News: Soldier Spotlight: Meet Maj. Crystal Carberry
Story by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace
KABUL, Afghanistan - Name: Maj. Crystal Carberry
Duty Title: ISAF Joint Command CJ4 (Supply) Logistics Planner
Unit: III Corps
Home Station: Fort Hood, TX
Hometown: Kerrville, TX
Joined the military: 2002
Basic Training Location: N/A
MOS: 90A/Multi-functional Logistician
Education: BA in Psychology, University of the Incarnate Word 2002; MS in Business, Supply Chain Management, University of Kansas 2012
Marital Status: Married to US Army Maj. Argot Carberry
Activities/Hobbies: Traveling, Running and spending time with family
Favorite thing about the military: Meeting new people and working in diverse environments.
What I've learned being a soldier: Treat others as you would like to be treated.
What inspires you to be a Soldier: Being able to help others.
How many times have you been deployed and what years/locations? 3 times 1) 2005- Kandahar, Afghanistan 2) 2008- Tallil, Iraq 3) 2013- KAIA, Afghanistan
What's this deployment been like for you? So far it has been a great learning experience working in a NATO environment.
What do you enjoy most about your deployment and the mission you're supporting? What I enjoy most is that this mission is a challenge for logisticians. The physical environment of Afghanistan calls for creativity when planning redeployment and retrograde. We truly are making history by supporting the operation while simultaneously drawing down our footprint.
What do you miss most about Fort Hood and your family? Spending the weekends at home in the Texas Hill Country with friends and family.