Interview Date: December 14, 2012
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Jesse Neack served in the United States Army from 1997 to 1999 and re-enlisted in July 2001 and was discharged in 2004. In this interview he talks about the process of joining and how his parents dealt with the news. Talks about the first time he jumped out of an airplane with a parachute. Discusses when he re-enlisted and being stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He talks about where he was when he heard about the attack on 9/11. He describes his deployment to Iraq and being injured while on a mission.
School: Northern Kentucky University
Service: United States Army
Wars Served: Iraq
Dates: 1997 – 1999 and 2001 – 2004