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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.

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.

Civilian Wright-Patt Workers Back On The Job

Oct 8, 2013

87 hundred civilian workers are back on the job at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

Ohio Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Jul 18, 2013

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.

Length Of Military Furloughs Shortened

Mar 29, 2013

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.