Gov. Pete Ricketts hosts welcome home party for veterans

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(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Over 150 people joined Gov. Pete Ricketts at the Governor’s Mansion on Wednesday for the 2022 Veterans Welcome Home event.

Service members who have been discharged in the last year were invited to bring their families for a backyard event with games and a picnic.

State recruiters and veteran service organizations shared tips and tools for employment, information on benefits and opportunities for networking.

The Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Walmart co-hosted the event with the governor.

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