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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.

Dec 09, Washington Post, Iraq presses Hagel for greater U.S. military support against Islamic State:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/iraq-presses-hagel-for-greater-us-military-support-against-islamic-state/2014/12/09/14bb34a6-7fae-11e4-8882-03cf08410beb_story.html?hpid=z5

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Dec 10, USA Today, Air Force secretary supports lifting transgender ban:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/10/usa-today-capital-download-air-force-secretary-deborah-lee-james/20165453/

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Dec 09, Marion Star, Marion home to ‘finest veterans job center’ in Ohio:

http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2014/12/09/marion-home-finest-veterans-job-center-ohio/20158497/

 

Dec 08, Plain Dealer, Vets offer problems and praise at VA town hall meeting in Parma:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/12/vets_offer_problems_and_praise.html#incart_river

 

Dec 08, Star Beacon, American Legion and VFW join to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day:

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/vets-honored/article_b784cbb2-7e77-11e4-b7b3-abc7a4d02cf6.html

 

Dec 07, Dayton Daily News, Airmen welcomed back in Springfield:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/airmen-welcomed-back-in-springfield/njNLr/

 

Dec 07, Morning News Journal, Vermilion Veterans Council remembers Pearl Harbor:

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141208/vermilion-veterans-council-remembers-pearl-harbor

International Military News

 

Dec 03, NY Times, U.S. and Iran Both Attack ISIS, but Try Not to Look Like Allies:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/04/world/middleeast/iran-airstrikes-hit-islamic-state-in-iraq.html?_r=0

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Dec 05, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio drone provision in defense bill:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/05/ohio-drone-provision-in-defense-bill.html

 

Dec 03, USA Today, Reports of unwanted sexual contact in military drop 27%:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/03/pentagon-sexual-assault-obama/19836227/

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Dec 05, mydailytribune, Ohio Veterans Bonus application deadline approaches:

http://www.mydailytribune.com/news/news/150780863/Ohio-Veterans-Bonus-application-deadline-approaches

 

Dec 04, News Democrat, OVH-Georgetown to host Wreaths Across America Dec. 13:

http://www.newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150722160/OVH-to-host-Wreaths-Across-America-Dec.-13

 

Dec 04, Dayton Daily News, UAV testing centers, Wright-Patt and Lima tank plant get boost:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/uav-testing-centers-wright-patt-and-lima-tank-plan/njLzP/

 

Dec 03, Dayton Daily News, Ohio Guard to protect D.C. airspace:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/ohio-guard-to-protect-dc-airspace/njLB6/

 

People Stories

 

Dec 04, Dayton Daily News, Local veteran receives mortgage-free house:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/local-veteran-receives-mortgage-free-home/njLd7/

 

Dec 04, Business Journal Daily, Aviation Museum Event to Honor Howland WWII Pilot:

http://businessjournaldaily.com/awards-events/aviation-museum-event-honor-howland-wwii-pilot-2014-12-4

 

Dec 03, Times Reporter, Uhrichsville man who died in Pearl Harbor attack to be remembered:

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20141203/News/141209726#ixzz3L3Ql2PAp.

International Military News

 

Dec 03, NY Times, U.S. and Iran Both Attack ISIS, but Try Not to Look Like Allies:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/04/world/middleeast/iran-airstrikes-hit-islamic-state-in-iraq.html?_r=0

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Dec 05, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio drone provision in defense bill:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/05/ohio-drone-provision-in-defense-bill.html

 

Dec 03, USA Today, Reports of unwanted sexual contact in military drop 27%:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/03/pentagon-sexual-assault-obama/19836227/

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Dec 05, mydailytribune, Ohio Veterans Bonus application deadline approaches:

http://www.mydailytribune.com/news/news/150780863/Ohio-Veterans-Bonus-application-deadline-approaches

 

Dec 04, News Democrat, OVH-Georgetown to host Wreaths Across America Dec. 13:

http://www.newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150722160/OVH-to-host-Wreaths-Across-America-Dec.-13

 

Dec 04, Dayton Daily News, UAV testing centers, Wright-Patt and Lima tank plant get boost:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/uav-testing-centers-wright-patt-and-lima-tank-plan/njLzP/

 

Dec 03, Dayton Daily News, Ohio Guard to protect D.C. airspace:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/ohio-guard-to-protect-dc-airspace/njLB6/

 

People Stories

 

Dec 04, Dayton Daily News, Local veteran receives mortgage-free house:

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/local-veteran-receives-mortgage-free-home/njLd7/

 

Dec 04, Business Journal Daily, Aviation Museum Event to Honor Howland WWII Pilot:

http://businessjournaldaily.com/awards-events/aviation-museum-event-honor-howland-wwii-pilot-2014-12-4

 

Dec 03, Times Reporter, Uhrichsville man who died in Pearl Harbor attack to be remembered:

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20141203/News/141209726#ixzz3L3Ql2PAp.

International Military News

 

Dec 02, LA Times, Reported arrest in Lebanon of Islamic State leader's wife unconfirmed:

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-lebanon-islamic-state-leader-wife-20141202-story.html

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

Dec 01, Plain Dealer, NORAD will track Santa's travels and you can, too:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/12/norad_will_track_santa_travels.html

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

Dec 03, Dayton Daily News, Memorial dedicated to honor orphanage:

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/behind-the-new-statue/njGk7/

 

Dec 02, Columbus Dispatch, Bid for Veterans Memorial demolition $1 million less than expected:

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/01/Bid_for_vets_demolition_$1_million_less_than_expected.html

 

Nov 29, LimaOhio.com, JSMC plant manager retires:

http://www.limaohio.com/news/business-news/50765294/JSMC-plant-manager-retires

 

Nov 28, Plain Dealer, Time running out for Ohio bonus for Iraq veterans:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/time_running_out_for_ohio_bonu.html#incart_river

 

Nov 25, News-Herald, Mentor VetsNet program expanded to Lake County:

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20141125/mentor-vetsnet-program-expanded-to-lake-county

 

Nov 21, 10TV.com, 1955 Time Capsule Found As Veterans Memorial Comes Down:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/11/21/columbus-ohio-slideshow-1955-time-capsule-found-as-veterans-memorial-comes-down.html

 

People Stories

 

Dec 02, Plain Dealer, Vets find their way home through Team RWB:

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/12/vets_find_their_way_home_throu.html

 

Dec 01, Mansfield News Journal, Ex-intelligence officer keeps quiet:

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/11/30/ex-intelligence-officer-keeps-quiet/19714617/

 

Nov 27, 10TV.com, Navy Veteran Robbed Gets Help With Thanksgiving Dinner:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/11/27/columbus-group-prepares-meals-for-veteran-robbed.html

 

Nov 27, IndeOnline.com, Veteran's dog tags returned after 40 years:

http://www.indeonline.com/article/20141127/News/141129339

 

Nov 26, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Veteran gets to celebrate Thanksgiving in own home:

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/11/26/veteran-celebrates-thanksgiving-relatives/19549035/

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

International Military News

 

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

State Government and Policy News

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

Nov 11, Newnet5, Veterans continue giving back:

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

International Military News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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


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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veterans News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

International Military News

 

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

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

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

 

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

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

 

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Oct 03, Sandusky Register, Vietnam vet inspires students:

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Military and Veteran News

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

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

 State Military and Veteran News

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

People Stories

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

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

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

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

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

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

 National Military and Veteran News

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

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

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

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

 State Military and Veteran News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 People Stories

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

International Military News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

State Military and Veteran News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

People Stories

 

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

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

 

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

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

National Policy and Government News

 

National Policy and Government News

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

International Military News

 

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

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

 

National Military and Veteran News