By Ms. Carrie E David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)October 20, 2010
Name: Rachel S. Howard, program analyst, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Huntsville, Ala.
Hometown: Sylacauga, Ala., but now settled in Madison, Ala.
Years of federal service: 31 years (began as a University of Alabama co-op student with NASA. Hired full time with the Army upon college graduation in 1982)
Education: Master's degree in systems management
Marital status: Divorced (happily I might add, LOL)
Children: One daughter
Activities/hobbies: Steelers football, "quote board" at work, scrapbooking, reading, travelling and chilling
Favorite movie: Any movie with Terrence Howard in it
Favorite TV show: The Closer
Favorite band: Charlie Wilson (The Gap Band)
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Making a difference in the lives of our Warfighters. Also, I take extreme pride in the values and integrity that are perceived and understood by the general population by working for the Department of the Army.
What made you want to work for the Army: Family tradition and job security.