Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Walter E. Fink III
May 8, 2013
Name: Walter E. Fink, III, Army representative, High Energy Laser-Joint Technology Office, Directed Energy Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Albuquerque, N.M.
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
Years of federal service: 27 years in the military, six years as a Department of the Army civilian
Education: Master's degree in mechanical engineering
Marital status: Married
Activities/hobbies: Backpacking and skiing
Favorite movie: The Quiet Man
Favorite TV show: The Andy Griffith Show
Favorite band: Chicago
Favorite thing about working for the Army: The Army at SMDC has a vision of where they want to go and stick with it and implement.
What made you want to work for the Army: Working with cutting edge technologies in high energy lasers.