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IHS Physician Assistant featured in Military Makeover: Operation Career
The Indian Health Service will be featured in an upcoming episode of Military Makeover's Special Edition: “Operation Career” airing on Lifetime TV. The episode airs November 7 and 26, features Jade Whitesell, a physician assistant at the IHS Blackfeet Community Hospital in Browning, Montana. Whitesell, who is an Army veteran and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, talks about her life growing up on an Indian reservation, her military service, and her career goals.