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April 18, 2008

Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-4047,



National Commander Conatser to Visit Nebraska Veterans’ Homes


WHAT: Commander Martin "Marty" Conatser will visit all four DHHS Veterans’ Homes and meet with members and administrators, April 19-22. Members of the media are invited to attend.
WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Norfolk Veterans’ Home
Sunday, April 20, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (MDT), Scottsbluff Veterans’ Home
Monday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Grand Island Veterans’ Home
Tuesday, April 22, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home

Norfolk Veterans' Home
600 East Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE 68701

Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home
1102 West 42nd Street
Scottsbluff NE 69361

Grand Island Veterans’ Home
2300 West Capital Ave
Grand Island, NE 68803

Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home
12505 40th Street
Bellevue NE 68123


Commander Conatser, of Champaign, Illinois, is an Army veteran of the Vietnam era with 26 years of distinguished service. Conatser was elected national commander of the American Legion on August 30, 2007, in Reno, Nevada.

Please call ahead (402-471-4047) if you are planning to go to any of the Veterans’ Homes during the Commander’s visit so we’ll know how many to expect.