Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Alan J. Soderberg
May 30, 2012
Name: Staff Sgt. Alan J. Soderberg, Joint Tactical Ground Station supervisor, Operations Center, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Lansing, Mich.
Joined the Army: October 2003
Basic Training Location: Fort Sill, Okla.
MOS: 14J -- Air defense artillery C4I systems operator/maintainer
Education: Some college
Marital Status: Married
Activities/Hobbies: Activities with my son, sports, and video games
Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV show: The Office
Favorite band: Linkin Park
Favorite thing about the Army: Camaraderie and being part of a team
What I've learned being a Soldier: What it takes to be an effective leader
What inspires you to be a Soldier: Soldiers -- being in a position to develop and mentor Soldiers to be future Army leaders