Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know John J. Wachs
December 14, 2009
Name: John J. Wachs, chief, Directed Energy Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
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
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