South Dakota Stories

Ed Menard, Mount Rushmore

(Nominated by Blaine Kortemeyer)
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
August 9, 2011

Park Ranger Ed Menard was honorably discharged in 1997 as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force, having served 24 years. He was last stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base as an Aerospace Maintenance Superintendant a valued non commissioned officer of the 37th bomber squadron. His squadron served in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Menard currently serves as a valued member of the Park Ranger staff here at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.