Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Kelly J. Dimitri
November 21, 2012
Name: Kelly J. Dimitri, human resource specialist, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Hometown: Griffith, Ind.
Years of federal service: Seven (one and a half years in the command)
Education: Bachelor of Arts in human resources from Purdue University
Marital status: Married
Activities/hobbies: Shopping, going to concerts, enjoying my kids
Favorite movie: It's A Wonderful Life
Favorite TV show: Big Bang Theory and Modern Family
Favorite band: Don't have just one… I like everything from country to rock
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Being part of the team and the feeling I get from knowing I'm supporting our Soldiers and civilians. These people put themselves in harm's way and sacrifice so much to protect our liberties and make the world a better and safer place.
What made you want to work for the Army: I've always enjoyed serving, whether it was volunteering with the USO or coaching my son's soccer team. Being part of something bigger than yourself is what the civil service is all about, and I knew that was the career for me.