State records show the U.S. military has given armored vehicles, assault rifles and thousands of other types of surplus military equipment to Columbus police and other Ohio law enforcement agencies in recent years.
87 hundred civilian workers are back on the job at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.
The Defense Department says a U.S. Army soldier from Ohio has died in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle.
The body of an Ohio man killed in Afghanistan last week has been returned to Preble County.
Officials say a U.S. Air Force reserve wing that flies troops around the globe will start shutting down on Fridays when civilian furloughs begin at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.