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State Program Helps Vets Transition To Farm Fields

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9:01AM
November 13, 2014

This Veterans Day, amid the parades and ceremonies, a new agricultural initiative was launched in Ohio. It strives to give a marketing edge to soldiers who’ve exchanged their uniforms for farm boots.

State Reminds Eligible Ohio Veterans About Bonuses

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The deadline for the Ohio Veterans Bonus for Iraq War vets is Dec. 31.
9:12AM
November 11, 2014

State officials are reminding veterans who served in Iraq during the war that time is running out to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500.

U.S. Senator Pushes Bill He Says Would Help End Vet Homelessness

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Sen. Brown’s proposals also include expanding services and support for women veterans. He says as most homeless vets are men, many existing facilities can’t serve women and their kids.
7:29AM
October 28, 2014

Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced proposals that include letting the VA develop public-private partnerships in order to help vets with legal issues, boost transitional housing programs, and expand existing programs that help former soldiers find jobs.

Korean Official Presenting Medals To Ohio Veterans

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The Korean War Memorial near downtown Dayton
7:55PM
July
12, 2014

A medal of appreciation from the Korean government to U.S. military service members who served in the Korean War will be presented to veterans of that conflict at a ceremony in southwestern Ohio.

New Apartments Serve Military Veterans

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Military veteran Kenneth Perry in his apartment in the Commons at LIvingston.
5:00AM
February
4, 2014

Expansion of a Livingston Avenue apartment complex for some military veterans means more than just a place to stay. It’s a lifeline to a new beginning.

Deadline Looms For Gulf War Bonuses

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A memorial honors veterans of the first Gulf War in late 1990 and early 1991.
8:58AM
December
23, 2013

The state is urging Ohio veterans who served during the first Gulf war to apply for a bonus before a year-end deadline.

Vets Coalition Pushes State Lawmakers For Clear Energy Jobs

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7:57AM
October
31, 2013

A coalition of veterans groups is pushing Ohio lawmakers to tougher clean energy standards to help create jobs for returning veterans.

OH Governor Wants Job Credit For Veterans’ Skills

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Governor Kasich wants veterans' training and skills to count toward civilian job licenses and college credits.
3:34PM
June
11, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ordered veterans’ military skills and service be taken into account for civilian job licenses and college credits.

Veterans Advocates Want Ohio To Expand Medicaid

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Advocates for the Ohio National Guard say expanding Medicaid in Ohio would provide health care coverage for 26,000 veterans.
3:27PM
June
3, 2013

Advocates for Ohio’s veterans say expanding Medicaid in the state would make 26,000 Ohio veterans eligible for the health care program.

New Photo ID’s Designed For Veterans

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Military veterans wait to get a photo ID card at Veterans Memorial.
12:21PM
May
20, 2013

Starting today, veterans can get a new ID card in Franklin County designed to make it easier for them to access benefits and store discounts. The new photo ID cards will include the veterans military discharge information that they provide to the Franklin County Recorder’s Office.