Cpl. Gerald C. Genus joined the Army in November 2005 and is currently a maintenance platoon/wheel mechanic with the 1st Space Battalion.

Name: Cpl. Gerald C. Genus, maintenance platoon/wheel mechanic, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Space Battalion, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Age: 25

Hometown: Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Joined the Army: November 2005

Basic Training Location: Fort Jackson, S.C.

MOS: 91B " wheeled vehicle mechanic

Education: High School

Marital Status: Engaged

Children: Two " None

Activities/Hobbies: Bowling, Facebook, snowboarding, white water rafting, and hiking

Favorite movie: The Hang Over

Favorite TV show: That 70s Show, Myth Busters, TRU TV’s Most Shocking

Favorite band: Young Money, Lil Wayne

Favorite thing about the Army: A stable job and paycheck

What I’ve learned being a Soldier: My job. Learned to maintain a healthy body, how to shoot a weapon and how to lead other people.

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Family and friends.

Page last updated Wed June 1st, 2011 at 09:54