IN THE SERVICE

Retiring from Army

LISBON — Staff Sergeant Joshua Ross has completed 20 years of service with the U.S. Army and is now retiring.

Ross was raised in Lisbon. He graduated from Leetonia High School in 1999 and the Columbiana County Career Center. He worked on his aunt and uncle’s farm in Lisbon and served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraq Freedom, and Operation New Dawn duty. His New Dawn duty stations included Korea, Fort Hood, Texas, Milwaukee, Wis., and Recruiting Command in Fort Sill, Okla.

Ross is the son of Edward and Charlene Farmer. He has two brothers and two sisters and currently lives in Oklahoma. He and his wife Lindsey have two daughters.

Ross’s nephew Zarek Ross just enlisted in the U.S. Army.

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