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Veteran’s Day Salute

On this Veteran’s Day, a salute to my Grandpa Hintz, WW II U.S. Army Combat Infantryman, who taught me how to properly shoot a .22 caliber rifle and took me outdoors as a young boy. Thanks so much, Grandpa Hintz, and to all veterans who have served! My grandpa is fourth from right to left in this old photo.

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About Greg Wagner

A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Public Information Officer and Manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Service Center in Omaha. On a weekly basis, Wagner can be heard on a number of radio stations, seen on local television in Omaha, and on social media sites, creatively conveying natural resource conservation messages as well as promoting outdoor activities and destinations in Nebraska. Wagner, whose career at Game and Parks began in 1979, walks, talks, lives, breathes and blogs about Nebraska’s outdoors. He grew up in rural Gretna, building forts in the woods, hunting, fishing, collecting leaves, and generally thriving on constant outdoor activity. One of the primary goals of his blog is to get people, especially young ones, to have fun and spend time outside!

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