Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Michael Hwang
May 29, 2013
Name: Sgt. Michael Hwang, training noncommissioned officer, E Company, 53rd Signal Battalion, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Okinawa, Japan
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
Joined the Army: January 2010
Basic Training Location: Fort Jackson, S.C.
MOS: 25S-1C -- Satellite communications systems operator/maintainer
Education: Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering
Marital Status: Married
Activities/Hobbies: Motorcycles, fishing, running, traveling
Favorite movie: Jurassic Park
Favorite TV show: Community, South Park
Favorite band: Louis Armstrong
Favorite thing about the Army: Being part of something bigger than myself, and knowing the people who I have met through my years of service
What I've learned being a Soldier: There is an enormous sacrifice for the freedom of our nation made by servicemembers -- something I did not previously comprehend
What inspires you to be a Soldier: Knowing that what I do every day makes a difference whether it's an individual Soldier within the organization or supporting units around the world