Spc. Harold Harper Jr. was deployed to Maiwand District near Kandahar, Afghanistan in December 2012. Harper enlisted in the Army in August 2010. He is stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, with B Company 1-36 Infantry Battalion.
Harper is a 2009 Tucker County High School graduate. He is the son of Harold and Kimberly Harper of St. George and has one daughter, Kennedy Grace, and a brother and sister, Travis and Amanda. His grandparents are Gary and Janet Nestor, Carol Hebb and the late Charlie Hebb Jr., Junior Harper and the late Evelyn Harper, Leota Parsons and Betty Nestor.