Jason Flood serves as an operations analyst with Company E, 53rd Signal Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. He has served with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command for 17 years - two as a Department of the Army civilian, and 15 as a contractor.

Name: Jason L. Flood, operations analyst, Company E, 53rd Signal Battalion, Okinawa, Japan

Age: 40

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.

Years of federal service: Eight (two as a Department of the Army civilian, six military); 17 years with SMDC (two as a DA civilian, 15 years as a contractor)

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer and information science

Marital status: Married

Children: Three

Activities/hobbies: Following Steelers and Pirates, photography, electronics, computers and learning to play guitar

Favorite movie: The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit trilogy has been pretty good so far as well

Favorite TV show: Currently Game of Thrones, but I would like to see a new Star Trek series

Favorite band: Too many to name, but if I had to pick one, Rush

Favorite thing about working for the Army: A high sense of job satisfaction in that everyone is dedicated to accomplishing the mission

What made you want to work for the Army: I enlisted as a 29Y (satellite communications systems repairer) immediately after graduating high school, and have been associated with Army satellite communications ever since. Of all the services, the Army had the best selection of specific military occupational specialty choices.

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