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    Soldier spotlight: Meet Staff Sgt. Hilario Ordonez

    Meet Staff Sgt. Hilario Ordonez

    Photo By Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace | Staff Sgt. Hilario Ordonez, an ISAF Joint Command communications operations...... read more read more

    KABUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AFGHANISTAN

    08.06.2013

    Story by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace 

    ISAF Joint Command

    Name: Hilario Ordonez
    Duty title: Communications operations noncommissioned officer in charge
    Unit: 57th Signal Company
    Home: Killeen, Texas
    Age: 29
    Hometown: Clouts, NM
    Joined the military: 2007
    Basic training location: Fort Jackson
    MOS: 25B information technology specialist
    Education: Associate degree
    Marital status: Married
    Children: 2
    Activities/hobbies: Playing guitar/video games
    Favorite movie: Step Brothers
    Favorite TV show: Dexter
    Favorite band: Metallica
    Favorite thing about the military: Traveling

    What I've learned being a soldier: Being in the military is not always easy.

    What inspires you to be a soldier: I love serving my county and having pride in my career.

    How many times have you been deployed and what years/locations? 2 times 09-10 Afghanistan, 12-13 Afghanistan

    What's this deployment been like for you? It’s been good. The experience from this deployment will help me further my career. It’s also introduced me to a lot of new cultures.

    What do you enjoy most about your deployment and the mission you're supporting? I like how we are working alongside the coalition forces. You get to meet many different people from different countries.

    What do you miss most about Fort Hood and your family? I miss the food and spending time with my family.

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    NEWS INFO

    Date Taken: 08.06.2013
    Date Posted: 08.06.2013 03:40
    Story ID: 111401
    Location: KABUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AF 
    Hometown: KILLEEN, TX, US

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