Gentry wedding
Maj. Lonnie D. Gentry married Katie Belle Parden on May 11, 2010. The newlyweds then headed to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll for Gentry's tour of duty as the operations officer. Gentry has been in the Army for 10 years.

Name: Maj. Lonnie D. Gentry, operations officer, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site

Age: 30

Hometown: Owensboro, Ky.

Joined the Army: Enlisted in 2000 as a 19K (tanker)

Route to Commission: Graduated from Easter Kentucky University ROTC in 2003; went to basic training at Fort Knox, Ky. MOS: 14A - air defense artillery

Education: Bachelor of Science in asset protection management (security) from Eastern Kentucky University

Marital Status: Yes - newlywed, married on May 11

Children: None

Activities/Hobbies: Working out, playing and following sports, reading, watching movies, driving fast cars and spending time with family, and attending Atlanta Braves games

Favorite movie: The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite TV show: House

Favorite band: The Fray

Favorite thing about the Army: Leadership

What I've learned being a Soldier: Life is short. Embrace family and friends while you can.

What inspires you to be a Soldier: The support I receive from family, friends, and the public in general.

Page last updated Tue November 16th, 2010 at 13:46