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    Soldier spotlight: Meet Pvt. Whitley Watkins

    Meet Pvt. Whitley Watkins

    Photo By Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace | Pvt. Whitley Watkins, an ISAF joint Command service desk tech, poses for a photo at...... read more read more

    KABUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AFGHANISTAN

    08.06.2013

    Story by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace 

    ISAF Joint Command

    Name: Whitley Watkins
    Duty title: Service desk technician
    Unit: III Corps
    Home: Fort Hood, Texas
    Age: 23
    Hometown: Perry, GA
    Joined the military: August 2011
    Basic training location: Fort Jackson
    MOS: 25L cable systems installer
    Education: Currently attending college
    Marital status: Single
    Children: 0
    Activities/hobbies: Playing basketball and hanging with friends
    Favorite movie: Love & Basketball
    Favorite TV show: My Wife & Kids
    Favorite band: N/A

    Favorite thing about the military: The learning experiences they have to offer. The many things they teach you.

    What I've learned being a Soldier: I have learned a lot from being a soldier. I learned to stay motivated and to never give up on something you really want.

    What inspires you to be a soldier: I am inspired to help people. I love helping people and want to find better ways to help.

    How many times have you been deployed and what years/locations? This is my first deployment.

    What's this deployment been like for you? Being around my III Corps family has made it really good. I love all of my battle buddies and will do anything for them.

    What do you enjoy most about your deployment and the mission you're supporting? Getting to serve my country is what I enjoy. I love where I am working. I get to meet a lot of people other countries. They are awesome to work with.

    What do you miss most about Fort Hood and your family? I miss everything about Fort Hood and the awesome food. I miss being able to go to my family when I am down and they are there to make my day better and take me shopping.

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    NEWS INFO

    Date Taken: 08.06.2013
    Date Posted: 08.06.2013 03:35
    Story ID: 111399
    Location: KABUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AF 
    Hometown: PERRY, GA, US

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