Name: Chief Warrant Officer Two Edward Julius Goodloe Jr., Community Based Warrior in Transition Unit-Alabama and attached to G4 (Transportation), U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Huntsville, Ala.

Age: 41

Hometown: Cherokee, Ala.

Joined the Army: November 1994

Route to Commission: Attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, S.C.; commissioned as warrant officer at Fort Rucker, Ala. July 2005

MOS: 915A - unit maintenance technician

Education: Two years college

Marital Status: Married

Children: Stephanie, 7, and Edward, 3

Activities/Hobbies: Reading, chess, playing with my kids, and working out

Favorite movie: Star Wars, A Soldiers Story, Ninja Scroll

Favorite TV show: 24, White Collar

Favorite band: Prince, Eagles, Michael Jackson, Jay-Z

Favorite thing about the Army: I like working with people from all over the world and seeing different countries

What I've learned being a Soldier: You can learn something from everyone - from the lowest private to the highest officer

What inspires you to be a Soldier: To make a difference