Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Jacob W. Steddum
March 12, 2014
Name: Sgt. Jacob W. Steddum, satellite controller, Company D, 53rd Signal Battalion, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Hometown: Athens, Texas
Joined the Army: January 2010
Basic Training Location: Fort Jackson, S.C.
MOS: 25S -- satellite communication systems operator maintainer
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin
Marital Status: Married
Activities/Hobbies: Hiking, camping, sailing and traveling
Favorite movie: Unforgiven
Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones
Favorite band: Led Zeppelin
Favorite thing about the Army: Getting paid to shoot guns and go running
What I?'ve learned being a Soldier: How to ?"embrace the suck."
What inspires you to be a Soldier: Remembering that I serve the citizens and the founding principles of the United States