Name: 1st Sgt. Steven M. Adams, first sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Age: 36

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

Joined the Army: Feb. 3, 1994

Basic Training Location: Fort Sill, Okla.

MOS: 14Z - Senior air defense artillery sergeant

Education: Pursuing a bachelor's degree in professional aeronautics

Marital Status: Yes

Children: Five -Tony, Justin, Matt, Bryan, Ben

Activities/Hobbies: Boating, fishing

Favorite movie: Punisher

Favorite TV show: Two and a A,A1/2 Men

Favorite band: My son singing in the shower

Favorite thing about the Army: P.T.

What I've learned being a Soldier: Nothing is impossible

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Being able to watch today's youth grow and develop under Army leaders to be great senior leaders and Americans