Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Barbara C. Dixon
August 18, 2010
Name: Barbara C. Dixon, chief of staff executive assistant, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Hometown: Ardmore, Ala.
Years of federal service: 25 years - 21 years with USASMDC/ARSTRAT, I am homestead to the command
Education: Associate degree in business
Marital status: Happily married
Children: Two adult children - Corey and Kelsey
Activities/hobbies: Love to fish, read and spend time with family
Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV show: The Closer
Favorite band: Rascal Flatts
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Opportunity to grow personally and professionally
What made you want to work for the Army: I thrive in an environment with structure and challenges