Shantel Ali

Credentials: Captain, U.S. Army

Position title: Assistant Professor of Military Science


Phone: 608-890-3066

Captain Shantel Ali, is a native of Colorado Springs, Colorado and entered the Army in 2005, as a 68J, Medical Logistics Specialist. Captain Ali was commissioned in 2009 and after the completion of Officer Candidate School and the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leadership Course, Captain Ali was assigned as an Analysis Platoon Leader, 209th Military Intelligence Company, 1st Squadron 14th Cavalry Regiment; Battalion Assistant Intelligence Officer, 1st Squadron, 14th

Headquarters 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, 3-2 STRYKER Brigade; and the Military Intelligence Officer for Headquarters, 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery. Captain Ali has served as the Delta Company Commander, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion from May 6th 2016 to July 11th 2018 and her current assignment is the Assistant Professor of Military Sciences at the University of Madison, Wisconsin.

Captain Ali has served during three deployments to include Operation Iraqi Freedom 2010, with 209th Military Intelligence Company in Warhorse, Iraq, Operation Enduring Freedom with 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment and Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery in Zabul Afghanistan in 2011- 2012 and most recently with HQs, 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery as the Battalion Intelligence Officer in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom’s Sentinel in Qatar and Bahrain 2014-2015.

Captain Ali earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University at Albany SUNY in Albany, New York. She is a graduate of the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leadership Course and Career Course.

Captain Ali’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2nd award), the Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the NATO medal and the Austrian Sports Badge.