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Vets help commemorate Patriot Day with MHS Students

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Before the Middletown High School Girls Varsity Soccer team took the field on Sept 11, 2014, students, veterans and the community remembered all who had fallen that day in 2001. During the pre-game ceremony, veterans from VFW Post 3809 were recoginized for their service by  ladies from both the Middletown High School and Lakota West Varsity Girls Soccer team.

The students of Middletown High School also took this opportunity to do a fund raiser for the Wounded Warrier Project....

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Vets could get college credit for service

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:55 AM

By Laura A. Bischoff and Matt Sanctis - Columbus bureau


A state proposal could allow veterans returning home with valuable military experience to have an easier time getting college credit or professional licenses in Ohio.


In Gov. John Kasich’s 1,600-page budget update bill, the administration is pushing for ways for veterans to earn college credit at no charge based on their military training and experience, give them priority status for college c...

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Vets fight plan for new gaming machines

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 7:30 AM

By Brian Kollars - Staff Writer (Reprinted from the Dayton Daily News - March 9, 2014))

The Ohio Lottery is moving ahead with plans to spend almost $22.6 million on “next generation” vending machines that it hopes to place in veterans lodges and fraternal organizations despite protests by those groups.


The Lottery’s plan to buy 12,000 “multi-purpose, next generation” machines over the next two years will be voted on today by the Ohio Cont...

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