Name: Sgt. Deavene Hodge, team leader, 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: Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Joined the Army: February 2004

Basic Training Location: Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

MOS: 31B -- military police

Education: Colegio Universitario del Este (Gurabo, Puerto Rico)

Marital Status: Single

Children: Three

Activities/Hobbies: Volunteering as a Girl Scout leader

Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings

Favorite TV show: Stargate SG-1

Favorite band: Savage Garden

Favorite thing about the Army: Being able to work almost anywhere in the world

What I've learned being a Soldier: Patience and time management

What inspires you to be a Soldier: My dad