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Warren L. Jones, 44, lives in Harker Heights and is in the process of retiring from the U.S. Army after 23 years.

Tell me about your family.

I have been married to Sharon A. Jones for 25 years. I have two daughters and one son. Ashley is 24 and lives in Jackson, Miss., and is a member of Zeta Pho Beta Sorority Inc. Aiyana is 18 and lives in Harker Heights and will be going to Stephen F. Austin University in the fall. Warren L. Jones Jr. is 19 and lives in Harker Heights and works at the Dollar General Store in Harker Heights.

Where are you from?

Monroe, La.

What brought you to Central Texas area?

The military brought me here. I moved here from Fort Drum, N.Y., and I have been at Fort Hood for the past seven years.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

I will still be married to my wife and all the kids will be out of the house.

What was the best advice that you were given?

Always live a positive life no matter how many obstacles are in your way, this is coming from my lovely wife.

What do you plan on doing when you get out of the Army?

I plan on becoming a full time disc jockey.

What do you like about the Harker Heights area?

Beautiful place to stay, friendly environment and great businesses are being built daily.

Twila Hill is a Herald correspondent.

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