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Frank, a communications squadron superintendent with 21 years of military service, is normally assigned to the 366th Communications Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, ID.
She is the daughter of Beulah Rhodes and sister of Tom Rhodes, both of Buhl, ID.
Her husband, Shawn, is the son of Robert and Bobbie Frank of East Broadway, Vermillion.
The sergeant graduated in 1983 from Buhl Senior High, and received an associate degree in 2006 from the Community College of the Air Force.