BROKEN BOW–Members of the Nebraska Army National Guard visited the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, December 19 to provide details on all that occurred in 2019, plans for the future, and how the 1075th Transportation Company–stationed at the Broken Bow Armory–affects the local community.
Those in attendance included Major General Daryl L. Bohac, the Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard; CSM Scott Hansen, Army State Command; Sergeant Major CW5 Kenneth Henderson, Command Chief Warrant Officer; and MAJ Scott Ingalsbe, State Public Affairs Officer along with about a dozen community members.
Reflecting on 2019:
Return of 330 airmen from the Middle East
Return of 50 soldiers from Afghanistan
Deployment of 11 soldiers for a cyber protection mission in Maryland
Flood Response in March and April that consisted of 113 rescues
“[I’m] very proud of the team, not just the Nebraska National Guard but the whole of Nebraska. I’m very proud to be a Nebraskan and the way we responded–neighbors helping neighbors. It was pretty amazing, not surprising, but amazing to watch,” Major General Bohac said regarding the 2019 flooding.
Medi-vac unit to deploy in 2020, operating Black Hawk helicopters in Middle East
Small fire fighting units to serve in Romania in 2020
A larger formation will be sent to Djibouti in 2021
Stay tuned for more information regarding the Nebraska Army National Guard’s visit to Broken Bow.