Army aviation engineer has exciting career

Anna Locke, electrical engineer and project manager at AMRDEC's Prototype Integration Facility, describes modifications to the Common Missile Warning System during a 2009 tour of the facility.

Anna Locke, electrical engineer and project manager at AMRDEC’s Prototype Integration Facility, describes modifications to the Common Missile Warning System during a 2009 tour of the facility.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. — From an early age, Anna Locke wanted to be an engineer.

“Since I was just a child, I remember hearing stories of my father’s efforts to help our Soldiers as an engineer for [the Department of Defense]. I thought he had the most interesting job in the world,” Locke said. “I knew from a young age that I wanted to pursue an exciting career that results in helping those that risk their lives to protect this country.”

Today, Locke is fulfilling that dream as an electrical engineer at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s aviation and missile center.

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