#VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Shelley Wallach


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Shelley Wallach.

Shelley entered the Navy in 1994. She served aboard USS Simon Lake in La Maddalena, Italy, at Naval Station Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, with Strikefighter Squadron 115 Lemoore, California, Naval Recruiting Command San Antonio, Texas and the Early Airborne Warning Squadron 116 Point Mugu, California.

Shelley deployed twice aboard USS Abraham Lincoln in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Park University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from A&M University Corpus Christi, Texas.

Before separating from the Navy, Shelley earned a Graduate Certificate in leadership from Roger William’s University. She is currently employed with Defense Logistics Agency in Corpus Christi Texas. She is also a Mary Kay Consultant.

Thank you for your service, Shelley!

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Meagan Heup

Meagan began working for VA in the Office of Public Affairs in 2010. Since then, she has worked as a Public Affairs Specialist in the Office of Media Relations.