Name: Pfc. Karee M. Rogers, human resource specialist, 117th Space Battalion, 100th Missile Defense Brigade, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Age: 19

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Joined the Army: Feb. 9, 2008

Basic Training: Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

MOS: 42A Human Resource Specialist

Education: Some college (less than 24 credit hours)

Marital Status: Engaged

Children: None

Activities/Hobbies: Playing volleyball/basketball and anything outdoors

Favorite movie: Transformers

Favorite TV show: Dexter

Favorite band: 3 Doors Down

Favorite thing about the Army: Having so many different friends

What I've learned being a Soldier: You have to work hard and dedicate yourself to your unit

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Having job security and making lifelong friends