Monday, October 10, 2011
Sherrill had her retirement ceremony at a hotel on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Setpember 22, 2011. Her official retirement date was the end of September. She went on active duty in 1985 after graduating from UW-Eau Claire. She was on active duty for several years before transitioning to the reserves. She attained the rank of a full bird colonel in 2007. She received her second oak leaf cluster Meritorious Service Medal and a flag that was flown in honor of her retirement in a C-17A Globemaster from the 89th Airlift Squadron of the 445th Reserve Wing at Wright-Patterson. Dad and Shirley went to be with her for her ceremony as well as Jeff's parents.