Milwaukee County War Memorial

Sheppard Speaks to Starms Discovery Center Students

Gwen Sheppard

Former War Memorial Center board member and retired U.S. Air Force Major Gwen Sheppard spoke to 150 4th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students at MPS’ Starms Discovery Center as part of the school’s Veterans Day program.

Sheppard, who lives in Brown Deer, had a 27-year career in the armed forces, including service with the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Navy Seabees, as well as a deployment to the Iraq war in 2003. She is also a two-time Warrior Games athlete, competing in archery, sitting volleyball and shooting.

Sheppard and WMC education program coordinator Kristen Scheuing and WMC volunteers Mike Malloy and Ruby Scheuing were invited to a breakfast and recognition program.

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