WWFS 13 Heroes Bronco displayed at the Midlands International Auto Show

Midlands International Auto Show invites Wounded Warriors Family Support

January 20, 2023

Hundreds of cars from over a dozen of manufacturers will be on display at CHI Health Center for this year’s Midlands International Auto Show.

The newest cars, trucks, SUVs, and electric vehicles will all be showcased at the 2023 Midland International Auto Show from Friday, January 20th through Sunday at CHI Health Center Omaha.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Friday will be Military Tribute Day at the auto show. Free admission will be offered Friday to all those who served in the military. Veterans also will be offered a free cup of coffee on Friday morning.

The Wounded Warriors Family Support 13 Heroes Bronco will be on display throughout the show. The military tribute vehicle features the last 13 American service members who lost their lives in Afghanistan on August 26th, 2021. The Bronco honors their memory and sacrifice made while performing their service on behalf of our Nation. Family members of the fallen have also signed the vehicle.

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover
Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario
Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee
Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez
Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page
Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui
Navy Petty Officer Third Class Maxton W. Soviak
Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss

This year’s show was made a little more challenging with a winter storm that was starting during the staging of the vehicles.  There was a small army of auto detailers called in to assist with getting all the vehicles cleaned up from snow and salt from road treatments. 

You can learn more about the Midlands International Auto Show at omahaautoshow.com.

About Wounded Warriors Family Support
Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured, or killed during combat operations. This organization is run by combat veterans for combat veterans. Rated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator, Wounded Warriors Family Support aids veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot. For more information about Wounded Warriors Family Support, visit wwfs.org.

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