Master Sergeant Sienna Schehr
Master Sergeant Sienna Schehr 159th Fighter Wing Human Resource Advisor
They are among our true heroes and in this inaugural edition, we are proud to salute Master Sergeant Sienna Schehr who is a member of the 159th Fighter Wing at the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base in New Orleans. She is the 159th Fighter Wing Human Resource Advisor and is a Criminal Investigative Analyst with the Louisiana National Guard Counterdrug Task Force.
MSgt Schehr embodies what a senior enlisted leader within the Louisiana Air National Guard has to offer. She is a mentor for younger military members to emulate and an advocate for the military within her local community. In her spare time, she volunteers for multiple military non-profits such as the ‘First to Fight Foundation’ and the ‘Got Our Troops Foundation’ assisting veterans and their families in potential times of need.
She is active in raising awareness for the military within the New Orleans community by engaging with organizations such as the Crescent City Classic, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and the New Orleans Saints by coordinating volunteer opportunities for all military members to represent their unit and respective branch.
Schehr is married to Chief Master Sergeant Michael D. Schehr, and they have two beautiful daughters, Bailey and Sydnie.
*** Gov. John Bel Edwards proclaimed Louisiana Women Veterans Day on June 12, 2018, the 70th anniversary of the passage of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. It allowed women to serve as permanent, regular members of all branches of the military by authorizing regular and reserve status for women to serve in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. Today, there are more than 214,000 women currently serving in every rank and military occupational specialty, and there are more than 28,000 women veterans statewide.