Maj. Courtney Henderson serves as the G-31 Trex chief at the U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Name: Maj. Courtney L. Henderson, G-31 Trex chief, Space Forces Standards and Evaluation Section, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Age: 38

Hometown: Harriman, Tenn.

Joined the Army: August 1998

Route to Commission: Middle Tennessee State University ROTC

MOS: 25A -- signal officer; FA40 -- space operations

Education: Bachelor of Science in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University; Master's degree in management and leadership from Webster's University

Marital Status: Married

Children: Two girls

Activities/Hobbies: Working out, bowling, community involvement

Favorite movie: Blackhawk Down

Favorite TV show: NCIS and Game of Throws

Favorite band: George Clinton and the Parliament

Favorite thing about the Army: The pride in being part of one of the toughest fighting machines in the world

What I've learned being a Soldier: If you remember to take care of the little things, the big things will fall right in place

What inspires you to be a Soldier: The pride in protecting our country against all enemies. Never once am I ashamed to say I am an Army officer!

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