Ohio National Guard

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7:20 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Ohio National Guard Authorized To Carry Weapons At Recruitment Centers

Ohio Governor John Kasich has authorized personnel at Ohio National Guard recruitment centers to carry weapons following last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed four Marines and a sailor.   

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6:56 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Wife Of ONG Major Sentenced For Her Role In Abusing Childern

Jean and Emily Kruse
Credit dailymail.co.uk

The wife of an Ohio National Guard Major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

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6:15 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Court: Former ONG Member May Not Keep Ducks For Therapy

The 5th Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled a former Ohio National Guard member in West Lafayette violated a local ban by keeping more than a dozen pet ducks to help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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7:13 am
Tue June 9, 2015

Wife Of Convicted ONG Major Enters Alford Plea

Emily Kruse appears in court
Credit Union County Prosector's Office

The wife of an Ohio National Guard major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters has entered a plea to charges of witness intimidation and obstructing justice.

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6:49 am
Thu June 4, 2015

ONG Major Sentenced For Abusing Children

Jean Kruse
Credit Union County Prosecutor's Office

An Ohio National Guard Major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters in his Marysville home has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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2:29 am
Sun May 24, 2015

Jury Finds ONG Major Guilty Of Abusing Children

Jean Kruse
Credit Union County Sheriff

Sentencing is pending for an Ohio National Guard Major convicted by a Union County jury on Friday of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter at their Marysville home.

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6:39 am
Tue March 31, 2015

New ONG Leader Sworn In

Major General Mark Bartman
Credit ong.ohio.gov

Ohio Governor John Kasich has sworn in a new adjutant general of the Ohio National Guard.

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11:54 am
Thu February 26, 2015

ONG To Participate In Cyber Security Effort

A cyber protection team of soldiers from U.S. Army National Guard units in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan will be among the first of three such teams beginning work this fall to support the military's cyber defense efforts.

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6:10 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Former ONG Member Appealing Conviction For Keeping Theraputic Ducks

Darin Welker
Credit USA Today

A former Ohio National Guard member in West Lafayette who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression is appealing his conviction for violating a village ban on keeping the animals.

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11:27 am
Tue February 3, 2015

One ONG Unit Deploys To Kuait, Another Returns From Southwest Asia

150 soldiers from the Columbus-based Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment are deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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6:48 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Columbus ONG Unit's Trip To West Africa Canceled

Shoulder sleeve insignia for the Ohio National Guard 16th Engineer Brigade
Credit wikipedia

A Columbus-based Ohio National Guard unit's planned mission to West Africa to help control the Ebola outbreak in the region has been canceled.

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12:11 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Sexual Abuse Trial Of ONG Major Postponed

Jean Kruse
Credit yahoo.com

Trial has been postponed for an Ohio National Guard Major accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter and trying to keep other children in the family from discussing what they knew.

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10:33 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Ohio Unit To Deploy To Protect US Capital

An Ohio National Guard unit will deploy to the nation's capital to help protect against terrorism and other threats from the sky. 

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6:57 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Columbus ONG Unit To Help Fight Ebola In West Africa

Credit wikipedia

130 Ohio National Guard members from a Columbus-based unit will deploy to West Africa next spring to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

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8:06 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Guard Official On Leave For Misusing Equipment

An aide to Ohio's top-ranking military official has been placed on forced leave pending an investigation into his alleged misuse of a government computer. 

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6:45 am
Fri September 5, 2014

ONG Major Pleads Not Guilty Following New Indictment

Jean Kruse
Credit Union County Sheriff

The attorney for an Ohio National Guard Major has entered a not guilty plea to updated charges that his client sexually abused three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter and sent a fourth adopted daughter out of state and threatened the remaining  children with a similar fate to silence them. 

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11:46 am
Tue September 2, 2014

ONG Major To Face 35-Count Indictment Friday

Jean Kruse
Credit Union County Sheriff

The Ohio National Guard member accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter at their Union County home is scheduled for arraignment Friday.

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11:44 am
Tue September 2, 2014

ONG Captain Killed In Freeway Accident

Funeral services are being held today for an Ohio National Guard member who was struck by a vehicle and killed while changing a flat tire on the side of I-77 south of I-70 in Licking County on Friday.

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12:23 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Weekend Ceremonies Commemorate 1970 Kent State University Shootings

Credit nola.com

Kent State University will pause this weekend to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the shooting deaths of four students during a protest of the Vietnam War.

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1:05 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Groups May Sue Over Wind Turbine Near Lake Erie

A group of birding enthusiasts is threatening to sue the Ohio National Guard over plans to build a wind turbine along Lake Erie. 

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