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March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith, in conjunction with the offices of U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse, will host the 2021 Virtual Third District Service Academy Open House on Thursday April 8, 2021. 

This event is an opportunity for young people in Nebraska to learn more about the U.S. service academies and other opportunities for military service. High school and college students interested in military opportunities, as well as their families, are encouraged to attend.

Virtual Third District Service Academy Open House

November 6, 2020 Column

After a contentious election, it is important we come back together and take stock of the unifying values and liberties which make our country great. While we have been endowed by our Creator with the freedom to self-govern, which we exercise through free and democratic elections, this freedom has endured because of the sacrifices of our veterans, as well as the men and women currently serving in our military who put their lives on the line so that we may enjoy these rights.

August 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced his office will host an interactive virtual training for constituents interested in volunteering to record veterans’ stories for the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. Nebraskans of all ages are encouraged to attend to learn how to interview veterans in their communities. Those interested in attending must pre-register at the link provided below.

The training session will be held on;

Thursday, September 17, 2020

November 15, 2019 Column

Every November 11th we celebrate the men and women who defend our freedom – past and present. While November 11 was originally known as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I, we now commemorate all United States veterans on this day.

This year I had the opportunity to attend two Veterans Day celebrations; one at Gering Junior High School, and at our local American Legion Post #36. I appreciated visiting with young people who will someday determine our future and with the heroes who have made their mark in support of our country.

November 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced his office will host an interactive training for constituents interested in volunteering to record veterans’ stories for the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress.  Nebraskans of all ages are encouraged to attend to learn how to interview veterans in their communities.

The training session will be held on;

Tuesday, November 12th

May 24, 2019 Column
Each year on the last Monday of May, we pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. If it were not for these heroes, we would not have the freedoms we currently enjoy and exercise every day.
 
January 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced today his nomination of 12 students to the U.S. service academies for the class beginning in the fall of 2019.

Members of Congress have the privilege of nominating young people for admission to the U.S. service academies, which include the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. 

November 16, 2018 Column

Thanksgiving is the time of year we come together with family and give thanks for our many blessings. This year I’m most thankful for our one-year-old son, Zeke, my wife, Andrea, and our endlessly loving family members who support us at every turn. I’m also thankful for renewed economic growth which increases opportunity for future generations of Americans.

November 13, 2018 Column

Veterans Day, which was originally known as Armistice Day, marks the anniversary of the end of World War I, which ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. 2018 represents its 100-year anniversary. In 1954, Congress expanded the holiday to honor not only the sacrifices of those who fought in World War I, but all of our veterans, and renamed it Veterans Day.

July 25, 2018 Page

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