New commander to take over National Guard

There’s a changing of the guard within the Nebraska National Guard this weekend.

Major General Tim Kadavy is stepping down as adjutant general of the Nebraska Guard and is taking a top position with the guard in Washington D-C.

Colonel Judd Lyons of Omaha will be promoted to brigadier general on Sunday morning, and later will be installed as the new commander of the state guard.

Governor Heineman will preside over the ceremony at the National Guard air base in Lincoln.

About a thousand Army and Air Guard members from across the state will stand in formation during the service.

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