Father inspired Estacada resident toward lifetime of service

James Moriarty stands in front of the Estacada Veterans Memorial. Moriarty served in the U.S. Army and retired as a lieutenant.

Through his experience in the U.S. Army, Estacada resident James Moriarty served his country in a variety of ways.

Moriarty, who moved to Estacada last December, was in the military from 1991-99. He was inspired to join by his father, who also served in the Army. Both Moriarty and his father graduated from Norwich University, a military school in Vermont.