Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Cpl. Gerald C. Genus
June 1, 2011
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.
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.