Mortrud
Maj. Anthony J. Mortrud, battalion S-3, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, practices his golf swing.

Name: Maj. Anthony J. Mortrud, battalion S-3, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, Space Forces Standards and Evaluation Section, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Fort Greely, Alaska

Age: 45

Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.

Joined the Army: January 1990

Route to Commission: Enlisted and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Enlisted for 10 years then attended Officer Candidate School

MOS: 14A -- Air defense artillery officer

Education: Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University of North Dakota (Fighting Sioux)

Marital Status: Married

Children: Two

Activities/Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, camping, and time with my family

Favorite movie: 300

Favorite TV show: Justified

Favorite band: Tie between Pantera and Judas Priest

Favorite thing about the Army: The comradeship of my fellow brothers and sisters in uniform

What I've learned being a Soldier: Being a good follower is as important as being a good leader

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Duty to my country, and all those who have served and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy now

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