Name: Master Sgt. Douglas A. Bram, operations noncommissioned officer in charge, RSSC-Europe, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Stuttgart, Germany

Age: 45

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Joined the Army: October 1992

Basic Training Location: Fort Jackson, S.C.

MOS: 25T - Satellite/microwave systems chief

Education: Bachelor of Science in business administration-economics

Marital Status: Divorced

Children: Three boys

Activities/Hobbies: Travel, sports

Favorite movie: Gladiator

Favorite TV show: Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Favorite band: AC/DC

Favorite thing about the Army: Camaraderie

What I’ve learned being a Soldier: Patience!

What inspires you to be a Soldier: Mentoring of young Soldiers