Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
(Bellevue, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) made the following statement today after attending the change of command ceremony for the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base. “Today, at Offutt Air Force Base, I witnessed the 55th Wing's impressive change of command ceremony...
Jun 14, 2019 Fort Report
As I stood at attention today at the change of command ceremony for the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, I was struck again by the dignity and efficiency of our men and women in uniform.  A change of military command is not some trite rite or rote ritual.  It symbolizes a...
Jun 10, 2019 Fort Report
The night before D-Day operations, June 6, 1944, American paratroopers landed in and around the little town of Sainte-Mère-Église in Normandy, France near Utah Beach.  The town square is marked by an ancient French church.  Near the church is a rare obelisk marking the ancient...
Jun 8, 2019 In The News
The story of Chief Standing Bear “is a story of strength, grace and dignity,” U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry rightly told a congressional subcommittee recently. The 1st District lawmaker repeated his call for the federal government to honor the legacy of the Ponca leader by creating...
Jun 6, 2019 Press Release
(Omaha Beach, France) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) made the following statement today at the ceremony honoring the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. “Today, along with Members of Congress, President Trump, foreign dignitaries, veterans and their families, I was deeply honored...
Jun 6, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Several Nebraska lawmakers will attend the ceremonies in Normandy commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Rep. Don Bacon said he appreciated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi inviting him to participate in Thursday’s events. The Omaha-area congressman has read much...