Staff Sgt. Adrienne DeMott
28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard
DeMott, 35, is serving at Task Force Spartan, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. She is in Resource Management for Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 28th Infantry Division. She joined in August, 2008, to, in her words, "follow in my father's footsteps - he is my inspiration." She especially appreciates the military's diversity. "Plus, I enjoy meeting people from around the world," she says. DeMott is working on a political science degree and loves "anything outdoors," including biking and hiking. Her best friend is Niko, a 2-year-old German Shepherd.