Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Ralph E. Mayer
By Ms. Vanessa K Peeden (SMDC/ARSTRAT)February 17, 2010
Name: Ralph E. Mayer, contract administrator, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Years of federal service: Civilian - 9 years; military - 4 years (with USASMDC/ARSTRAT since May 2009)
Education: Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management; soon to have Master of Business Arts in program management and technology management
Marital status: Married
Children: Two - boy and a girl
Activities/hobbies: College football, used to officiate high school football and wrestling and competitive soccer
Favorite movie: Notting Hill
Favorite TV show: Cheers
Favorite band: Violent Femmes, Oingo Boingo, The Smiths
Favorite thing about working for the Army: I get to live on Kwajalein
What made you want to work for the Army: I had worked for the Air Force and the Missile Defense Agency. I decided that I needed to live on Kwaj plus have a Department of the Army civilian experience.
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