Soldier of the Week

U.S. Army Central
Courtesy Story

Date: 06.17.2013
Posted: 06.17.2013 13:51
News ID: 108790
Soldier of the Week

By Sgt. Ashley M. Outler <br /> Third Army/ARCENT Public Affairs<br /> <br /> CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – This week’s Third Army/U.S. Army Central Soldier of the Week is Spc. Cristy R. Chigozili, a medic serving with the Intelligence and Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Third Army/ARCENT.<br /> <br /> Chigozili is serving a 12-month tour in Kuwait attached to Third Army/ARCENT but belongs to the 518th Sustainment Brigade out of Knightdale, N.C. She is a native of Fountain Inn S.C., and has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for two years.<br /> <br /> “I joined the military because I wanted to be a part of the one percent that actually fight for and defend our freedoms and not one of the ones sitting on the sidelines,” said Chigozili.<br /> <br /> Q: What is your favorite movie genre?<br /> A: Science Fiction and Horror. <br /> <br /> Q: What is your favorite food?<br /> A: I don't have a particular food that is my favorite so I will go with my favorite food group which is fruits.<br /> <br /> Q: What are your goals?<br /> A: My goals are to complete my Vet Tech degree and to continually improve myself in all aspects of my life and career, and advance in rank.<br /> <br /> Q: What are you most proud of?<br /> A: I am most proud of the wonderful people I have met, and am now able to call my friends, on this deployment. Without these friends I would not have had the motivation to push myself outside my comfort zone and do all the runs and sports that I have participated in.<br /> <br /> Q: What are your hobbies?<br /> A: My hobbies include: Horseback riding, volleyball, working out, reading and watching movies.<br /> <br /> Q: If you could spend one hour with anyone, who would it be and why?<br /> A: If I could spend one hour with anyone it would be my Uncle Brent, just so that I could tell him one more time that I love him and let him know what a great influence he was and still is even though he is gone.