NCBA Honors Veterans with Special “Cattlemen to Cattlemen” Episode

WASHINGTON (November 4, 2022) – Today, “Cattlemen to Cattlemen,” the television show of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, announced that it will air a special “Salute to Veterans” episode on November 8th in honor of Veterans Day. The show will highlight the service of veterans involved in the beef industry and explore the connection between patriotic farmers and ranchers and our nation’s servicemembers. “Cattle producers are a patriotic group, and we are extremely grateful for the sacrifices military men and women have made to protect our freedoms and way of life,” said NCBA President Don Schiefelbein, a Minnesota cattle producer. “NCBA is proud to salute our nation’s veterans and highlight their personal stories.” The “Salute to Veterans” episode will air on Tuesday, November 8 at 8:30 p.m. eastern time and re-air on Wednesday, November 9 at 12:30 a.m. eastern time and again on Saturday, November 12 at 9 a.m. eastern time on RFD-TV. The full episode will also be available on the Cattlemen to Cattlemen YouTube page. The special episode follows a group of veterans on a Tour of Honor organized by Honor Flight Central Coast California. The Honor Flight program provides veterans with the opportunity to visit monuments and memorials in Washington, D.C., and be recognized for their service. Three past presidents of NCBA joined this Honor Flight including Jerry Bohn, John Lacey, and Kevin Kester. NCBA would like to thank key supporters that made this episode possible including the United States Department of Defense, United States Army, United States Navy, United States Air Force, Arlington National Cemetery, United States Naval Academy, National Park Service, Military Women’s Memorial, and Honor Flight Central Coast California. “It was an honor for Cattlemen to Cattlemen to share the story of these veterans,” said Kate Maher, executive producer of NCBA’s “Cattlemen to Cattlemen.” “We also thank our partners at Elanco Animal Health for their sponsorship, which made this production possible.” For more information on NCBA’s “Cattlemen to Cattlemen,” contact Executive Producer Kate Maher at kmaher@beef.org.


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The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) has represented America's cattle producers since 1898, preserving the heritage and strength of the industry through education and public policy. As the largest association of cattle producers, NCBA works to create new markets and increase demand for beef. Efforts are made possible through membership contributions. To join, contact NCBA at 1-866-BEEF-USA or membership@beef.org.


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