veterans

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu October 17, 2013

USO Still Supporting the Troops

Today's USO

In early 1941, as it became clearer that the Unites States was headed into war, President Franklin Roosevelt created the USO to provide emotional support to troops.

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Cincinnati Edition
1:30 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Korean War Vets Tell Their Stories

Korean War Veterans Bob McGeorge and Dr. Bak Suk Lee

  

  July 27, 2013 marks 60 years since the signing of the armistice agreement that ended the fighting in Korea. Howard Wilkinson takes a look at what is often called “The Forgotten War” with two men who were there: Bob McGeorge, commander of Cincinnati chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. During the war, his Infantry Battalion spent more than 1,000 days on the front lines. And Dr. Bae Suk Lee, who escaped his native North Korea after the Chinese invasion and served alongside American and allied troops during the war.

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Cincinnati Edition
1:30 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Korean War and Preserving its Stories

The National Korean War Memorial

  Coordinated by the Library of Congress, the Veterans History Project collects first-hand accounts of those who defended the US during wartime. Dr.

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Recruiting veterans
6:12 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Cincinnati businesses ramp up military veteran recruiting

Area employers learn how to better recruit, hire and retain returning veterans at a panel discussion Monday at the United Way.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

Greater Cincinnati companies, including Total Quality Logistics (TQL), GE, US Bank and Horseshoe Casino, are learning to better recruit, hire and retain local veterans.

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May 23, 2013
9:50 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Impact Cincinnati: Military Veterans and Families

Tony Kohl, Kelly Knox and Howard Wilkinson in the WVXU studios

From World War II through Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan, there are now approximately 23 million military veterans in the United States, with 1.7 million of them calling the tri-state home. Many vets need, and deserve, help with finding a job, education, and medical attention, but the process can often be complicated and time-consuming. 

Join us Thursday morning May 23 at 9:20, as we discuss the concerns and issues of veterans and their families. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU. 

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