Military personal and its role in the country’s defense operations are a focus of Ohio political leaders as they continue to push the state’s commitment. Therefore, there are currently more than 90,000 jobs and 30 defense installations across the states.
Military and Federal Assets Job Sector
Moreover, a recent virtual town hall featured U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Sherod Brown, D-Ohio, joined Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Congressman Steve Stivers, Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof, and State Sen. Stephanie Kunze in a virtual town hall. In addition, JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef were at the virtual town hall. Moreover, this regarding the state’s plan on expanding its military and federal assets job sector.
Therefore, the focus of the town hall centered primarily on Central Ohio.
Attracting New Opportunities and Providing a Welcome Home for Military Families and Veterans
“Ohio is known for its commitment to the nation’s military and to those who serve,” Obhof, R-Medina, said. “The current military installations, attract new opportunities and provide a heartwarming welcome for our military families and veterans. We appreciate the support and expertise JobsOhio provides to our state and communities in this effort.”
Defense Supply Center, Nation’s Second Largest Air Guard
Moreover, Ohio is known as a home to the Defense Supply Center in Columbus, among many others, including the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, the nation’s second-largest Air Guard in Toledo, Mansfield’s Lahm Air National Guard, the Youngstown Air Reserve, and Lima’s heavy armor plant and more.
The U.S. Economy Benefits from all NASA Activities
Moreover, NASA released its first agency-wide economic-impact study. Therefore, this study lists all NASA activities across the country. There is an effort to understand how the U.S. economy benefited from lunar and Mars exploration efforts.
Therefore, Ohio ranked eighth in the nation. In terms of the total number of NASA jobs with 11,139. The agency’s economic output for Ohio is $2.3 billion annually.