Shannon Berry
Dustin "Shannon" Berry, operations research analyst, checks the functioning of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Simulation Center's Microsoft Surface Table during setup of the 13th Annual Space and Missile Defense Conference that took place in Huntsville, Ala., Aug. 16-19. Berry has been with the command for eight months.

Name: Dustin "Shannon" Berry, operations research analyst, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Huntsville, Ala.

Age: 27

Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.

Years of federal service: 8 months

Education: Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of Alabama - Huntsville

Marital status: Married

Children: Two - Alexander and Victoria

Activities/hobbies: I enjoy reading and writing fantasy fiction, which consumes basically all of my free time outside of my kids!

Favorite movie: Serenity

Favorite TV show: Nero Wolfe

Favorite band: Zac Brown Band

Favorite thing about working for the Army: Knowing that what I do makes a real difference for our country and troops. As Teddy Roosevelt said, "Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

What made you want to work for the Army: The opportunity to serve my country with the skills I excel at.

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