Spotlight on…Master Sgt. Peter J. Miller, 920th Contingency Contracting Battalion, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

Describe your current position:

I am currently working in the Information Technology Division under Joan Wysoske, Branch Chief Dean Brabant and Procurement Contracting Officer Conrad Baker. I am currently working on the Communication and Transmissions Systems Program contract. It is a great opportunity to learn a new field in contracting from experienced personnel.

Describe your professional and educational background:

I am currently working toward completing my bachelor's degree and all necessary classes needed to complete my level II Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certification. I recently completed the Battle Staff Course.

Where do you call home?

I am from Hyde Park, New York. I have four children: two sons, Christopher, and Peter Jr.; and two daughters, Crystal, and Tiffany. I have three grandchildren: Aleska, Daniel and Sydney. I enjoy doing construction and landscaping projects.

How does your job support the Soldier?

This job is restructuring the Army networking system. With these changes it will make the Non-secure Internet Protocol Router and Secure Internet Protocol Router systems work a lot better.