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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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January 5, 2018 Column
There is a lot of work ahead in the new year. Before we undertake a fresh set of challenges, it is good to take stock of the many positive outcomes and accomplishments of 2017.
November 3, 2017 Column
When the calendar flips to November, it is inspiring to see communities throughout the Third District host ceremonies and parades to honor the Nebraskans who have served our country. In Congress, we are focused on demonstrating the gratitude of a nation by ensuring our veterans, the men and women currently serving, and their families receive the care and recognition they deserve.
October 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressmen Adrian Smith (NE-03) and Don Bacon (NE-02) welcomed 86 Nebraska veterans and their escorts to the U.S. Capitol this evening as part of the Hall County Vietnam Hero Flight.