Ohio National Guard

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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

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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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