Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Darin C. Lindon
November 14, 2012
Name: Capt. Darin C. Lindon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Stillwater, Okla.
Joined the Army: February 1999
Route to Commission: Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and Officer Candidate School after five years enlisted service
MOS: FA-40 -- space officer
Education: Bachelor's degree in mathematics
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two boys
Activities/Hobbies: Being a father
Favorite Scientist: Nikola Tesla
Favorite Book: 12th Planet, Chariots of the Gods
Favorite band: Toby Mac
Favorite thing about the Army: Defending our country
What I've learned being a Soldier: How much typical Americans (including myself) take for granted
What inspires you to be a Soldier: Being a Soldier has improved me as a person, and I expect it will continue to do so.