Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Last week, President Obama announced plans to pull all U-S combat troops out of Iraq by August of next year. It’s an ambitious plan. One that involves a great deal of planning and preparation. It’s a big change too for military personnel as they transition to civilian life. WOSU’s Kim Fox has the story.
There are about 2,900 National Guard and reservists from Ohio deployed around the world. They leave behind 2,100 children who sometimes have trouble coping with their absense. This week at Ohio State educators, counselors and others who work with children are learning how to help them.