This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Ohio veterans sign up for more duty
Last week the total of soldiers killed in Iraq reach 1,000, with 37 of the deceased from Ohio. But the hazards of war don’t seem to deter Ohioans from joining the military. And many of those joining know exactly what they’re getting themselves into.
It may seem counter-intuitive, soldiers who have already served their country, who are out of the military free and clear, rejoining now in a time of war with all the hazards that come with it. But so far this year in Central Ohio 89 prior service soldiers have signed up for active duty in the Army. Recruiters says the army is interested in signing up anyone aged 17 to 35, but prior service soldiers are targeted specifically.