Ralph Mayer, a contracting officer at the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, poses with his wife and children for the family's Christmas photo. Mayer has been in federal service for 14 years, but he has only been with the command since June 2009.

Name: Ralph E. Mayer, contract officer, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll

Age: 39

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Years of federal service: 14 years (joined the command June 2009)

Education: Bachelor of Science in business

Marital status: Married

Children: Two

Activities/hobbies: Family, college football

Favorite movie: Notting Hill

Favorite TV show: Burn Notice

Favorite band: Depeche Mode, Violent Femmes, Sex Pistols

Favorite thing about working for the Army: I was active duty Army, so it is nice to come back

What made you want to work for the Army: It let me come to Kwaj

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