Maj. General Daryl Bohac, director of NEMA, and Al Berndt, assistant director of NEMA, congratulate Mardell Hergenrader, preparedness section manager, at her retirement recognition. Hergenrader was with the agency for nearly 25 years. After nearly 24 years, Bob Eastwood has retired from NEMA. Far left, Eastwood conducts his last weekly National Warning System (NAWAS) test. Right, in this photocomposite, Eastwood displays both sides of a coin he received from the adjutant general. Gov. Heineman recognizes Nikki Weber as supervisor of the year for the military department at a ceremony at the Capitol. She was also honored by Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, Mardell Hergenrader and Al Berndt at a ceremony at the Joint Force Headquarters. NEMA provided support and resources to the City of Wayne following an EF4 tornado that struck the community and surrounding areas. An EF4 tornado destroyed businesses and rural homes in and around Wayne on Oct. 4, 2013. The South Platte River rose to record levels in September 2013, leaving some streets in North Platte under water.

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