The keynote speaker was Secretary Chuck Hagel. Secretary Hagel’s speech included remarks about how the United States has changed in the eighteen years since 9/11.During the luncheon, Secretary Chuck Hagel, Mayor Jean Stothert, Mike Fahey, Charles Sederstrom, and Robert Nelson, were honored along with Jerry Hoberman, one of the founding members of the First Responders Foundation, for their commitment to first responders and the Foundation. Jerry Hoberman
Those who attended the event directly helped support first responders in the greater Omaha area, and helped to advance the foundations mission, to serve and honor all first responders and their families, build appreciation and respect for their work, and enhance public safety.
We thank the Central High School singers for opening the luncheon and for the beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. Also a special thanks to the Omaha Police Department’s Honor Guard and Pipe and Drums for presenting the colors.
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