Nebraska National Guard to celebrate 164 years of service

December 20, 2018

This month marks 164 years since the establishment of the Nebraska National Guard, a milestone to be celebrated at 7 p.m. Thursday at the National Guard museum in Seward.

Open to the public, the ceremony will include the dedication of two new exhibits showcasing the history of Nebraska National Guard members.

One focuses on the influential early members of the modern Nebraska National Guard.

The second will highlight the 33 leaders of the Nebraska National Guard, starting with the establishment of the militia in 1854.

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