Jeffrey E. Melander

   Branch: U. S. Army

   Status: Veteran

   Date of Service: 1987-2008

   Home Town: Gully/ Big Stone   City, South Dakota

Jeffrey E. Melander

Jeffrey E. “Jeff” Melander  was born August 9, 1953 in Bagley to Gene and Darlene Melander. He grew up in Gully and attended elementary school there. He graduated from Fosston High School in 1971.

Jeff entered the Army on January 3, 1987 and was sent to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas for basic training. He also attended advanced training in San Antonio. Jeff was a member of the Veterinary Corps and made the military a career. He served in Texas, the United Kingdom, Colorado, North Carolina, Croatia, Panama, Thailand, Germany, California, Pennsylvania and Washington D C with Health Services Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, U.S. Eurasian Command. He also served at the Pentagon with the Secretary of the Navy. Jeff received an honorable discharge on May 31, 2008.

Jeff currently lives in Big Stone City, South Dakota.

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