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Nov 20, LA Times, Cold War-era 'Warthog' plane targeted for retirement amid budget cuts:,0,355220.story#ixzz2lDh6E7KF

Nov 20, NBC News, American troops in Afghanistan unfazed by talks of longer commitment:

Nov 20, Youngstown Vindicator, YSU vets center marches on:

Nov 20, Mansfield News Journal, Brown, Portman undecided on competing proposals to curb sexual assault in military:

Nov 19, Dayton Business Journal, U.S. Military looks to curb pay and benefits:

Nov 19, Toledo Blade, Air guard commander gets national posting:

Nov 19, Dayton Daily News, Air Force museum expanding tours of JFK’s plane:

Nov 19, NY Times, Afghans Demand That U.S. Admit Military Errors:

Nov 19, Washington Post, Texas National Guard refuses to process military housing allowance for gay couples:

Nov 19, Marietta Times, U.S. must eliminate logjam of vets’ claims:

Nov 18, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force taps local firm for $18.5M contract:

Nov 18, USA Today, Odierno: Army won't lower combat standards for women:

Nov 18, Sandusky Register, OVH to celebrate 125th anniversary:

Nov 18, The Lantern, Program aims to help student-veterans adjust to Ohio State:

Nov 18,, Picture identification cards available to Valley veterans:

Nov 18, Toledo Blade, Fulton Co. Cub Scouts pop up treats for troops:

Nov 18,, After son's death, father lobbies to honor Ft. Hood victims:

Nov 18, LA Times, As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost:,0,6681167.story#axzz2l0Tf4gj0

Nov 18, Dayton Business Journal, Pentagon says Air Force to shrink regardless of sequestration:

Nov 18, LA Times, Separate jail facilities seek to cut recidivism rates among veterans:,0,2770764.story#axzz2l0UiDDlU

Nov17, Licking County News, Soldiers will celebrate holidays with Ohio trees:

Nov 17, Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Ohio veterans running out of time for bonuses:

Nov 14, Toledo Blade, Donation helps slate 3 Honor Flights to D.C: 

Nov 15, Plain Dealer, Ohio State University ranks as a top school for veterans:

Nov 15, Marion Star, Vandals deface Ohio memorial signs honoring veterans:

Nov 14, Sandusky Register, USMC brings Congressional Gold Medal to OVH resident:

Nov 14, USA Today, 4 Marines killed in Camp Pendleton accident:

Nov 13, Washington Post, Veterans Affairs called it a small-business contract, but a big firm got 90% of the money:

Nov 13, Washington Post, Air Force colonel acquitted in assault case:

Nov 11, The News-Herald, Decades later, two Northeast Ohio veterans receive recognition :

Nov 6, ABC Action News, VA cards put veterans at risk, scanners reveal social security numbers: 

Nov 13, Tribune Today, Falls family mourns loss of serviceman:

Nov 13, Dayton Daily News, Convicted sex offender retires from Air Force:

Nov 13, Plain Dealer, Former VA Director Montague denies new charges:

Nov 13, Dayton Business Journal, Radiance/Northrop Grumman partner on $1B Air Force contract:

Nov 13, 10TV, Allen County unveils court to help struggling vets:

Nov 13, Dayton Daily News, Over a decade, $8.6B could be lost to local economy if sequestration continues:

Nov 12, Northeast Ohio Media, Cuyahoga County Land Bank launches housing program for veterans:

Nov 12, Bucyrus Telegraph Forum, Community honors six veterans at induction:

Nov 12, WOUB, VA Marks Women's Clinic Expansion In Central Ohio:

Nov 12, Toledo Blade, Injured soldier from Toledo to be parade’s grand marshal:

Nov 12, Dayton Daily News, Trial begins for Air Force officer from Ohio charged with groping woman:

Nov 12, Portsmouth Daily Times, 2013 Veteran Expo a great resource for Vets:

Nov 12, Washington Post, Senior Navy civilians investigated in alleged scheme to defraud military for $1.6 million:

Nov 11, Plain Dealer, Northeast Ohio gives a Veterans Day salute to those who served, past and present:

Nov 11, NewsNet5, Ohio gives back to some veterans, thousands of dollars are available:

Nov 10, NBC News, Female combat veterans find relaxation, support on the links:

Nov 9, Miami Herald, Ohio veterans can use app for benefits information: Nov 12, Northeast Ohio Media Group, Ohio Department of Veteran Services has released a mobile app:

Nov 12, Youngstown Vindicator, J.J. Corbett led the way for other black military paratroopers:

Nov 12, Star Beacon, Military veterans honored at events across the county:

Nov 12, Tribune Today, Residents celebrate veterans’ sacrifices:

Nov 12, Marietta Times, $507,000 grant to help local veterans with housing issues:

Nov 12, Chillicothe Gazette, Soldier badly injured in Afghanistan shows deference to fellow vets:

Nov 12, Youngstown Vindicator, Struthers pays tribute to veterans during ceremony:

Nov 12, Tribune Today, Veterans honored in Warren:

Nov 12, Mansfield News Journal, WWII vet, POW tells students about war:

Nov 11, Springfield News Sun, Springfield veteran: ‘I’ll never get over it’:

Nov 11, Times Reporter, Soldier’s Purple Heart found in box bought at auction:

Nov 11, Canton Repository, Ohio Military Museum shows off muscle to veterans:

Nov 11, Dayton Daily News, Ohio recognizes local veteran-owned company:

Nov 11, Morning Journal, Painting highlighted during Veterans Day ceremony in Amherst: Nov 11,, Permanent Housing Now Possible For Central Ohio Homeless Vets:

Nov 11, Toledo Blade, UT student studying why fellow veterans struggle to find jobs:

Nov 11, Morning Journal, Vermilion and Lorain ceremonies thank veterans 'past and present':

Nov 9, Dayton Daily News, Last Doolittle Raiders make final toast: Nov 06, Stars and Stripes: Local veterans inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:

Nov 06,, Air Force general to speak at GE Aviation in Ohio:

Nov 06,, Ohio POW/MIA wall on display Saturday:

Nov 05, Youngstown Vindicator, Ohio pays nearly $59M in veterans bonuses:

Nov 6, Dayton Business Journal, $50M Air Force research program coming out of Wright-Patt:

Nov 05, Star Beacon, Historical Society program honors vets:

Nov 05, The Beacon, Veterans are encouraged to be assessed or re-assessed for benefits:

Nov 05, Mansfield News Journal, Listening can bring healing to soldiers:

Nov 04, Columbus Business First, Need a software tester? Halcyon trains another batch of veterans for IT work:

Nov 03, Journal News, News: Kroger hiring plans ahead of holidays:

Oct 30,, Social security serves those who’ve served:


Nov 04, Mansfield News Journal, Record number of technicians sworn in at 179th:



Nov 04,, Wounded Warrior Impersonator Accused Of Scamming Businesses:



Nov 04, Tribune Today, Act of war personal for veteran:



Nov 03, Sandusky Register, Having OVH here an honor:



Nov 03,, Military Actions: St. Marys man joining Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:



Nov 02, The News Messenger, Elks lodge honors veterans with its annual visit event:



Oct 31, The Independent, Ohio Military Museum a showcase of war memorabilia:



Nov 1, Port Clinton News Herald, Terra State helps Ohio Veterans Homes:



Nov 1, Plain Dealer, Youngster's act of kindness goes a long way:



Oct 31, Chillicothe Gazette, Man remembered for work with veterans:



Oct 31, Medina County Life, First Annual Veterans Military Ball, by Angela Huston:



Oct 31, Palladium-Item, Veterans clinic finds J Street home:



Oct 31, Columbus Dispatch, Lottery’s game manufacturer to get about $13 million a year:



Oct 31, Dayton Business Journal, Wright-Patt Airlift wing to get new commander:



Oct 31, Columbus Dispatch, With push from Stivers, VA to revise rules on veterans’ headstones:



Oct 31, Dayton Business Journal, Pentagon eyes increased F-35 production:



Oct 31, Newark Advocate, Family of Air Force veteran gets helping hand from Blue Jackets:



Oct 30,, 100 Veterans Honored for Their Service:



Oct 30,, Man carves wooden feathers for Ohio soldiers:



Oct 30, Journal News, New transportation contract could cost taxpayers thousands more:



Oct 30, USA Today, Pentagon think tank hires 'Rumsfeld's Dr. Strangelove':



Oct 30, The, Speaker sees many sides of Iraq War:,2013,Oct,30&c=n



Oct 30, Bucyrus Telegraph Forum, Crawford County Hall of Fame to induct six:



Oct 29, Akron Beacon Journal, New head of Ohio Department of Veterans Services has Akron roots:



Oct 29,, Army will brief Congress on tank needs by Dec. 15:



Oct 29, Dayton Business Journal, $31M in Air Force jet research work to stay local:



Oct 29, Washington Times, USS Zumwalt hits the water as largest Navy destroyer ever:



Oct 28, Plain Dealer, Ohio Lottery will put machines in veterans posts, fraternal halls:



Oct 28, Star Beacon, Vet posts and lodges shutting down electronic raffles:



Oct 28, Mansfield News Journal, Local heroes receive medals posthumously:



Oct 28,, Some troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test:



Oct 28,, Duo Walking to Washington D.C. on Behalf of Veterans WIth Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Pass Through Ohio Valley:



Oct 28, Plain Dealer, North Ridgeville's Jason Dancy gets a superhero homecoming in Westlake:



Oct 27,, VFW works to attract young veterans, stay relevant:



Oct 27, NY Times, Rice Offers a More Modest Strategy for Mideast:



Oct 26,, Calming horses provide comfort for Ohio veterans:



Oct 26, Washington Post, After troops leave, U.S. to lose access to Afghan reconstruction projects worth billions:



Oct 25, Air Force News, Doolittle Raiders' Final Toast weekend at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force:



Oct 24,, SCHS, DAR chapter honors War of 1812 veterans:



Oct 25, Plain Dealer, Navy veteran remembers deadly Beirut bombing of 1983:



Oct 25, Coshocton Tribune, Veterans Build project seeks donors, volunteers:



Oct 25, Portsmouth, War Memorial Foundation hosting Veterans Day fundraiser:



Oct 25, Plain Dealer, Two Northeast Ohio veterans to join Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:



Oct 24,, Remember POWs, MIAs:



Oct 24,, Veterans make pitch for jobs as civilians:



Oct 24, Star Beacon, Some digging uncovers mystery of soldier’s tombstone at Park Haven:



Oct 24, Sandusky Register, see Cemetery project coming to an end:



Oct 24, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force effort to pool $325M in roofing contracts on track:


Oct 24, Sandusky Register, HONORABLE DISCHARGE-Demolition of Ohio Veterans Home cottages:



Oct 24,, Dream Come True: Teen Made Honorary Member of Ohio Army Nat’l Guard:



Oct 24, Dayton Daily News, Air Force: New roof repair program will drive out local contractors:



Oct 22, Newark Advocate, Pataskala mayor to be inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:



Oct 18, Chillicothe Gazette, Local woman to be inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:



Oct 23, Dublin Villager, Honor flight trip, party help mark 100th birthday:



Oct 23, LA Times, Army lets air out of battlefield spyship project:,0,3497521.story



Oct 23, Akron Beacon Journal, Portman calls plan for Ravenna Arsenal a ‘great opportunity’:



Oct 23, Youngstown Vindicator, Help vets obtain civilian licenses and certifications from military training:



Oct 22,, Valley veterans learn about employment plan:



Oct 22, Standard-Examiner, Ohio cemetery to meet with veteran's family after SpongeBob headstone removal:


Oct 22,, Veterans Memorial Board Presents Multi-Million Renovation Plan:



Oct 22, Journal-News, Butler County veterans agency seeks $700,000 more:



Oct 22, NY Times, Civilian Deaths in Drone Strikes Cited in Report:



Oct 21, Herald online, TravelCenters of America Honors Veterans Who Are Also Truck Drivers with Free Meals on Veterans Day:



Oct 21, Tribune Today, Veterans Day ceremony and parade are set:



Oct 21, Times Reporter, Dennison soldier returns from Kuwait, surprises his kids at school:



Oct 21, Tribune Today, Vet flew 44 combat missions:



Oct 21,, More help sought for Butler County's veterans:



Oct 20, Star Beacon, Field of honor posts best year yet:



Oct 20, WKYC, Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame to induct 15 members:



Oct 20, Dayton Daily News, Local Guard unit gets new building, top honor:



Oct 19, Middletown Journal, Local rep pushes for special license plate for disabled vets:



Oct 19, Washington Post, Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in Navy bribery scandal:



Oct 19, LA Times, Military misconduct cases worry Pentagon brass:,0,1744271.story



Oct 18, Herald Star, Vets move expenditures queried:



Oct 18, Twinsburg, Twinsburg Bulletin columnist Ron Seman elected Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame:



 Oct 17, USA Today, Report: Documents show NSA involvement in drone program:



Oct 17, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force work spurs growth for Beavercreek firm:



Oct 17, Dayton Daily News, Air Force Museum to reopen today:



Oct 17, Miami Herald, Veterans are flocking to college as wars wind down:



Oct 17, Toledo Blade, After delay, Ohio AG to crack down on use of raffle machines by veterans, fraternal groups:



Oct 17, TribuneToday, WWII vet of Cortland laid to rest:



Oct 17, Military Times, Commandant Amos calls for renewed focus on discipline:



Oct 15,, Wounded soldier delivers 'the most beautiful salute':



Oct 15, Washington post, Former Army Capt. William Swenson receives Medal of Honor at White House:



Oct 15, ABCNews, US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 2,149:



Oct 15, Urbana Daily Citizen, WWII veteran raises Old Glory at new VFW building:



Oct 15, The CanalWInchesterTimes, Motts museum sets authors signing:



Oct 15, ABC NEWS, Ohio Tombstones Raise Awareness of Veteran Suicides:



Oct 14, Chronicle Telegram, Veterans from all branches come together for reunion at Black River?Landing:



Oct 14, Akron Beacon Journal, Coast Guard veteran remembers day his ship captured German trawler off coast of Greenland:



Oct 14,, Ohio Tank Plant Union Wants Museum To Honor Vets:



Oct 13, Military Times, Ohio subdivision for WWII black vets seeks historic places listing:



Oct 13,, Post 471 helping vets with necessities:


Oct 11, Military Times, Sailors share screen with Tom Hanks in 'Captain Phillips':


Oct 11, Huffington Post, Michael Carey, Air Force General In Charge Of Nuclear Missiles, To Be Fired Over 'Loss Of Trust':


Oct 10, Sidney Daily News, Agency helps veterans get back on their feet:


Oct 10,, Honor flight veterans greeted with open arms:


Oct 10,, Scott Carpenter, 2nd US astronaut in orbit, dies:


Oct 10,, Widow Testifies To Congress About Accidental Veteran Overdoses:


Oct 10,, Vet presented with the Silver Star more than 60 years after he earned it:


Oct 9, Toledo Blade, Federal squabbling can't stop local Honor Flight vets:


Oct 9,, Troops Will Get Mid-Month Pay and Bonuses on Time: 

Oct 9, Plain Dealer, Veterans pay in-state tuition in Ohio - considered a top state for those who served: 

Oct 9,, Marines Readied in Case of Libya Security Problem: 

Oct 8, Delphos Herald, Veterans sought to apply for bonus: 

Oct 8, Newsnet5, Investigation into death of World War II vet Bennie Angelo continues: 

Oct 7, Akron Beacon Journal, Iraq War vet, Gold Star parents help ease pain at riding center: 

Oct 7, Mansfield News Journal, Shiloh dedicates memorial to its many war veterans:


Oct 7, USA Today, Military commissaries begin to reopen despite shutdown:


Oct. 7, NY Times, American forces succeeded in taking a Qaeda leader in Libya: 


Oct 7, NavyTimes, Ohio opens case in $100M vets charity fraud case: 


Oct 7,, 70 years later, World War II veteran returns portrait to red-haired girl: 


Oct 7,, World War II veteran to run across United States: 


Oct 6, Stars and Stripes, With little fanfare, Afghanistan War drags into 13th year: 


Oct 6,, Youngstown urban revival group helps wounded military veterans: 


Oct 4, Columbus Dispatch, Gorrell named director of Veterans Services: 


Oct 4, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron woman dedicated to sober house for veterans: 


Oct 4, Plain Dealer, Deadline nears for applications for Ohio Veterans Bonus: 


Oct 4, Port Clinton News Herald, Local Veterans Service director meets former POW: 


Oct 3,, Montgomery veterans center to be completed by 2015: 


Oct 3, Springfield News Sun, College credit elusive for many Ohio veterans: 


Oct 2, Mansfield News Journal, 160 with ANG and Red Horse on furlough; honor flight still on, for now: 


Oct 2, Stars and Stripes, Ohio Native assumes command of US forces in S. Korea: 


Oct 2,, 2nd High-Ranking Officer Relieved in Bribery Probe: 


Oct 2, Dayton Daily News, Female AF lt. col. will retire this year:


Oct 2,, New wave of WWII veterans move barricades to access DC memorial: 


Oct 2, Columbus Dispatch, Defense agencies here will keep working for now:


Oct 1, Springfield News-Sun, Shutdown: AF vet, 88, can’t see WWII plane he flew: 


Oct 1, Middletown Journal, Mike Turner trying to get WPAFB furloughs ended: 


Oct 2, Stars and Stripes, Air Force and Navy trying to raise non-government funds to play game:


Oct 1, Washington Post, Cleanup in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60 upsets families of war dead: 


Oct 1,, Honor Flight to World War II Memorial in jeopardy due to shutdown: 

Oct 1,, 'Greatest generation' veterans sweep past barricades at memorial in their honor:. 

Oct 1, Dayton Business Journal, Cleveland construction company wins $10M base project:


Oct 1, Mansfield News Journal, Veteran's Story: Breedlove served U.S. Army in Germany:


Oct 1, Akron Beacon Journal, Furloughs, closures begin as shutdown affects Ohio:


Oct 1, Dayton Business Journal, Government shutdown notes: Dayton one of hardest hit cities/AF Museum closed:


Sep 30, Dayton Daily News, Agencies: It's tough to find, help Ohio veterans:


Sep 30,, WWII veteran gets Ohio high school diploma decades after avoiding graduation over $9 suit:


Sep. 29, Crescent-News, More than 700 attend Ohio female vets meeting:



Sep 28, Sandusky Register, OVH bans outsiders from its polling place:



Sep 28, Dayton Daily News, WPAFB Lt. Col. acquitted of charges:



Sep 27, Springfield News-Sun, Local veterans hit the road with Honor Flight:



Sep 26, Herald Star, Historical group hears retired Navy S.E.A.L.:



Sep 27, USA Today, Translating military training into college credits:



Sep 27,, Admiral: Navy Must Shrink Submarine Development Costs:



Sep 27, Record-Courier, Restoration Advisory Board tours Camp Ravenna:



Sep 26, Herald News, Unforgotten: Seven Civil War soldiers to get new headstones:


Sep 26,, Veterans park gets POW/MIA wall:



Sep 26, Herald Star, Historical group hears retired Navy S.E.A.L.:



Sep 25, Akron Beacon Journal, Valor Home grand opening held; 29 veterans being cared for at South Akron facility:



Sep 25, Dayton Daily News, Witness in court-martial trial says she had memory lapses:



Sep 25,, Friends mourn the loss of Tuskegee Airman from Lima:



Sep 25, Plain Dealer, Author David Taylor will provide soldier's view of the war in Vietnam:



Sep 24, Sandusky Register, Homeless vets could get help:



Dec 24, Dayton Daily News, Girl, 15, takes stand in court-martial of Air Force officer:



Sep 24, Washington Post, U.S. moves drones from Camp Lemonnier to ease Djibouti’s safety concerns:



Sep 24,, Army to Ban Tattoos Below Elbows, Knees:



Sep 23, Dayton Business Journal, Springfield firm lands $2.9M Air Force contract:



Sep 23, Washington Post, Fallen Vietnam airmen finally laid to rest:



Sep 21,, Hoping to aid veterans, Ohio teen invents physical therapy device:



Sep 23, Sidney Daily News, County veterans honor fallen heroes:



Sep 23, Dayton Business Journal, Tech firm bolsters Air Force ties, raising capital:



Sep 23, the Press, Veteran activist pushes for law change:



Sep 23, Timesonline, The unknown soldier: Homeless veteran finds fresh start in life:



Sep 22, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron Marathon weaves through Middle East desert this year:



Sep 22, Morning Journal, Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club unveils memorial marker:



Sep 22, Courier, Military contractor makes trip for PTSD victims:



Sep 22, Fox9, New Memorial Honors Service Men and Women:



Sep 22, Akron Beacon Journal, Underground silos for missile defense could bring jobs to Portage County:



Sep 22, 19actionnews, Army vet pushes through in Torch Run:



Sep 21, Tribune Today, Warren hosts annual POW-MIA service:



Sep 21, Lima News, Portman: Federal government needs to push foreign military sales:



Sep 21, Youngstown Vindicator, Ceremony reaffirms pledge to remember POWSs/MIAs:



Sep 20, Sidney Daily News, Bound for the nation's capital:



Sep 20, Dayton Business Journal, Air Force event in Dayton aimed at small business:



Sep 20, Dayton Daily News, Veterans not always aware of benefits:



Sep 20, Dayton Business Journal, $188M tank contract to be handled at Lima plant: