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VA Secretary Robert McDonald Visits Columbus

V.A. Secretary Robert McDonald
April 7, 2015

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is continuing his visits to VA medical facilities across the country with a stop in Ohio’s capital.

State Program Helps Vets Transition To Farm Fields

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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.
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

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.
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
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.
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

A memorial honors veterans of the first Gulf War in late 1990 and early 1991.
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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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

Governor Kasich wants veterans' training and skills to count toward civilian job licenses and college credits.
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, 2013

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