Veterans Day episode. Our guest is Danielle Wilk, a mortuary specialist at Dover Air Force Base. Danielle discusses her team, what they do on a daily basis, and what it’s like providing funeral services as part of a military operation. She also provides insight into the process of caring for our fallen heroes from the battlefield to the final committal.
In 2015, Danielle came to Dover Air Force Base as an Air Force Mortuary Specialist. She began primarily as an embalmer in the Port Mortuary, handling the embalming and preparation of deceased service members from all branches of the military. Since then, her position has expanded to include Mortuary Affairs and Past Conflicts for the Air Force. She is licensed in both Michigan and Delaware.