Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Jason L. Scarborough
June 15, 2010
Name: Spc. Jason L. Scarborough, Community Based Wounded Warrior Transition Unit in Alabama currently serving as a management analyst, Workforce Development Branch, G3, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Huntsville, Ala.
Hometown: Hackleburg, Ala.
Joined the Army: December 20, 2007
Basic Training Location: Fort Jackson, S.C.
MOS: 68W - combat medic/healthcare specialist
Education: Associate degree from Northwest Shoals Community College in pre-engineering; Bachelor of Science from the University of North Alabama in Spanish and Spanish education; and a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina in English as a Second Language
Marital Status: Married to Stacey
Children: First child is on the way. Jesse David is due July 31.
Activities/Hobbies: Fishing, boating, swimming, reading, arena football - Vipers, traveling
Favorite movie: Karate Kid; Shawshank Redemption, all four Indiana Jones movies
Favorite TV show: Alias, Survivor
Favorite band: Guns N Roses, 30 seconds to Mars, Credence Clearwater Revival, Jimmy Buffett, Allison Krauss, Taking Back Sunday
Favorite thing about the Army: Getting to serve as a Soldier and line medic with the infantry.
What I've learned being a Soldier: That Jesus was with me everywhere I got the chance to serve. Read Joshua 1:9.
What inspires you to be a Soldier: That we have been blessed to live in the greatest country in the world, and I have been given the opportunity to defend our freedoms and fight alongside with the best Soldiers in the world. We fought the good fight.