November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum honors America’s military veterans with a special program on Veterans Day. The program begins at 11:00 AM and ending at 12:00 PM. This event features a posting of the colors and a keynote speaker. Veterans are encouraged to attend this event in uniform.
For the entirety of the day, active, retired and veteran service members receive free admission into the Museum.
Staff Sgt Cody Meyer is currently an Airman Leadership School instructor, but is an Air Transportation Specialist by trade. As an Airman Leadership School instructor he is charged with teaching upcoming NCOs how to be better leaders, and inspire them to be great leaders. As an Air Transportation Specialist he is responsible for making Global Reach & Power a real threat. They load equipment and passengers on aircraft that are needed for the mission anywhere in the world. SSgt Meyer has been active duty for 9 years, and stationed at Offutt Air Force Base for a little over a year. He has been stationed in Germany and Alaska, and has deployed to Qatar Air Base.
Master Sgt. William Adams is the Section Chief of Radio Frequency Transmissions for the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron. He leads over 50 Airmen, and delivers air to ground support for the RC-135 fleet. He has served in the Air Force for 17 years, and has been at Offutt for 7 years. He has been stationd in Colorado, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. He has deployed to Qater, Iraq, UAE, and Afghanistan. He has received many commendation and achievement medals, and a Bronze Star. He was once an Air advisor and Communications systems advisor for an Afghan Lt. Col.
Capt. Robert Curry is and Effects Officer with the U.S. Strategic Command. He is a meteorologist that delivers decision-quality, authoritative space and terrestrial environmental intelligence in support of national security objectives. Capt. Curry has served in the Air Force for 18 years, and has been stationed at Offutt for a little over a year. Capt. Curry has been stationed in Mississippi, North Carolina, Iowa, Kentucky, Florida, and Germany. He has deployed Africa, Afghanistan, and several times to Iraq. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a Master of Science in International Relations and Conflict Management, several certificates, and many notable military awards, to include the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and many commendation medals. He is a Grey Beret, which is an Airborne Jumpmaster, Air Assault and Pathfinder qualification.
Lt. Col. Brian Yates is the 557th Weather Wing inspector general, which makes him responsible for handling any complaints from the wing, along with inspecting units to make sure they are in compliance. Previously he served in the weather career field and was an observer, forecaster, staff meteorologist, flight commander, chief of plans and exercises, and assistant director of operations and director of operations for various weather units across the Air Force. Lt. Col. Yates served 7 years as an enlisted weather specialist before commissioning, and has spent a total of 24 ½ years in the Air Force. Lt. Col. Yates has been at Offutt for 3 months, but was previously stationed here from 2013-2017. He has been stationed in South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Montana, Arizona, and South Korea. He has deployed to Kuwait and Afghanistan.
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