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October 27, 2018.  Some of our favorite Veterans at the Grand Opening of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Columbus Ohio.



October 25, 2018. American Legion Post 171, Westerville, Ohio

Veteran advocates Paul Haller (L) and Victor Wilson (R) were elected as the Ohio Department of Veterans Services Advisory Council Vice Chair and Chair respectively.


October 24, 2018. Unexplored Talent: Building your Pipeline.  Central Ohio’s Workforce Development Board sponsored an employer forum at Ohio Means Jobs in Columbus, Ohio. Moderator Don Deperro, CEO Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Panelists (L to R):

  • Michael Kinney – Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.
  • Ryan Blackburn – Ohio Department of Veterans Services
  • Patrick Higgins – Legal Aid Society of Columbus



October 20, 2018.  Veteran Champions Mary (Far Right) and Ernie Carducci (Third from Right) hosted a Veteran and First Responder Meet and Greet for Congressman Troy Balderson (Far Left) in Powell, Ohio.





  • Mayor (and Vietnam Veteran) of the City of Powell, Jon C. Bennehoof (2nd fr Right)
  •  NRA Representative Linda Walker (2nd fr Left)
  •  Former County Chairman Robert Mann (3rd fr Right)





October 19, 2018.   In honor of Veterans Day, Veteran Advocate Colonel (Ret) Edward Gallowitz talks to youth in Greenville, TN about serving in the Army.








October 16, 2018. Scott Huffman (L) and Leah Cottrill (R) from military-friendly SERVpro of Delaware participate in the first mini job fair at the Central Ohio Veterans Stand Down at the Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.