 8 renamed in honor of fallen soldier David Rylander of Stow:

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/04/portion_of_ohio_8_renamed_in_h.html

Apr 11, Star Beacon, Groundbreaking ceremony set for new Ashtabula VA clinic:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x360400294/Groundbreaking-ceremony-set-for-new-Ashtabula-VA-clinic

Apr 11, Plain Dealer, Rally for Troops set for April 27 on Public Square:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/rally_for_troops_set_for_april.html

Apr 10, wfmj.com, Austintown Veteran's Memorial dedicated:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/25215666/austintown-veterans-memorial-dedicated

Apr 09, Journal News, Final 6 Veterans Board candidates named:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local/final-6-veterans-board-candidates-named/nfWsR/

Apr 11, Toledo Blade, School rallies support for son of slain soldier:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/04/11/School-rallies-support-for-son-of-slain-soldier.html#RXXLJxIUGXUvMmaT.99

Apr 10, wtov9.com, Ohio veteran searches for answers about his uncle:

http://www.wtov9.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/ohio-veteran-searches-answers-his-uncle-3887.shtml

Apr 10, Star Beacon, Ashtabula County seniors joining military to be honored:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x493455876/Ashtabula-County-seniors-joining-military-to-be-honored

Apr 09, Dayton Daily News, Air Force apologizes to family after traffic stop:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/air-force-apologizes-to-family-after-traffic-stop/nfW2P/

Apr 09, Huffington Post, Placing a Value on Veterans' Skills:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gary-sinise/placing-a-value-on-vetera_b_5119923.html?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9111&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 07, Washington Post, Ted Cruz-sponsored bill to bar Iran’s U.N. envoy from entering U.S. passes Senate:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ted-cruz-sponsored-bill-to-bar-irans-un-envoy-from-entering-us-passes-senate/2014/04/07/fceff50e-be8e-11e3-bcec-b71ee10e9bc3_story.html?hpid=z3

Apr 09, Dayton Business Journal, Army places $240K order with Beavercreek defense firm:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/04/army-places-240k-order-with-beavercreek-defense.html

Apr 09, WTVD, Marine guard shot to death by colleague at Camp Lejeune gate:

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=9496889

Apr 08, USA Today, Fort Hood coverage reinforced stereotypes, vets say:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/08/fort-hood-veterans-lopez-mchugh/7438497/

Apr 08, LA Times, Pentagon to remove 50 nuclear missiles from silos

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pentagon-nuclear-20140409,0,3518249.story#ixzz2yPYn7Cic

Apr 08, NY Times, At Fort Hood, Wrestling With Label of Terrorism:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/09/us/at-fort-hood-wrestling-with-label-of-terrorism.html?ref=us&_r=0

Apr 07,Washington Post, Congress and Pentagon are engaged in a new fight: Where do Apache helicopters belong:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/congress-and-pentagon-are-engaged-in-a-new-fight-where-do-apache-helicopters-belong/2014/04/07/205f8a80-b84b-11e3-9a05-c739f29ccb08_story.html?tid=hpModule_14fd66a0-9199-11e2-bdea-e32ad90da239&hpid=z13

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 09, Canton Repository, Akron to host job fair for veterans on April 16:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140409/Business/140409173#ixzz2yPtLPoAJ

Apr 08, Dayton Daily News, Rickenbacker in running to house Air Force’s KC-46A aircraft:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/national-govt-politics/columbus-base-puts-in-bid-for-new-tanker-home/nfTbx/

Apr 07, Akron Beacon Journal,  Foundation creates veteran scholarship:

http://www.ohio.com/news/foundation-creates-veteran-scholarship-1.479127

People Stories

Apr 09, The Courier, Retired general stresses service:

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/04/09/retired-general-stresses-service/

Apr 07, Hannah.com, Shelby Rotary Club recognizes Shelby 179th Airlift Wing Members:

http://www.hannah.com/ShowDocument.aspx?PressReleaseID=12732

Apr 07, Alliance-The Review, Ohio Senate OKs bill honoring Ohio Statehouse, DAVs and POW/MIAs:

http://www.the-review.com/dix%20statehouse/2014/04/07/ohio-senate-oks-bill-honoring-ohio-statehouse-davs-and-pow-mias

Apr 07, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt commander named to Pentagon post:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/04/07/wright-patt-commander-named-to-pentagon-post.html

Apr 06, Washington Times, Doubts on military’s sex assault stats as numbers far exceed those for the U.S.:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/6/doubts-on-militarys-sex-assault-stats-as-numbers-f/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9103&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 06, NY Times, War Pain Yields to New Anxiety Inside Ft. Hood:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/06/us/war-pain-yields-to-new-anxiety-at-a-texas-fort.html?hp&_r=0

Apr 05, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Air Force intelligence center to get new head:

http://www.ohio.com/news/ohio-air-force-intelligence-center-to-get-new-head-1.478660

Apr 04, LA Times, Ft. Hood shooter said to have been furious before rampage:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-0405-fort-hood-shooting-20140405,0,3020418.story#ixzz2yELdAVvg

Apr 03, Washington Post, Why the Iraq War has produced more PTSD than the conflict in Afghanistan:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/04/03/why-the-iraq-war-has-produced-more-ptsd-than-the-conflict-in-afghanistan/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9103&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

State Military and Veterans News

Apr 06, Youngstown Vindicator, Some workers got 2 or 3 raises, 11 got 40% or more:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/06/some-mahoning-workers-got-2-or-3-raises-2013/

Apr 06, 10tv.com, New Ohio Home For Homeless Veterans Gets $85,000 Grant:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/04/06/oh--veterans-home.html

Apr 04, Dayton Business Journal, Contractor to lay off 88 at Wright-Patt:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/04/04/contractor-to-lay-off-88-at-wright-patt.html

Apr 03, nbc4i.com, 26,000 Insurance Jobs In Ohio By 2020:

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/25158329/26000-insurance-jobs-in-ohio-by-2020

People Stories

Apr 07, Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Three local men to join ranks of Ohio Military Hall of Fame:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/article/20140406/NEWS01/304060014

Apr 07, Plain Dealer, John Smeets served in Dutch underground during World War II:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/04/john_smeets_found_in_dutch_und.html

Apr 06, Canton Repository, Company owner helps transport wounded warriors in plane:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140406/News/140409443#ixzz2yENN3HKr

Apr 04, Stars and Stripes, Lawmakers to Navy: Keep selling cigarettes:

http://www.stripes.com/news/lawmakers-to-navy-keep-selling-cigarettes-1.276248

Apr 03, abcnews.com, GOP Lawmakers Slam Veterans Affairs, Eye Overhaul After Ft. Hood Shooting:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2014/04/gop-lawmakers-slam-veterans-affairs-eye-overhaul-after-fort-hood-shooting/

Apr 04, Military.com, Navy Unlikely to Reach 300-Ship Fleet by 2020:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/04/04/navy-unlikely-to-reach-300-ship-fleet-by-2020.html?comp=700001075741&rank=1

Apr 03, USA Today, Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez had mental problems, saw no combat in Iraq:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/02/fort-hood-shooter-had-mental-health-problems/7237489/

Apr 02, Washington Post, Wanted Heroes:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/04/02/wanted-heroes/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9080&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 02, Washington Post, Report: Veterans’ caregivers sacrifice much but have little support:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/04/02/report-veterans-caregivers-sacrifice-much-but-have-little-support/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=9080&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Apr 01, Plain Dealer, Navy christens research ship Neil Armstrong:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/navy_christens_research_ship_n.html

April 03, Plain Dealer, Ohio Attorney General gives grant to Valor Home in Lorain:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/ohio_attorney_general_gives_gr.html#incart_river

Apr 01, Wnewsj.com, Veteran ID Cards available – Clinton County

http://wnewsj.com/news/home_top-news/4062366/Veteran-ID-Cards-available

Apr 04, Plain Dealer, John Smeets served in Dutch underground during World War II:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/04/john_smeets_found_in_dutch_und.html

Apr 03, Plain Dealer, Afghan, Iraq war interpreters find new home in Cleveland:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/afghhan_iraq_interpreters_find.html

Apr 02, wfmj.com, Army veteran restoring soldier memorial stolen from Youngstown:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/25148835/bronze-statue-honoring-our-valleys-veterans-is-given-a-new-life

Mar 26, Dayton Daily News, Boehner: VA is ‘failing our veterans’

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/national-govt-politics/boehner-va-is-failing-our-veterans/nfLzz/

Mar 31, Akron Beacon Journal, Russia pulls back a battalion from Ukraine border:

http://www.ohio.com/news/russia-pulls-back-a-battalion-from-ukraine-border-1.477302

Mar 31, Reuters.com, North, South Korea trade artillery rounds into the sea: Seoul:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/31/us-korea-north-drills-idUSBREA2U05520140331

Mar 30, LA Times, U.S., Russia diplomats agree to work with Ukraine to solve crisis:

http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-us-russia-ukraine-crisis-20140330,0,7364210.story#ixzz2xZ64Uoln

March 31, Military.com, Major Submarine Accidents Are Isolated But Costly:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/03/31/major-submarine-accidents-remain-isolated-but-costly.html?comp=700001075741&rank=5

Mar 31, Plain Dealer, University of Akron plans an American Legion post on campus:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/university_of_akron_plans_to_e.html

Mar 30, Herald Star, Vietnam veterans honored at fort:

http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/596991/Vietnam-veterans-honored-at-fort.html?nav=5010

Mar 31, Mansfield New Journal, A Veteran's Story: She helped build fighter planes:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140330/NEWS01/303300019/A-Veteran-s-Story-She-helped-build-fighter-planes

Mar 30, Akron Beacon Journal, More Vietnam vets are getting assistance for PTSD:

http://www.ohio.com/news/more-vietnam-vets-are-getting-assistance-for-ptsd-1.477124

Mar 29, 10tv.com, Police In Ohio Track Down Identity Of Broken Tombstone:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/03/29/oh--broken-tombstone-veteran.html

Mar 28, Fox News, Russian troops said to be hiding positions, creating supply lines near Ukraine border:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/03/28/concerns-mount-over-russian-troop-buildup-on-ukraine-border/

Mar 28, CNN.com, Obama urges Russia to move its troops away from Ukrainian border:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/28/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?hpt=wo_c1

Mar 25, NY Times, North Korea Launches Two Midrange Missiles:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/26/world/asia/north-korea-launches-two-midrange-missiles.html?_r=0

Mar 27, Akron Beacon Journal, Commanders fired in nuke missile cheating scandal:

http://www.ohio.com/news/commanders-fired-in-nuke-missile-cheating-scandal-1.476504

Mar 27, 13wmaz.com, Air Force F-35 takes first night flight:

http://www.13wmaz.com/story/news/local/robins-air-force-base/2014/03/27/f-35-night-flight/6948759/

Mar 27, Akron Beacon Journal, Senators urge end of deal to buy Russian choppers:

http://www.ohio.com/news/senators-urge-end-of-deal-to-buy-russian-choppers-1.476499

Mar 28, Plain Dealer, Verizon Wireless announces 250 Ohio positions available:

http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/03/verizon_wireless_announces_250.html

Mar 28, Van Wert Independent, World War II vets sought for last Honor Flight NW trips:

http://www.thevwindependent.com/news/2014/03/world-war-ii-vets-sought-for-last-honor-flight-nw-trips/

Mar 28, Coshocton Tribune, 6K run to benefit shelter for homeless vets:

http://www.coshoctontribune.com/article/20140327/NEWS01/303270027/6K-benefit-shelter-homeless-vets

Mar 26, WKBN.com, Veteran shares success of special court:

http://wkbn.com/2014/03/26/veteran-shares-success-of-special-court/

Mar 28, Akron Beacon Journal, Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies:

http://www.ohio.com/news/jeremiah-denton-vietnam-pow-and-ex-senator-dies-1.476658

Mar 22, The Republic, Ohio military, overseas absentee ballots go out ahead of May 6 primary election:

http://www.therepublic.com/w/OH--Primary-Elections-Voting

May 21, wdtn.com, Governor talks jobs, veterans at WSU:

http://wdtn.com/2014/03/21/governor-talks-jobs-veterans-at-wsu/

Mar 25, Dayton Daily News, Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/top-news/2-ukrainians-captured-as-crimean-based-stormed/nfKJK/

Mar 23, Dayton Daily News, Turkish jet downs Syrian warplane near border:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/international/heavy-clashes-in-syria-near-turkish-border/nfJyK/

Mar 21, Fox19.com, Crimea goes east, Ukraine goes west in 2 new deals:

http://www.fox19.com/story/25035747/crimea-goes-east-ukraine-goes-west-in-2-new-deals

Mar 26, Military Times, 24-hour gyms for every Air Force base, other services taking a wait-and-see approach:

http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/26/24-hour-gyms-for-every-air-force-base-other-services-taking-a-wait-and-see-approach

Mar 26, the guardian, US navy searches for answers in shooting death of sailor at Norfolk base:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/26/us-navy-searches-answers-shooting-death-sailor-norfolk

Mar 25, Military Times, Some vets won't have to report income for VA care:

http://www.militarytimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014303250063

Mar 25, abcnews.com, Army Head to Decide Rank of Disgraced General:

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/army-head-decide-rank-disgraced-general-23052018

Mar 20, Dayton Daily News, Naval Academy midshipman not guilty in sex assault:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/us/closing-arguments-expected-in-naval-academy-case/nfHBq/

Mar 25, Plain Dealer, Service academy seminars scheduled across Ohio:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/service_academy_seminars_sched.html

Mar 25, Columbus CEO, Verizon planning to hire about 200 in central Ohio:

http://www.columbusceo.com/content/stories/Dispatch/2014/03/verizon.html

Mar 24, Dayton Daily News, Report estimates half of vets on GI Bill graduate:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/top-news/report-estimates-half-of-vets-on-gi-bill-graduate/nfKDm/

Mar 24, Plain Dealer, Tri-C offers free financial guidance for military families and vets:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/tri-c_offers_free_financial_gu.html

Mar 24, Plain Dealer, Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration March 29 in Garfield Heights

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/vietnam_veterans_day_commemora.html

Mar 25, Freepressstandard.com, Dogs 4 Warriors helps veterans suffering with PTSD:

http://www.freepressstandard.com/Accent/01032714.htm

Mar 25, Youngstown Vindicator, Church center's van takes vets to docs, grocery, appointments:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/25/umccs-van-helps-veterans-in-need/

Mar 25, wfmj.com, Masury man sentenced for theft of veteran's memorial:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/25067809/masury-man-sentenced-for-theft-of-veterans-memorial

Mar 20, Washington Post, Russian parliament moves to ratify Crimea takeover; Obama announces new sanctions:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/european-leaders-weigh-additional-sanctions-against-russia/2014/03/20/c427861e-b016-11e3-95e8-39bef8e9a48b_story.html?hpid=z1

Mar 20, Daily Record, Giving Ohio veterans a break on property taxes:

http://www.the-daily-record.com/local%20news/2014/03/20/giving-ohio-veterans-a-break-on-property-taxes

Mar 20, LA Times, Advanced U.S. aircraft combs Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines jet:

http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-malaysia-plane-20140321,0,209255.story#ixzz2wczvpMuP

Mar 20, Dayton Business Journal, Lockheed Martin wins more F-35 work:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/03/lockheed-martin-wins-more-f-35-work.html

Mar 20, Dayton Daily News, Veteran unemployment rate drops to 9 percent:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/business/veteran-employment-decrease-first-since-2001/nfHdK/

Mar 19, Navy Times, Corpsman earns Silver Star for actions in Afghanistan:

http://www.navytimes.com/article/20140319/NEWS/303190058/Corpsman-earns-Silver-Star-actions-Afghanistan?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8866&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 19, UT-SanDiego, Children of wounded 'hidden casualties' of war:

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/mar/19/combat-wounded-children-study/?st&org=403&lvl=100&ite=8866&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 19, CB S Evening News, Starbucks CEO announces $30 million gift for U.S. troops:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/starbucks-ceo-howard-schultz-announces-30-million-gift-for-us-troops/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8866&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 19, Dayton Daily News, Vets could get college credit for service:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/vets-could-get-college-credit-for-service/nfGxn/

Mar 20, Sidney Post, Marine Visits Sidney Middle School:

http://www.thesidneypost.com/marine-visits-sidney-middle-school/

Mar 17, Daily News, Movement grows to honor fearless Irish immigrant killed while Marine in Vietnam War:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/movement-honor-irish-immigrant-killed-vietnam-war-grows-article-1.1723851#ixzz2wd0bWR42

Mar 18, USA Today, House asks VA for presumptive conditions for Gulf War vets:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/03/18/house-asks-va-for-presumptive-conditions-for-gulf-war-vets/6575647/

Mar 18, NY Times, Medals of Honor Go to 24 Army Veterans Who Had Been Denied:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/19/us/politics/medals-of-honor-go-to-24-army-veterans-who-had-been-denied.html

Mar 18, Akron Beacon Journal, Naval Academy sexual assault case begins:

http://www.ohio.com/news/naval-academy-sexual-assault-case-begins-1.474323

Mar 19, Columbus Dispatch, Women in uniform see progress:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/19/women-in-uniform-see-progress.html

Mar 19, Dayton Business Journal, Dayton company lands $45M military deal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/03/19/dayton-company-lands-45m-military-deal.html

Mar 19, Plain Dealer, Jon Reiss takes helm of the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/jon_reiss_brings_youth_and_exp.html

Mar 19, Youngstown Vindicator, Veterans service agency has 1st female director:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/19/veterans-service-agency-has-st-female-di/

Mar 19, Mansfield News Journal, VA clinic gears up for big opening:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140318/NEWS01/303180016/VA-clinic-gears-up-big-opening

Mar 19, Plain Dealer, Mentor family discovered unknown drawings of World War II:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/family_discovers_unknown_drawi.html

Mar 18, Twinsburg Bulletin, Ohioan treks Appalachian Trail with other veterans:

http://www.twinsburgbulletin.com/ap%20state/2014/03/18/ohioan-treks-appalachian-trail-with-other-veterans

Mar 17, Columbus Dispatch, Accept a good compromise. By teaming with Ohio Lottery on gambling, vets can avoid problems:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/03/17/accept-a-good-compromise.html

Mar 17, Washington Post, Navy SEALs board mystery tanker Morning Glory near Cyprus:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/03/17/navy-seals-board-tanker-morning-glory-near-cyprus-no-one-hurt-pentagon-says/?hpid=z3

Mar 14, Washington Post, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair agrees to plea deal in sexual assault case:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/army-brig-gen-jeffrey-a-sinclair-agrees-to-plea-deal-in-sexual-assault-case/2014/03/16/48024c12-ad42-11e3-9627-c65021d6d572_story.html?hpid=z2

Mar 17, Plain Dealer, Military women talk about their experiences in Columbus:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/military_women_talk_about_thei.html

Mar 17, WFMJ.com, Columbiana County offers free veteran photo ID cards:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24996442/columbiana-county-offers-free-veteran-photo-id-cards

Mar 17, Mansfield News Journal, Festival to boost Wounded Warrior Project:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140316/NEWS01/303160028/Festival-boost-Wounded-Warrior-Project

Mar 16, Dayton Daily News, Job fair offers help for veterans, ex-offenders":

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/job-fair-offers-help-for-veterans-ex-offenders/nfC4G/

Mar 17, Mansfield News Journal, A Veteran's Story: She served in World War II:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140316/NEWS01/303160029/A-Veteran-s-Story-She-served-World-War-II

Mar 15, Dayton Daily News, Long war took toll on local families:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/long-war-took-toll-on-local-families/nfCbX/

Mar 13, National Journal, Congress Wants to Shield Veterans From Another Government Shutdown:

http://www.nationaljournal.com/defense/congress-wants-to-shield-veterans-from-another-government-shutdown-20140313

Mar 12, Washington Post, Hearings to focus on future Veterans Affairs budget:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/03/12/joint-hearing-to-focus-on-veterans-affairs-budget/

Mar 10, Washington Post, Senate easily passes McCaskill's military sexual assault bill:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/03/10/senate-easily-passes-mccaskills-military-sexual-assault-bill/

State Veterans Policy and Government News

Mar 11, Plain Dealer, Gov. John Kasich's mid-biennium review looks to help veterans enter college, find jobs:

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/03/gov_john_kasichs_mid-biennium.html

Mar 14, 10tv.com, Military fugitive arrested in South Florida:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/03/14/ap-us--military-fugitive.html

Mar 13, The Hill, Commander: US needs 102 days for full Afghan drawdown:

http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/operations/200762-commander-us-needs-120-days-for-full-afghan-drawdown

Mar 13, Dayton Business Journal, Boeing to streamline its military aircraft division:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/03/boeing-to-streamline-its-military-aircraft.html

Mar 10, Dayton Daily News, Wright-Patt center to avoid furloughs in 2014:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/wright-patt-center-to-avoid-furloughs-in-2014/nd9G4/

Mar 10, NY Times, Faulting Army, Judge Puts Off Assault Case:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/11/us/judge-in-generals-assault-case-weighs-claim-that-prosecution-was-tainted.html?hpw&rref=us

Mar 13, Toledo Blade, Honor Flight to disband locally after 4 more D.C. trips:

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/03/13/Honor-Flight-to-disband-locally-after-4-more-D-C-trips.html#jjAvvM2lpO4VaYWp.99

Mar 12, Toledo Blade, Ohio Supreme Court considers veteran's sentence:

http://www.toledoblade.com/Courts/2014/03/12/Ohio-Supreme-Court-considers-veteran-s-sentence.html

Mar 12, WMFD.com, Richland County Recorder Offering Veteran ID Cards:

http://www.wmfd.com/local-news/single.asp?story=58889

Mar 12, Tribune Today, County looks for new building for Veterans Services:

http://www.tribune-chronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/600627/County-looks-for-new-building-for-Veterans-Services.html?nav=5021

Mar 12, Star Beacon, Veterans clinic to be built in Ashtabula this spring:

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1974697589/Veterans-clinic-to-be-built-in-Ashtabula-this-spring

Mar 14, Plain Dealer, Colleen Urban, Air Force mom on deployment, her husband, too:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/air_force_parents_on_deploymen.html

Mar 12, Plain Dealer, Euclid's Desmond Johnson finds more rewards in Navy than Sailor of the Year:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/euclids_desmond_johnson_find_m.html

Mar 12, 10tv.com, Ohio Bill Targets ID Theft Crimes Against Military Families:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/03/12/oh-xgr--id-theft-military.html

Mar 11, Daily Record, Veterans protest purchase of gaming, lottery machines:

http://www.the-daily-record.com/local%20news/2014/03/11/veterans-protest-purchase-of-gaming-lottery-machines

Mar 10, Toledo Blade, Despite opposition from 20 veterans groups, Ohio gambling machine expansion approved:

https://www.toledoblade.com/State/2014/03/10/Despite-opposition-from-20-veterans-groups-Ohio-gambling-machine-expansion-approved.html

Mar 12, 10tv.com, Tumult over military sexual assaults far from over:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/03/12/us-military-sexual-assault.html

Mar 11, Plain Dealer, U.S. military aids search for missing Malaysian airliner:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/us_military_aids_search_for_mi.html

Mar 11, Military Times, Ohio Air Force base addresses sexual assaults:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140311/NEWS/303110033/Ohio-Air-Force-base-addresses-sexual-assaults

Mar 11, limaohio.com, Women Veterans Tell their Stories of Service in Today's Military:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/3861799/Women-Veterans-Tell-their-Stories-of-Service-in-Todays-Military

Mar 11, wfmj.com, Trumbull Commissioners to build new home for Veterans Service Commission:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24949310/trumbull-commissioners-to-build-new-home-for

Mar 12, Plain Dealer, Tuskegee Airman Clarence C. Jamison dies at 96:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/tuskegee_airman_clarence_c_jam.html

Mar 12, Youngstown Vindicator, Local World War II veteran to appear in episode of documentary series:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/12/history-lesson/

Mar 11, CNN.com, First-of-its-kind clinic 'saved my marriage,' Iraq veteran says:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/11/us/va-mental-healthcare-clinic/

Mar 10, Plain Dealer, Amelia Earhart featured in International Women's Air and Space Museum program:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/amelia_earhart_featured_in_ine.html

Mar 07, Plain Dealer, Zac Lewis honors bond of combat at screening of film about platoon member wounded in Afghanistan:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/03/zac_lewis_honors_bond_of_comba.html

Mar 05, Plain Dealer, Director Tim Gorrell ranks jobs as top priority of Ohio Department of Veterans Services:

 http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/director_tim_gorrell_ranks_job.html

Mar 05, Dayton Business Journal, U.S. Air Force cuts to hit sooner than ordered:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/03/us-air-force-cuts-to-hit-sooner-than.html

Mar 05, NY Times, U.S. Takes Training Role in Africa as Threats Grow and Budgets Shrink:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/05/world/africa/us-takes-training-role-in-africa-as-threats-grow-and-budgets-shrink.html?hp&_r=0

Mar 04, Port Clinton News Herald, Catawba Island Volunteer Fire Dept. hosts fundraiser for Honor Flight:

http://www.portclintonnewsherald.com/article/20140304/NEWS01/303040025

Mar 04, Dayton Business Journal, Beavercreek firm snares $11M deal for Air Force lab work:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/03/04/beavercreek-firm-snares-11m-deal-for.html

Mar 04, LA Times, Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-sinclair-sexual-assault-court-martial-20140304,0,619438.story#ixzz2v7QREStV

Mar 04, Army Times, Slight increase proposed in VA budget:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140304/BENEFITS04/303040032/Slight-increase-proposed-VA-budget?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8487&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 04, Limaohio.com, Military cuts put JSMC in ‘tenuous’ position:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/817019/Military-cuts-put-JSMC-in-tenuous-position

Mar 04, Washington Post, The last casualties: As a long war ends, risks still prove real:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/the-last-casualties-as-a-long-war-ends-risks-still-prove-real/2014/03/04/55905998-8a90-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html?hpid=z1&org=403&lvl=100&ite=8487&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 04, Dayton Business Journal, Defense contract awards hit lowest level in nearly 2 years:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/03/defense-contract-awards-hit-lowest.html

Mar 04, NBC News, PTSD Before It Had a Name: Vietnam Vets Sue U.S. Military:

http://www.nbcnews.com/#/health/mental-health/ptsd-it-had-name-vietnam-vets-sue-u-s-military-n44301

Mar 04, Forbes, How War Has Prepared Today's Veterans for Startups and Small Businesses:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesleadershipforum/2014/03/04/how-war-has-prepared-todays-veterans-for-startups-and-small-businesses/?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8487&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Mar 03, Washington Post, Suicidal Tendencies Are Evident Before Deployment, Study Finds:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/science/suicidal-tendencies-are-evident-before-deployment-study-finds.html?hp

Mar 03, Salem News Net, Veteran Career Assistance Program is Thursday:

http://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/571310/Veteran-Career-Assistance-Program-is-Thursday.html?nav=5002

Mar 03, Dayton Daily News, Project to fix Wright-Patterson Air Force Base rush hour traffic tie-ups ready for funding:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/transportation/project-to-fix-wright-patterson-air-force-base-rus/nd43g/

Mar 03, LA Times, Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-me-army-mental-illness-20140304,0,3410236.story#ixzz2v7NFCXpE

Mar 03, Washington Post, General’s court-martial could shape the future of military justice system:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/generals-court-martial-could-shape-the-future-of-military-justice-system/2014/03/03/13771df0-a2ee-11e3-a5fa-55f0c77bf39c_story.html?hpid=z3

Mar 03, Plain Dealer, Painesville soldier killed in Korean War finally back home for burial:
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/painesville_soldier_killed_in.html
 
Mar 03, Mansfield News Journal, A Veteran's Story: He's a 'born joiner':
http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140302/NEWS01/303020028/A-Veteran-s-Story-He-born-joiner-
 
Mar 03, Tribune Today, Troop movement signals start of campaign - This week in Civil War history:
http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/600211/Troop-movement-signals-start-of-campaign.html?nav=5021
 
Mar 02, abc22now.com, National Guard Troops Return Home:
http://www.abc22now.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/wkef_vid_18898.shtml
 
Feb 28, Plain Dealer, Ohio tax tips for veterans and military service members:
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/ohio_tax_tips_for_veterans.html
 
Feb 28, Dayton Daily News, Board accepts Veterans Service Director’s immediate retirement:
http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/board-accepts-veterans-service-directors-immediate/nd3R5/
 
Feb 28, Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown air base to lose 773rd squadron:
http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/feb/28/air-reserve-station-rd-to-be-removed-fro/
 
Feb 28, Plain Dealer, OSU Law College offers free legal help for central Ohio veterans:
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/osu_law_college_offers_free_le.html
 
Feb 28, Herald Star, Vets services money OK’d by county:
http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/596005/Vets-services-money-OK-d-by-county.html?nav=5010
 
Feb 28, Sandusky Register, Police: OVH aide stole from veteran:
http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/perkins-township-police/5371966
 
Feb 28, Plain Dealer, Family military tradition put Duane Evans Jr. on path to Iraq:
http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/02/family_military_tradition_put.html
 
Feb 28, Portsmouth-dailytimes.com, Veterans tour veterans corridor at SOCF:
http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/home_top-news/3115647/Veterans-tour-veterans-corridor-at-SOCF
 
Feb 28, Star Beacon, Legislators introduce bill to name Route 20 after WWI vets:
http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1783694310/Legislators-introduce-bill-to-name-Route-20-after-WWI-vets
 
Feb 27, Newsnet5.com, Local veteran surprised with a house full of all new furniture from Kronheim's:
http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/better-neighborhoods/local-veteran-surprised-with-a-house-full-of-all-new-furniture-from-kronheims
Feb 26, Toledo Blade, Air National Guard gets local leader: http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/02/26/Air-NationalGuard-getslocal-leader.html
 
Feb 26, Dayton Business Journal, Veteran-owned tech businesses to open in local Walmarts:
http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/02/veteran-owned-tech-businesses-to-open.html
 
Feb 25, Dayton Daily News, County veterans director to retire:
http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/county-veterans-director-to-retire/ndcCy/
 
Feb 25, Limaohio.com, Workshop provides financial education to veterans:
http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/797646/Workshop-provides-financial-education-to-veterans
 
Feb 25, Northeast Ohio, Battle over slots at veterans' halls continues to pinch Attorney General Mike DeWine:
http://www.cleveland.com/naymik/index.ssf/2014/02/battle_over_slots_at_veteran_h.html#comments
 
Feb 25, NY Times, Trust Eroded, Obama Looks Beyond Karzai:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/obama-keeps-options-open-in-afghanistan.html?hp&_r=0
 
Feb 24, Springfield News Sun, Quadcopter drone pending approval to fly at Springfield, Wilmington airports:
http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/local/quadcopter-drone-pending-approval-to-fly-at-spring/ndbBc/
 
Feb 21, Army Times, White House: 24 soldiers to receive the Medal of Honor:
http://www.armytimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014302210025

Feb 25, USA Today, Soldiers survive combat, then lose their jobs:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/24/soldiers-troops-fired-reduction-downsizing/5560515/
 
Feb 24, Plain Dealer, Veterans Resource Fair offers job, education opportunities and more:
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/veterans_resource_fair_offers.html#incart_river
 
Feb 24, Washington Post,  Pentagon blueprint would cut Army size as military adjusts to leaner budgets:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/pentagon-blueprint-would-cut-army-size-as-military-adjusts-to-leaner-budgets/2014/02/24/c029e2b4-9d8d-11e3-9ba6-800d1192d08b_story.html?hpid=z4
 
Feb 24, The Blade, Ohio Guard flying?night training missions:
http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/02/25/Ohio-Guard-flying-night-training-missions.html
 
Feb 21, Mansfield News Journal, Military dad surprises son at Ohio elementary school:
http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140220/NEWS01/302200009/Military-dad-surprises-son-Ohio-elementary-school
 
Feb 20, Dayton Business Journal, Pentagon seeking more funds for cyber spending:
http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/02/pentagon-seeking-more-funds-for-cyber.html
 
Feb 20, The Blade, Lucas County burial corps honors comrades:
http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/02/20/Burial-corps-honors-comrades.html
 
Feb 20, 19ActionNews, Montague pleads guilty to corruption charges:
http://www.19actionnews.com/story/24781860/montague-pleads-guilty
 
Feb 19, Stars and Stripes, Veterans could have Social Security disability benefits expedited:
http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/veterans-could-have-social-security-disability-benefits-expedited-1.268478
 
Feb 19, Wall Street Journal, Study Warns on Afghan Troop Cuts:
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303636404579393592477789148

Feb 18, Columbus Dispatch, History program highlights black military veterans:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/02/18/Black_history_veterans.html

Feb 17, Morning Journal, Valor Home receives donation from Italian-American Veterans Post 1 Auxiliary:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140217/valor-home-receives-donation-from-italian-american-veterans-post-1-auxiliary

Feb 17, Toledo Blade, Veterans to get financial skills training at UT:

 http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2014/02/18/Veterans-to-get-financial-skills-training-at-UT.html#V84j2XtVReZhUwPA.99

Feb 16, CBSNews.com, Obama signs debt ceiling, military pension bills:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/obama-signs-debt-ceiling-military-pension-bills/

Feb 15, NYDaily News, Cleveland disabled vet victim of savage beat down, teen gang calls him ‘white boy’:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/disabled-vet-beaten-teen-gang-called-white-boy-article-1.1615395#ixzz2thzoTaPxhttp://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/disabled-vet-beaten-teen-gang-called-white-boy-article-1.1615395

Feb 12, Akron Beacon Journal, Congress clears bill ending military pension cuts:

http://www.ohio.com/news/congress-clears-bill-ending-military-pension-cuts-1.466259

Feb 14, Plain Dealer, Veterans share stories at Black History Month panel discussion:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/veterans_share_stories_at_blac.html

Feb 14, The Sidney Post, Shelby County Veterans Service Office Gets it Done:

http://www.thesidneypost.com/shelby-county-veterans-service-office-gets-it-done-2/

Feb 14, Military.com, Vets Upset COLA Reduction Remains for New Troops:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/02/14/vets-upset-cola-reduction-remains-for-new-troops.html#.Uv4ffX5slls.twitter

Feb 14, 10tv.com, Military nears holy grail: Pizza that lasts years:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/02/14/us-mre-pizza.html

Feb 14, The Sidney Post, To Forget the Battle, Return to the Field:

http://www.thesidneypost.com/to-forget-the-battle-return-to-the-field/

Feb 13, Plain Dealer, Space shuttle exhibit to open at Air Force Museum in Dayton:

http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2014/02/space_shuttle_exhibit_to_open.html

Feb 13, Columbus Dispatch, Home Depot to hire 600 seasonal workers in central Ohio:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/02/13/home-depot-will-hire-600-seasonal-workers-here.html

Feb 13, Dayton Daily News, Veterans Service officer looks out for those who served:

 http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/veterans-service-officer-looks-out-for-those-who-s/ndG89/

Feb 13, Plain Dealer, Ohio National Guard units return Friday from Afghanistan:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/ohio_national_guard_units_retu.html#incart_river

Feb 13, NY Times, In Prison Release, Signs of Karzai’s Rift With U.S:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/world/asia/afghanistan-releases-prisoners-over-us-objections.html?hp&_r=1

Feb 12, TheHill.com, The VA backlog: Can we trust the numbers?:

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/198130-the-va-backlog-can-we-trust-the-numbers#.Uv0e1Ep-R-c.twitter#ixzz2tKBp5eFT

Feb 12, Norwalk Reflector, 32 sexual assaults reported at Ohio military base in 4-year period:

http://www.norwalkreflector.com/article/4141221

Feb 12, Morgan County Herald, Ohio Senate Honors World War II Veteran for a Lifetime of Service:.

http://www.mchnews.com/articles/2014/02/12/news/top_stories_and_breaking_news/doc52fac1b85d22d769686716.txt

Feb 12, Dayton Business Journal, Latest scoop on changing landscape of Air Force construction:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/02/12/latest-scoop-on-changing-landscape-of.html

Feb 12, USA Today, Western militaries risk losing access to key materials:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/02/12/critical-materials-shortage-national-security-risks/5400267/

Feb 11, Plain Dealer, Two Ohioans get scholarships from VFW and Sport Clips:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/two_ohioans_get_scholarships_f.html

Feb 11, Plain Dealer, Joint Veterans Commission will honor attorney Joseph Meissner:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/joint_veterans_commission_will.html#incart_river

Feb 10, LA Times, Congress moves to reverse budget cuts to veterans' benefits:

 http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-vets-cuts-debt-limit-20140210,0,2215546.story#ixzz2t8oph4p9

Feb 10, NY Times, U.S. Debates Drone Strike on American Terrorism Suspect in Pakistan:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/us-debates-drone-strike-on-american-terror-suspect-in-pakistan.html?hp&_r=0

Feb 08, Plain Dealer, Lima Company Memorial honoring fallen Marines on display in Ohio Statehouse Rotunda:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/lima_company_memorial_honoring.html

Feb 04, Toledo Blade, Perrysburg a 'Purple Heart City':

http://www.toledoblade.com/Culture/2014/02/04/Perrysburg-a-Purple-Heart-City.html

Feb 10, Marion Star, Ohio State gets funding for veterans scholarships:

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140210/NEWS01/302100002/Ohio-State-gets-funding-veterans-scholarships

Feb 10, Gateway News, North Korea rescinds invitation to US envoy:

http://www.thegatewaynews.com/ap%20international/2014/02/10/north-korea-rescinds-invitation-to-us-envoy

Feb 10, Washington Post, Construction industry pledges to hire 100,000 veterans:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/02/09/construction-industry-pledges-to-hire-100000-veterans/?hpid=z5

Feb 10, Tribune Today, Identification helps vets:

http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/599286/Identification-helps-vets--video-.html?nav=5021

Feb 09, Akron Beacon Journal, Documents reveal chaotic military sex-abuse record:

http://www.ohio.com/news/documents-reveal-chaotic-military-sex-abuse-record-1.465346

Feb 08, Marine Times, EOD Marine is first to receive revolutionary prosthetic implant:

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140208/NEWS04/302080003/EOD-Marine-first-receive-revolutionary-prosthetic-implant?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8386&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Feb 08, News Sentinel, Suspect in northwest Ohio family killing was disabled veteran:

http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140208/NEWS/140209607

Feb 08, Columbus Dispatch, Air Force veteran advocated for Driving Park:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/02/08/air-force-veteran-advocated-for-driving-park.html

Feb 07, Akron Beacon Journal, Jewell Cardwell: World War II veteran graduates after seven-decade break in studies:

http://www.ohio.com/news/jewell-cardwell-world-war-ii-veteran-graduates-after-seven-decade-break-in-studies-1.465121

Feb 07, Army Times, Jobless rate for recent vets increased in January:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140207/JOBS/302070016/Jobless-rate-recent-vets-increased-January?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8386&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Feb 07, Military.com, Hagel Will Name Military Ethics Czar:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/02/07/hagel-will-name-military-ethics-czar.html#.UvWmeXXCHMM.twitter?org=403&lvl=100&ite=8386&lea=3869&ctr=0&par=1

Feb 06, CNN.com, At last, suicides among military family members could be tracked:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/05/us/military-family-suicides/

Feb 07, Plain Dealer, Veteran remembers the trench warfare and beer baseball of Korean War:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/02/veteran_remembers_the_trench_w.html

Feb 07, Plain Dealer, Air Force contractors with Northeast Ohio ties volunteer to deploy so active-duty airmen can enjoy the holidays:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/air_force_contractors_with_nor.html

Feb 07, Dayton Business Journal, Millions of dollars in new supercomputers coming to Wright-Patt:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/02/07/millions-of-dollars-in-new.html

Feb 07, Plain Dealer, Free smartphone app brings the World War II Memorial to you:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/free_smartphone_app_brings_the.html

Feb 06, Washington Post, Military dog captured by Taliban fighters, who post video of their captive:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/military-dog-captured-by-taliban-fighters-who-post-video-of-their-captive/2014/02/06/c8d0f8f0-8f44-11e3-84e1-27626c5ef5fb_story.html

Feb 06, Dayton Daily News, Urbana’s B-17 restoration project now halfway done:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/top-news/former-warlord-launches-campaign-to-succeed-karzai/ndF94/

Feb 06, NY Times, Former Warlord Launches Campaign to Succeed Karzai:

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2014/02/06/world/asia/ap-as-afghan-presidential-election.html?ref=asia&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=South%20Asia%20Daily%20Brief%202-7-14

Jan 30, Stars and Stripes, More than 1,800 vets' records intentionally destroyed or misfiled by 2 clerks:

http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/more-than-1-800-vets-records-intentionally-destroyed-or-misfiled-by-2-clerks-1.264849

Feb 05, Plain Dealer, Veterans art therapy featured in exhibition at Tri-C gallery:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/veterans_art_therapy_featured.html

Feb 05, Plain Dealer, Veterans and their families have new college comparison tool:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/02/veterans_and_their_families_ha.html

Feb 05, Tribune Today, Ohio man gets Purple Heart decades later:

http://tribune-chronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/451833/Ohio-man-gets-Purple-Heart-decades-later.html?isap=1&nav=5031

Feb 05, Olentangy Valley News, Historian shares story of valiant 'groundhogs':

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/olentangy/news/2014/02/04/historian-shares-story-of-valiant-groundhogs.html

Feb 05, Dayton Business Journal, Ohio politicians downplay critics of proposed Air Force science office move:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/02/ohio-politicians-downplay-critics-of.html

Feb 04, Zanesville Times Recorder, Volunteer, veteran honored at State Senate for a lifetime of service:

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140203/NEWS01/302030021/Volunteer-veteran-honored-State-Senate-lifetime-service?nclick_check=1

Feb 03, WFMJ.com, Vietnam veteran may get help with VA issue:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24614460/vietnam-veteran-may-get-help-with-va-columbiana-county

Feb 03, Military Times, U.S. troop morale in Afghanistan increased in 2013:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/NEWS/302030028/Report-U-S-troop-morale-Afghanistan-increased-2013

Feb 03, Army Times, Recruiting fraud, kickback scandal rocks Army:

http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140203/NEWS06/302030018

Feb 03, Mansfield New Journal, Soldier wounded while treating others:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140202/NEWS01/302020016/Soldier-wounded-while-treating-others

Feb 03, Tribune Today, Civil War history: Local men re-enlist for continued military service:

http://tribune-chronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/598972/Local-men-re-enlist-for-continued-military-service.html?nav=5397

Feb 03, Columbus Dispatch, Rickenbacker makes its case to keep base vibrant:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/02/03/rickenbacker-makes-its-case.html

Feb 03, LA Times, Military sniper links his string of armed robberies to PTSD:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-sniper-ptsd-20140203,0,4514917.story#ixzz2sHzdfuXQ

Feb 02, Marietta Times, Updated online tour of Ohio's Air Force museum:

http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/450128/Updated-online-tour-of-Ohio-s-Air-Force-museum.html?isap=1&nav=5018

Feb 02, wfmj.com, World War II veteran gets his wish to tour Vienna Air Reserve Station:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24614445/wwii-veteran-gets-his-wish-to-tour-air-reserve-station-vienna

Feb 01, Tribune Today, Camp Ravenna to get review:

http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/598898/Camp-Ravenna-to-get-review.html?nav=5021

Feb 01, 10tv.com, Navy Christens Ship Named For Astronaut John Glenn:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/02/01/ap-san-diego-john-glenn-navy-ship.html

Jan 31, Akron Beacon Journal, Camp Ravenna clears hurdle for possible missile defense site:

http://www.ohio.com/news/camp-ravenna-clears-hurdle-for-possible-missile-defense-site-1.463322

Jan 31, Canton Repository, Korean veterans honored for war and volunteer service:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139837/1994/NEWS#ixzz2sHyjYDEt

Jan 30, Journal News, New veterans transportation contract a savings for taxpayers:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/new-veterans-transportation-contract-a-savings-for/nc7YB/

Jan 31, Plain Dealer, Veterans and service members attending college can file complaints with government agencies:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/veterans_and_service_members_a.html

Jan 31, Columbus Dispatch, Legionnaires to honor World War II chaplains at Vets Memorial:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/faith_and_values/2014/01/31/legionnaires-to-honor-wwii-chaplains-at-vets-memorial.html

Jan 31, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt sees some positives in Air Force report:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/01/wright-patt-sees-some-positives-in-air.html

Jan 31, Plain Dealer, TopGun pilot from Painesville will fly in new F-35 fighters for Marines:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/top_gun_pilot_from_painesville.html

Jan 31, USA Today, Poll: Grim assessment of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/01/30/usa-today-pew-research-poll-americans-question-results-in-iraq-afghanistan/5028097/

Jan 31, Columbus Dispatch, Air Force told to rely on Guard, Reserve:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/01/31/air-force-told-to-rely-on-guard-reserve.html

Jan 31, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force eyes relocating office, 170 science jobs, to Dayton:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/01/31/air-force-eyes-relocating-office-170.html

Jan 30, Columbus Business First, Veterans Service Commission moving out of Veterans Memorial:

http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2014/01/30/veterans-service-commission-moving-out.html

Jan 30, USA Today, Military yanks leash of critical government watchdog:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/30/special-inspector-general-afghanistan-reconstruction-pentagon/5053357/

Jan 30, wfmj.com, Youngstown man sentenced for stealing from veteran's organization:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24591519/youngstown-man-sentenced-for-stealing-from-veterans-organization

Jan 29, Dayton Daily News, Report on structure of the Air Force due today:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/report-on-structure-of-the-air-force-due-today/nc6hT/

Jan 29, FoxNews.com, Wounded veterans turn to comedy to cope with their injuries in ‘Comedy Warriors’:

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/01/29/wounded-veterans-turn-to-comedy-to-cope-with-their-injuries-in-comedy-warriors/

Jan 27, USA Today, Corporate jobs initiative meets 100,000 vet hiring goal:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/01/27/veterans-jobs-corporations-morgan-hiring-initiative/4934987/

Jan 29, NY Daily News, Humble hero: Army Ranger Cory Remsburg garners nation’s gratitude at State of the Union:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/army-ranger-cory-remsburg-receives-nation-gratitude-state-union-article-1.1595028#ixzz2rovzje00

Jan 29, Streetsboro Gateway News, Streetsboro veterans recognized on website:

http://www.thegatewaynews.com/news%20local/2014/01/29/streetsboro-veterans-recognized-on-website

Jan 29, Dayton Business Journal, Boeing, GE, Lockheed to support Iraq helicopter deal:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/01/boeing-ge-lockheed-to-support-iraq.html

Jan 29, Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Stivers nominates four area students to military academies:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/article/20140128/NEWS01/301280015/Stivers-nominates-area-students-military-academies

Jan 28, Plain Dealer, Tuskegee Airman Thomas Austin, of East Cleveland, dies:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/tueskegee_airman_thomas_austin.html

Jan 28, Akron Beacon Journal, Barbershop quartets to help overseas military strike right note on Valentine’s Day:

http://www.ohio.com/news/jewell-cardwell-barbershop-quartets-to-help-overseas-military-strike-right-note-on-valentine-s-day-1.462500

Jan 28, Plain Dealer, Coast Guard honors Westlake track star killed in 1980 Tampa Bay disaster:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/coast_guard_honors_westlake_tr.html

Jan 27, Canton Repository, Memorial will honor Malvern's veterans:

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140126/NEWS/140129453/10284/NEWS

Jan 27, Mansfield News Journal, Veteran's Story: Recalling time as 'Hawaiian Warrior':

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140126/NEWS01/301260025/Veteran-s-Story-Recalling-time-Hawaiian-Warrior-

Jan 27, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio college gets Air Force grant for trauma study:

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/ohio-college-gets-air-force-grant-for-trauma-study-1.462117

Jan 27, NY Times, Afghanistan Exit Is Seen as Peril to C.I.A. Drone Mission:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/27/world/asia/afghanistan-exit-is-seen-as-peril-to-drone-mission.html?hp&_r=0

Jan 27, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio veterans unit to get $5 million renovation:

http://www.ohio.com/news/ohio-veterans-unit-to-get-5-million-renovation-1.462119

Jan 26, WCPO.com, Veterans' service directors struggle to catch 'double dippers':

http://www.wcpo.com/news/state/state-ohio/veterans-service-directors-struggle-to-catch-double-dippers

Jan 26, Columbus Dispatch, CEO Todd Miller: Helping veterans find new careers:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/01/26/helping-veterans-find-new-careers.html

Jan 26, Washington Post, Military brass, behaving badly: Files detail a spate of misconduct dogging armed forces:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/military-brass-behaving-badly-files-detail-a-spate-of-misconduct-dogging-armed-forces/2014/01/26/4d06c770-843d-11e3-bbe5-6a2a3141e3a9_story.html?hpid=z4

Jan 24, Plain Dealer, Roland Fletcher kept planes flying in India/Burma airlift during World War II:

http://www.cleveland.com/profiles-of-service/index.ssf/2014/01/roland_fletcher_flew_in_burma.html

Jan 24, the lantern, Avalanche survivor encourages Ohio State students to adventure, engage veterans:

http://thelantern.com/2014/01/avalanche-survivor-encourages-ohio-state-students-adventure-engage-veterans/

Jan 24, Plain Dealer, Family receives medals honoring service of Akron vet missing in action during the Korean War:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/family_receives_medals_honorin.html

Jan 23, Dayton Business Journal, Personal info of more than 5,000 veterans exposed in software glitch:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/01/personal-info-of-more-than-5000.html

Jan 23, LA Times, Sweeping review ordered for Pentagon's troubled nuclear force:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-nuke-review-20140124,0,4393042.story#ixzz2rLIW8u2s

Jan 23, Dayton Business Journal, $10M project on tap at Wright-Patt:

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2014/01/23/10m-project-on-tap-at-wright-patt.html

Jan 23, Chronicle Telegram, Wellington Eagles club makes case to allow veterans groups to host video slots:

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/01/23/wellington-eagles-club-makes-case-allow-veterans-groups-host-video-slots/

Jan 22, The News-Herald, Housing facility for veterans in Ohio expands:

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140122/housing-facility-for-veterans-in-ohio-expands

Jan 21, Putnam County Sentinel, Morman reappointed to Veteran's Commission:

http://putnamsentinel.com/Content/News/Local-News/Article/Morman-reappointed-to-Veteran-s-Commission/1/1/17628

Jan 21, Military.com, Military planes get new missions:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/01/21/military-planes-get-new-missions.html?comp=7000023468292&rank=1

Jan 21, Chillicothe Gazette, Lima Company Memorial back at Statehouse:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140120/NEWS01/301200024/Lima-Company-Memorial-back-Statehouse

Jan 21, Harrison News Herald, Dogs 4 Warriors aids vets with PTSD:

http://www.harrisonnewsherald.com/?p=11508

Jan 21, Youngstown Vindicator, Marine veteran to get Habitat home:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jan/21/habitat-to-build-home-for-disabled-veter/

Jan 19, Akron Beacon Journal, War of 1812 becomes personal for Silver Lake woman:

http://www.ohio.com/news/war-of-1812-becomes-personal-for-silver-lake-woman-1.460488

Jan 19, Toledo Blade, Bid protest on Air Force museum expansion denied, new building expected to open in 2016:

http://www.toledoblade.com/State/2014/01/19/Bid-protest-on-Air-Force-museum-expansion-denied-new-building-expected-to-open-in-2016.html#xvAr3BuP47xi3EIc.99

Jan 17, Dayton, Daily News, Dayton cemetery named a national shrine:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/dayton-cemetery-named-a-national-shrine/ncq9H/

Jan 17, Youngstown Business Journal, AT&T Looks to Hire 300 More Veterans in Ohio:

http://businessjournaldaily.com/company-news/att-looks-hire-300-more-veterans-ohio-2014-1-17

Jan 16, Plain Dealer, Ohio National Guard responds to West Virginia chemical spill:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/ohio_national_guard_responds_t.html

Jan 16, Cincinnati.com, Auto auction drives to benefit veterans:

http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/AB/20140116/NEWS01/301160054/

Jan16, Akron Beacon Journal, Back to Benghazi”:

http://www.ohio.com/editorial/back-to-benghazi-1.459830

Jan 16, wfmj.com, Closing arguments wrap up in veteran malpractice suit:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24475661/closing-arguments-wrap-up-in-veteran-malpractice-suit

Jan 16, Webster post, Sergeant Veomett takes first place at culinary cook-off:

http://www.websterpost.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119666#ixzz2qg6uJn29

Jan 15, Plain Dealer Bells of St. Stephen ring out Cleveland veterans' stories from notorious to noteworthy:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/bells_of_st_stephen_ring_out_v.html

Jan 15, Marietta Times, Plans on track for reserve center project:

http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/556404/Plans-on-track-for-reserve-center-project.html?nav=5002

Jan 14, wfmh.com, Veterans family suing their late sons doctors for wrongful death and medical malpractice:

http://www.wfmj.com/story/24449540/medical-experts-testify-in-medical-malpractice-trial

~~Jan 15, Military Times, Five female vets get reprieve on home foreclosure:

http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140115/NEWS/301150014/Five-female-vets-get-reprieve-home-foreclosure

Jan 15, Youngstown Vindicator, Camp Ravenna training center expected to get federal funds for expansion:

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jan/15/camp-ravenna-training-center-expected-get-federal-/?nw

Jan 15, Columbus Dispatch, Jobless-benefits plans stall in U.S. Senate:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/01/15/jobless-benefits-plans-stall-in-senate.html

Jan 15, 10TV.com, Marines probing validity of online Iraq war photos:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/01/15/us-marines-iraq-photos.html

Jan 14, Military.com, Guard Association Hits Army Chief Over Remarks:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/01/14/guard-association-hits-army-chief-over-remarks.html?comp=7000023435700&rank=5

Jan 14, Plain Dealer, Vietnam a lifelong interest for Veteran of the Year Joseph Meissner:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/vietnam_a_lifelong_interest_fo.html

Jan 14, 10TV.com, US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,164:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2014/01/14/ap-us--afghan-us-deaths.html

Jan 14, Military.com, Stateside Tricare Service Centers Closing April 1:

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2014/01/14/stateside-tricare-service-centers-closing-april-1.html?comp=7000023435630&rank=1

Jan 14, Chillicothe Gazette, Minney advocating for blind veterans:

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20140113/NEWS01/301130029/Minney-advocating-blind-veterans

Jan 14, Journal News, Ex-employee threatens bullying suit against Butler County agency:

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/ex-employee-threatens-butler-county-veterans-agenc/ncnnD/