Roger Lee Jones Jr. is 42 years old and has lived in Ripley for 10 years.
Q: What made you join the military?
A: A sense of duty and my dad was in the military.
Q: How old were you when you first joined?
Q: What branch of the military did you serve in?
Q: Where were you stationed?
A: Norfolk, Virginia.
Q: Were there any wars going on when you were in service and if so what?
A: There weren’t any wars going on, but there were conflicts.
Q: Please share a memory.
A: When helicopters would land on the ship, I would have to discharge the static created by the helicopters so they could land.
Q: How has serving affected your life outside of the military?
A: It hasn’t.
Q: What opportunities have the military provided that you might not have otherwise?
A: I got to see half of the world.