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The History of Camp Willis

In 1916, the development of land that would become Upper Arlington was halted and used instead as a training camp for troops to be dispatched against Pancho Villa on the Mexican border. Family members and residents tell us about the short-lived Camp Willis.

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Central Ohio Veterans

We honor Central Ohio veterans through their stories and experiences. Learn about Camp Willis, a training camp for troops on the land where Upper Arlington was later established. See the story of Frank Higgs, the inspiration for a character in local comic strip “Terry and the Pirates.” Hear about the student veteran experience, and watch as […]

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Student Veterans at Ohio State University

Host Charlene Brown sits down with Air Force veteran Amanda Hostetter, who now studies nursing at Ohio State University. Hostetter tells us about the challenges student veterans face and why OSU is ranked No. 1 in the nation for student veteran services and support.

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Honor Flight

We journey with some Ohio veterans on an Honor Flight to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., for the first time. This segment was part of a 2008 WOSU documentary that followed 32 veterans on their trip to the memorial. Watch the full documentary.

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Where to Honor Veterans in Columbus

Cannon at the Ohio Statehouse's Capital Square

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