Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, July 26, 2002
Ness graduates from Sergeant Major's school, now in Korea
Master Sgt. Harold L. NESS Jr. graduated from the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX in
NESS is a 23-year career soldier who started his basic and AIT training at Fort Knox, KY.
His tours of duty have
included Fort Stewart, GA, Fort Riley, KS, Fort Jackson, SC, two tours in Germany, three tours in the Middle East and one
tour in Korea.
He returned to Korea for a year tour of duty on June 27.
Master Sgt. NESS graduated in 1977 from Mount
Ayr Community high school. He and his wife Linda (JOHNSON) have two daughters, Michelle and Stephanie.
He is stationed
at Camp Carroll in South Korea. His wife and daughter Stephanie are staying in El Paso, TX during the Korean tour. His
daughter Michelle lives in Ames.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2012
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