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


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.

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

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

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)