Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Mason Nixon
July 30, 2014
Name: Mason Nixon, general engineer, Concepts Analysis Laboratory, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Hometown: Wetumpka, Ala.
Years of federal service: One year
Education: Bachelor's degree in electrical wireless engineering from Auburn University, and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech
Marital status: Married
Activities/hobbies: Playing acoustic guitar, water skiing, programming
Favorite movie: Primer
Favorite TV show: Community
Favorite band: Incubus
Favorite thing about working for the Army: The core function of government is national defense, and thus it is an honor for me to work to meet that end and directly support the Warfighter
What made you want to work for the Army: Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation scholarship