Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know the Marzans
January 11, 2012
Name: Sgt. 1st Class Tanya Savell-Marzan, enlisted aide to the commanding general, and Sgt. 1st Class Victor O. Marzan, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Office of the Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Her: Shreveport, La.
Him: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Joined the Army:
Her: October 1996
Him: June 1993
Basic Training Location: Both at Fort Jackson, S.C.
Her: 92G -- Food service specialist
Him: 68W -- Healthcare specialist
Her: Currently working on a bachelor's degree in criminal justice
Him: Associate degree in general studies
Marital Status: Married 14 years in April
Children: Three dogs -- Bailey, Chino, Sugar
Her: Volunteering with Survivor Outreach Services, riding motorcycles, going to the beach with husband and pups
Him: Riding motorcycles, cooking, spending time with my wife and dogs.
Her: Steel Magnolias and GI Janes
Him: Bad Boys 1 and 2
Favorite TV show:
Him: NCIS and The Swamp People
Her: Lady Antebellum
Him: Linkin Park
Favorite thing about the Army:
Her: Traveling the world
Him: Traveling and meeting new people
What I've learned being a Soldier:
Her: You can do a lot with a little
Him: Never turn a job of great responsibility down
What inspires you to be a Soldier:
Her: Helping people who cannot help themselves
Him: Helping people to better themselves