Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Maj. Courtney L. Henderson
June 12, 2013
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.
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!