A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
The home belonged to the man long suspected in Nicholle Coppler’s disappearance.
Columbus based Lima Company is shipping out again. Five years after suffering heavy casualties in Iraq, the Marine unit departs from Columbus Wednesday. Some 150 Marines will receive additional training prior to their deployment somewhere overseas.
In five years, Nearly 200 Ohio military have been killed in action, and thousands more of its reserve and national guard have served in Iraq. One marine who served with Lima Company during 2005 has now returned to his job in Licking County.
Company L will dedicate a monument tomorrow to honor of sacrifices made by Lima company members serving in Iraq.
A private screening of a new documentary on the deployment of Columbus-based Lima Company was viewed last night by about 300 people. Several members of the embattled Marine Reserve unit attended the screening at the Arena Grand Theater in downtown Columbus.
Columbus has welcomed home Lima company Marine reserves today. Well-wishers lined e Hamilton road from port Columbus to Rickenbacker. Lima Company is flew to Columbus from camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
A Marine reserve unit from Columbus which took heavy casulties in Iraq is enroute back to the U-S. Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines is scheduled to arrive at Camp LeJeune on Friday.