JOPLIN, Mo. - Jess Gourley Junior was a master sergeant who served his country from 1973 to 1993 as a chief personnel systems manager. Throughout this period, his superior professional skill, leadership and foresight resulted in resolution of the significant programs of major importance to the personnel divisions mission.
He received four Air Force Commendation Medals, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, Air Force Achievement Medal and many other awards. He served during the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. We salute you Master Sergeant Gourely and thank you for your service.