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Lawmakers Tout Jobs

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown promotes solar energy at Columbus business.
10:56AM
August
15, 2011

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.

More Troops Going From Combat to Class

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden speak about their Joining Forces initiative following the kick off performance of the fifth installment of The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families at the Franklin County Veterans Memorial in Columbus, Ohio April 14, 2011.
12:00AM
April
14, 2011

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.

Michelle Obama Tells Columbus Group Veterans Need Job Help

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Michelle Obama
12:00AM
April
14, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama used a west side warehouse as a backdrop to campaign for more business support for veterans and their spouses.

Central Ohio World War Two Vet Killed In Traffic Accident.

American Legion Post 283 outside Pickerington.
12:00AM
November
9, 2010

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.

Local Iraq War Vet Uses Dog To Help With Brain Injury

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12:00AM
June 1, 2010

Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans coming back with long-lasting injuries are facing hurdles here at home. WOSU reports more vets are diagnosed with traumatic brain injury or TBI and that is forcing Central Ohio healthcare professionals to learn how to help.

Some War Veterans Face Mental Health Hurdles

12:00AM
May
28, 2010

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.

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute at Columbus’ Veterans Memorial

12:00AM
January
18, 2010

“Celebrate the Legacy: A Voice in The Crowd” is the name for this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr., observance at Veterans Memorial in Columbus.

Wreath Laying Marks Columbus Veterans Day

Colonel Deborah Ashenhurst of the Ohio Army National Guard salutes as Taps is played
12:00AM
November 11, 2009

At 11 o’clock on Veterans Day there was a wreath laying ceremony at Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbus.

Adventure camp host disabled vets, outdoor enthusiasts

12:00AM
August
2, 2009

This weekend the Columbus-based Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition hosted its annual Water Sports Adventure Camp, an event that helps disabled people get outdoors with events like kayaking and water skiing.

America’s First African-American Female Combat Pilot Visits Columbus

12:00AM
April
4, 2009

Military veteran speaks at regional women’s conference.