Monthly Archives: January 2018

Bio of Marilee Spottedwolf

Marilee Spottedwolf is an enrolled member of The Northern Cheyenne Tribe, she also represents the Arikara, Mandan, and Lakota Nations.

A third generation Navy veteran, following in the foot steps of her mother, a Vietnam era Yeoman and her grandfather, a Gunners Mate in Pearl Harbor/WWII.

Marilee was also designated as a Gunners Mate, reaching the rank of Petty Officer Second Class (E-5) during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She has served onboard the USS Comstock (LSD-45), Fleet Readiness Center South West (FRCSW), USS Kidd (DDG-100) and Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACB-1) all out of San Diego, CA.

Bio of Kaleb Shepherd

BIOGRAPHY

AIRMAN FIRST CLASS KALEB CRYSTAL NICOLE SHEPHERD
A1C Kaleb Shepherd is assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron where she is a Radio Maintenance Technician of Combat Mission Support. She performs operational tests, maintains functionality, and the issuing of essential Radio equipment. She ensures all she supports get their gear fully mission-ready and capable to perform their mission. During her time on station, she has overseen the repair and transportation of over $9M worth of equipment.

A1C Shepherd enlisted in the Air Force on 31 May 2016 as a Radio Maintenance Apprentice. A1C Shepherd was born on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, in Eagle Butte, South Dakota on June 8, 1996.

EDUCATION:
2014 Graduated High School, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, Eagle Butte, SD
2016 Graduated Basic Training, Lackland AFB, TX
2017 Graduated Ground Radio Maintenance Apprentice Course Keesler, AFB, MS

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. February 2017 – Present, 23 Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, FL

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Diamond Sharp Airman Award
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Effective Dates of Promotion:
A1C 07 Dec 2016

(Current as of April 5, 2017)