Nebraska National Guard Hailed for Pandemic and Flood Service | Regional government
“You just stand up and say ‘I will’,” said Senator Deb Fischer, adding her birthday greetings.
Fischer, who is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said members of the Guard “have helped Nebraskans recover from record flooding” and provided life-saving services during the pandemic while completing missions around the world .
Representative Don Bacon, who is a retired US Air Force Brigadier General and a former Wing Commander at Offutt Air Force Base, said the Nebraska National Guard has proven to be “on target. the height of the task “, whatever the mission.
“Thank you for serving Nebraska and our country,” he said.
Bacon is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and represents the 2nd District of Omaha Metropolis in the House.
Major General Daryl Bohac, adjutant general of the Nebraska National Guard, said he was “very proud” of the members of the Guard and promised they would “always be ready.”
The Nebraska National Guard is made up of 4,600 soldiers, airmen and civilians and has 25 readiness centers in 23 communities across the state.
Recent missions have taken Guardsmen to Cuba, Africa, the Middle East and the Western Pacific, as well as disaster relief missions to the United States and border support activities.