Beall retires from military service
Timothy Beall, who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1986, has retired as a sergeant major from U.S. military service.
Beall joined the Iowa Army National Guard in February 1986, attending basic training at Fort Dix, N.J., and advanced individual training at Fort Belvoir, Va. He spent two years with the Iowa Army National Guard’s 224th Engineer Battalion headquartered in Fairfield. He transferred to active duty in October 1988 and served until 1997, when he entered the U.S. Army Reserve.
In 2003, Beall was called back to active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, with the 4th Battalion, 91st Division, which is now the 191st Infantry Brigade.
Beall volunteered in 2012 to deploy as the task force sergeant major of Security Forces Advisory Team in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XII-XIII, partnered with the 2nd Afghan Uniformed Police Garrison in Kandahar City.
Beall’s final duty assignment was with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 555th Engineer Brigade (Rear Detachment), where he retired with 27 years of service.
Beall resides in Graham, Wash., with his wife Pam, 19-year-old daughter Miranda and 13-year-old son Tim Jr.
Beall now works as an estimator for an asphalt paving company in Washington state.