Wachs
John Wachs, chief, Directed Energy Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, has been a federal civilian for more than 40 years and with the command for 27 years.

Name: John J. Wachs, chief, Directed Energy Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

Age: 61

Hometown: Gulfport, Miss.

Years of federal service: more than 42 years; 27 years at the command

Education: Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering, Master of Science in systems engineering management

Marital status: Married

Children: two

Activities/hobbies: Boating, home projects, camping

Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings trilogy

Favorite TV show: Lost

Favorite band: Led Zeppelin

Favorite thing about working for the Army: Great people, fantastic support, challenging work

What made you want to work for the Army: Helping to keep technological edge for our Soldiers

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