Carlos Menlendez is an information technology specialist with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's G-6 office in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Name: Carlos Melendez, information technology specialist, G-6, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Age: 57

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Years of federal service: 14 years (11 years active duty Air Force, three years as a federal civilian)

Education: Bachelor of Science in mathematics, Master of Science in computer science, Master of Arts in aviation

Marital status: Married for almost 26 years

Children: Three boys

Activities/hobbies: Advanced computer technologies, camping, hiking, firearms building and target practice, home remodeling, and auto mechanics

Favorite movie: Acts of Valor, Atlas Shrugged, Star Trek, Expendables

Favorite TV show: Burn Notice, Grey's Anatomy, Battlestar Galactica

Favorite band: Early Beatles and Spanish guitar

Favorite thing about working for the Army: A chance to learn leading edge technologies and execute them in record time, because strangely, that is fun for me

What made you want to work for the Army: Opportunity to work with command wide complex applications and finding new more effective/efficient ways to support our mission and the best people on earth!

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