June 6, 2013. Sec. Gale pictured with representatives from Cornhusker Girls State. Both Girls and Boys State are sponsored by The American Legion to provide high school students with first-hand experience in forming and governing in a democracy. As part of the event they campaign and elect local, county and state leaders.
June 8, 2013. Sec. Gale visits with guests at The Connection in North Platte. The Connection is a homeless and domestic abuse shelter. Sec. Gale and his wife Carol toured the facility and presented quilts and other items made and collected by the Nebraska Legislative League.
June 15, 2013. Sec. Gale and his wife Carol traveled to their hometown, North Platte, for the annual NEBRASKAland Days celebration. During their stay they attended the Frontier Review, Antique Car Parade & Pork Breakfast, the Buffalo Bill Rodeo and rode in the parade with 35,000 spectators.