Ohio National Guard

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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

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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

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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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6:37 am
Tue October 8, 2013

ONG Members Return To Work

18 hundred Ohio National Guard mechanics, pilots and administrative staff have been recalled from their furloughs that started last week because of the federal shutdown.

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3:23 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Federal Shutdown Puts Guard Members Out Of Work

18 hundred Ohio National Guard members are off the job because of the federal shutdown.

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6:31 am
Fri August 2, 2013

ONG Major Posts Bond

A Ohio National Guard major indicted in Union County on charges of sexually abusing three children in his care, including two of his own, is free on a 500-thousand dollar bond.

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7:02 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Guard Major Charged With Abusing Children

An Ohio National Guard Major currently serving in Kuwait has been indicted in Union County for sexually abusing at least three children in his care.

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7:52 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Veterans Advocates Push For Medicaid Expansion

Advocates for Ohio veterans say expanding Medicaid would make 26 thousand vets eligible.

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7:31 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Job Cuts Planned At Springfield Air Base

The Ohio National Guard plans to cut 47 jobs at the the Springfield Air National Guard Base.

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12:36 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Visitors Center To Chronicle 1970 KSU Shootings

Kent State University will open a visitors center on Saturday that chronicles the campus shootings of 1970.

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9:38 am
Fri September 14, 2012

ONG Troops Return From Afghanistan

Nearly 200 Ohio National Guard troops returned to Central Ohio yesterday after a year of service in Afghanistan.

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9:31 am
Fri August 31, 2012

ONG Medics Return Home

Nearly four-dozen Ohio National Guard medics returned home Thursday after serving a year in Afghanistan.

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