Native veteran Shenandoah Ellis-Ulmer was recently featured at the VA’s “Veteran of the Day”! You can read their full post on her background and military service here.

“Shenandoah was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, in June 1974 as a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota and the Santee Sioux. Shenandoah’s Dakota name is Wi’ihinapidutawin, which translates to Scarlet Sunrise Woman. She grew up in Breckenridge, Minnesota, and enlisted in the Air Force in 1994. Shenandoah deployed to Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates during her 21 years in the Air Force. In total, she worked eight different intelligent assignments.” – Read More