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Large U.S. Flag Presented to Public Safety Training Center

Omaha, Neb. – Woodmen of the
World presented a 30′ x 60′ American flag to the Omaha Public Safety Training Center on Thursday,
November 15.

Omaha Police Chief Todd
Schmaderer, Omaha Fire Chief Mike McDonnell and Major Daniel Benes
from the National Guard were there to accept the flag from Woodmen of the World
Area Manager Tracy Johnson. Honor guards from Omaha Police, Omaha Fire and the
National Guard conducted the flag raising ceremony at the conclusion of the
event.

Woodmen of the World is
one of the largest distributors of US flags behind the US government, having
presented over 2 million American flags to non-profit and community
organizations. Woodmen of the World member-customers celebrate and honor the
American flag throughout the year.

The Public Safety Training Center, which opened in
the spring of 2008, houses a combined training facility for Omaha Police, Omaha
Fire and the Army National Guard. The facility includes various classrooms and a
firefighting training tower as well as a pond for water fire rescue training
and a tactical driving track that is used for both defensive driving training
as well as emergency vehicle operations. Omaha Police and Fire Trainees study
and train at the center year-round. The center is located at 11616 Rainwood
Road.

Woodmen of the World was founded in
1890 as a not-for-profit. We give back to our member-customers and the
communities we live in. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance,
annuities, mutual funds,* and 529 College Savings Plans.* More than 700,000
Woodmen of the World member-customers across the country share a commitment to
family, community and country. To learn more about Woodmen of the World, visit woodmen.org.

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