Name: Lt. Col. Joseph E. Guzman, forward detachment to U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Omaha, Neb.

Age: 40

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Joined the Army: 1990

Route to Commission: U.S. Military Academy at West Point

MOS: 13A -- field artillery; FA40 -- space operations

Education: Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from West Point, 1990; Master of Business Administration from Cameron University, 2000; Master of Science in space systems operations management from the Webster University, 2010

Marital Status: Married

Children: Three

Activities/Hobbies: Cooking, triathlon

Favorite movie: Forrest Gump

Favorite TV show: The Americans

Favorite band: Foo Fighters

Favorite thing about the Army: Constantly learning new things

What I've learned being a Soldier: Being a professional takes personal (and family) commitment

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Other people's service and commitment