Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Veterans who died decades ago will finally be buried at Dayton National Cemetery. The servicemen were not missing, their cremated remains have been in plain sight, sitting on shelves in Columbus area funeral homes. A group of volunteers has taken up the cause of the unclaimed remains- trying to find the vets’ families, give them a proper burial.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says Farber Specialty Vehicles will add 20 more so-called Mobile Vet Centers to a fleet of 50 it has built to be used in underserved or rural areas.
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.
Some Ohio veterans are questioning the GI benefits used at for-profit schools.
The city of Mansfield says a city court specifically for veterans is helping many reenter society and be productive citizens.
The state estimates that about 90,000 eligible military veterans are missing out on Ohio bonuses of up to $1,000.
As senators and members of congress spend recess time in their districts. They are focusing sharply on the job market and in some cases getting getting directly involved in efforts to boost employment.
First Lady Michelle Obama arrives in Columbus later today to tout job services for military veterans and their families. Mrs. Obama’s stop is part of a “Joining Initiatives” tour. The tour is an effort to help veterans and their families make a transition from deployments to civilian life.
First Lady Michelle Obama used a west side warehouse as a backdrop to campaign for more business support for veterans and their spouses.
Veteran’s Day preparations continue in Pickerington. The city will host the Vietnam Travelling Memorial Wall beginning tomorrow through the weekend. But as WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the ceremonies have taken a more somber tone after one veteran was killed and another critically injured in an accident last night.