Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Ryan B. Simms
June 25, 2014
Name: Ryan B. Simms, information technology specialist, 1st Space Battalion, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Brighton, Colo.
Years of federal service: Six years -- three years active duty and three years as a Department of the Army civilian (also served three years as a contractor)
Education: Three years of college
Marital status: Married
Activities/hobbies: Auto racing, snowboarding, youth sports coaching
Favorite movie: Since having children, anything Pixar
Favorite TV show: None; I choose life
Favorite band: None
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Working with service members on a daily basis
What made you want to work for the Army: I specifically chose SMDC as there is a lack of continuity and advocating for service members with the 1st Space Brigade/1st Space Battalion. When I feel I have done all I can, then I am going back to Department of Defense contracting for a different organization