Shane Osborn kicks off Senate campaign in Grand Island
Flanked by his wife, Stacie Osborn, and former Lt. John Comerford, who served with him in the Navy, former Nebraska State Treasurer Shane Osborn announces his candidacy for U.S. Senate Thursday in Grand Island.
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Republican Shane Osborn wants to become the first combat veteran since the 9/11 terror attacks to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Osborn, 39, a former Navy pilot hailed as a hero in 2001 after he successfully landed a plane hit by a Chinese fighter jet, officially launched his campaign for Senate on Thursday at a veterans park in Grand Island.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am.