Name: Spc. Jay B. Ruiz, military police, Company A, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Fort Greely, Alaska

Age: N/A

Hometown: Citrus Springs, Fla.

Joined the Army: March 2001

Basic Training Location: Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

MOS: 31B -- military police

Education: College

Marital Status: Married

Children: Three

Activities/Hobbies: Gamer!!! Hanging out with family

Favorite movie: Barry Gorden's The Last Dragon

Favorite TV show: Community

Favorite band: Journey and the Eagles

Favorite thing about the Army: The places you get to see!!!

What I've learned being a Soldier: Be on time, in uniform, and have the tools to do the mission

What inspires you to be a Soldier: The men and women who served before me