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German-Opsal Receives Recognition By Governor and SWO


Last updated 2/9/2021 at 8:26am

Geri German-Opsal (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Veterans Service Officer) awarded the 2020 South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Outreach Officer of the Year Award. Governor Kristi Noem gave recognition to German-Opsal during her 2021 State of the State Address.

On Wednesday February 3rd, the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate presented German-Opsal with an honor song and star quilt. Geri German-Opsal a United States Air Force Veteran works with the veterans on the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Reservation. She gives credit to her assistant Gabe Fisher and all the hard work he has also given in 2020. The Dedication, service to her country, and commitment to the veterans are appreciated. Pictured is SWO Chairman Delbert Hopkins Jr, along with SWO Vice-Chairwoman Lisa Jackson and SWO Secretary Myrna Thompson. The Honor song sung by Mikey Peters and Company.


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