By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)January 2, 2013
Name: Mark C. Jones, information technology analyst, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
Years of federal service: Two years (was with the command for three years as a contractor)
Education: Bachelor of Science in management data systems from Syracuse University
Marital status: Widower
Activities/hobbies: Compete on a pool team, reading, and cooking
Favorite movie: Star Wars
Favorite TV show: Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, NCIS, Family Guy
Favorite band: Campbell Brothers
Favorite thing about working for the Army: Doing my small part toward the defense of the nation
What made you want to work for the Army: I started as a contractor and was glad to be offered a position as a civilian employee