Name: Joanna Brunson, program support specialist, Technical Center, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

Age: 64

Hometown: Baltimore, Md.

Years of federal service: 25 years (21 years as a Soldier, four as a Department of the Army civilian; with SMDC since April 2003 -- seven years as a contractor)

Education: Bachelor of Science in business management with accounting

Marital status: Married

Children: Four

Activities/hobbies: Traveling and fishing

Favorite movie: All SyFy movies

Favorite TV show: Criminal shows

Favorite band: All

Favorite thing about working for the Army: I enjoy working with individuals who have a passion to want to develop technology that will save our Soldiers?' lives downrange

What made you want to work for the Army: I am a retired Soldier, and I have found working for the Army as a civilian is very fulfilling