Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Joseph Allen Jr.
April 16, 2014
Name: Joseph Allen Jr., telecommunication production specialist, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Years of federal service: 23 years (20 years as a signal Soldier; three as a Department of the Army civilian -- 13 years with the command)
Education: High School graduate
Marital status: Divorced
Activities/hobbies: Coaching youth sports and fishing
Favorite movie: Roots
Favorite TV show: The Wiz
Favorite band: Earth Wind and Fire
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Working in a command that has a family-type environment
What made you want to work for the Army: It's truly an honor to serve in the greatest Army and command in the world