Wisconsin Stories

Jeffrey L. Dean, Jr., Fond du Lac

(Nominated by Stephanie Dean)
Marian University Campus
October 23, 2010

Jeffrey L. Dean Jr. was an active duty member of the United States Air Force as a crew chief on C-17s.  Within a few days after the attacks on our country, he was deployed to Sigonella, Italy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  During the next year and a half, he also served tours of duty in Rhein Mein, Germany and Uzbekistan supporting the missions of Operation Enduring Freedom.   Jeffrey honorably served six years in the USAF and it remains one of his proudest accomplishments.  During his service, he received several decorations and honors:

2 Air Force Achievement Medals
1 Air Force Accommodation Medal
3 Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Valor Device
1 Air Force Good Conduct Medal
1 National Defense Service Medal
1 Afghanistan Campaign Medal
1 Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
1 Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
1 Humanitarian Service Medal
3 Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbons with Gold Border
1 Air Force Longevity Service
2 United States Air Force Non-commissioned Officer Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbons
1 Air Force Training Ribbon

Although Jeffrey is no longer active duty in the Air Force, he remains committed to supporting all who serve our country.