Parker
Sgt. 1st Class Curtis A. Parker, detachment noncommissioned officer in charge, Detachment C, 1st Space Company, Osan Air Base, Korea, right, talks with Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Eagan, command sergeant major, 1st Space Brigade. Parker has served in the military for more than 22 years.

Name: Sgt. 1st Class Curtis A. Parker, detachment noncommissioned officer in charge, Detachment C, 1st Space Company, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Osan Air Base, Korea

Age: 40

Hometown: Fayettville, N.C.

Joined the Army: September 1989

Basic Training Location: Fort Bliss, Texas

MOS: 14H - Air defense enhanced early warning operator

Education: Associate degree in general studies

Marital Status: Married

Children: Six, from 23 years old to 6 years old, and one grandchild

Activities/Hobbies: Music and trying to sing

Favorite movie: Friday and Naked Gun

Favorite TV show: Seinfeld, The Dave Chapelle Show

Favorite band: Dave Hollister

Favorite thing about the Army: Taking care of Soldiers

What I've learned being a Soldier: Soldiers always look up to leaders, no matter what

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Going to post as a teenager seeing paratroopers jumping out of aircrafts and around the city

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