U.S. Army Local Firm Wins Defense Subcontract By Jim Letizia • May 2, 2017 A Columbus manufacturer says it has been selected for a "lucrative" deal with a defense contractor. Pentagon Investigating Possible Friendly Fire Death Of Ohio Soldier By Associated Press • Apr 29, 2017 U.S. Army The Pentagon says the two U.S. Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire. Local Soldier Killed In Kenya By Jim Letizia • Oct 28, 2016 fayobserver.com Funeral services are scheduled this weekend for a U.S. Army soldier from Reynoldsburg killed in the line of duty. Remains Of Korean War Vet From Ohio Return Home By Jim Letizia • Jul 27, 2016 perrytribune.com The remains of a U.S. soldier from Ohio who was killed in the Korean War are back home. Openly Gay Ohio Native To Lead U.S. Army By Jim Letizia • May 18, 2016 www.army.mil The U.S. Army will be led by a Centerville native. Local Manufacturer Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Faulty Combat Helmets By Associated Press • Mar 8, 2016 prnewswire.com A Hebron-based company has agreed to pay 3 million dollars to the federal government to settle a lawsuit over substandard combat helmets it provided to the U.S. Army. Columbus Veteran Undesirably Discharged For Being Gay Will Now Get Honorable Discharge By Associated Press • Jan 29, 2016 nytimes.com A U.S. Army veteran from Columbus is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after he was discharged for being gay. Army Skydivers Returning To Fort Bragg After Ohio Member's Death By Associated Press • Aug 17, 2015 Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team will return to their base, where they will have access to counseling, after a parachutist from their unit died from injuries suffered during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show. AP: Former Army Intelligence Figure Was Not A Ph.D. As He Claimed By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 30, 2014 associated press A key figure in a U.S. Army intelligence program has for years allowed himself to be portrayed as a Ph.D. in engineering, even though he does not hold a doctoral degree. Mom Allegedly Robs Soldier Son By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 18, 2012 Masslion police have arrested a woman on charges of with stealing her son's income tax refunds and his U.S. Army paychecks while he was serving in Afghanistan.