INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.
He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.