On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
A battalion commander working in Afghanistan says three Ohio National Guard soldiers killed in a suicide bombing there were family men who would have done anything for their comrades.
The Department of Defense says Army Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown was killed in Kunar province on Tuesday.
The Ohio Army National Guard says the the 160 troops will help with supply distribution.
Incidents including the accidental burning of Qurans and the alleged massacre of 16 Afghani civilians have some critics of the war calling for complete pull out, with others calling for the military to stay its course. What do you think?
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher former OSU vice president Bill Shkurti will discuss the drawdown of military action in Vietnam. The US is slowly pulling troops out of Afghanistan. Does the Afghanistan drawdown remind you of the end of the Vietnam war.
A Columbus-based military contractor faces a new lawsuit by the families of American soldiers killed and wounded by an interpreter in Afghanistan last year.
There’s still no word on how the President’s ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.
Congressional Democrats are leading the criticism of President Barack Obama’s troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that his timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer is not fast enough. At the same time, Republicans are faulting Mr. Obama’s plan as too rash. But Ohio’s junior senator, a Republican, says there are aspects of the plan he likes.
The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.
An Afghani foreign exchange student studying in Forest, Ohio, near Findlay, has been found in Canada after being missing for nearly three months. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the boy was reportedly seeking political asylum.