Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Dustin "Shannon" Berry
October 8, 2010
Name: Dustin "Shannon" Berry, operations research analyst, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Huntsville, Ala.
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.