Meet artist Amanda Louise Spayd, a sculptor who crafts endearing doll sized creatures.
Ohio State University will use a $250,000 donation to launch a program offering free legal services to military veterans.
The county is using a federal grant to train veterans in disaster psychology, urban rescue, first-aid, and fire safety.
As the war in Iraq ends this month, service members of the Ohio National Guard reflect on their time in Iraq, and what lies ahead for the country.
Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans coming back with long-lasting injuries are facing hurdles here at home. More vets are diagnosed with traumatic brain injury or TBI and that is forcing Central Ohio health care professionals to learn how to help.
Over 300 soldiers with the Ohio National Guard who served a year in Iraq will be celebrating the holidays at home with their families. The troops reunited with excited family members and friends yesterday [Tuesday] at OSU.
Two Ohio State University communication researchers this week published a study linking news coverage of war casualties in Iraq with support for troop withdrawals.
Ohio has a deal with Iraq. Planners for the state’s higher education system say a key to making it better is to make it more international, and Ohio Chancellor Eric Fingerhut signed an agreement in Washington for Ohio colleges and universities to host hundreds, and perhaps eventually thousands of Iraqi students.
A 1983 Ohio State graduate pinned on another star Friday to become a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army. General Jeff Smith helps lead nearly 20,000 U.S. soldiers in Iraq along the Syrian, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait borders. WOSU spoke with Smith who is in Iraq. The general’s primary duties deal with reconstruction and economic activities in a part of Iraq that is one-and-a-half times the size of Ohio. Click on the listen icon to hear the extended interview.
The Ohio National Guard is preparing for its largest single unit deployment since World War Two. 1600 guard members from Ohio and 950 from Michigan begin active duty this week and are headed to Kuwait to support troops in Iraq.
Refugees International describes the displacement of Iraqis from their home country as the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. More than 16-hundred Iraqis have come to the United States in the last year, and 14 of them are now in Ohio.