Getting to Know Duane Giddis

  1. Who inspires you: people who remain true to their beliefs and always try to do the right thing
  2. Best gift ever given? When my tour at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska, came to an end, the Soldiers of the battalion gave me a custom plaque with an engraved message of thanks
  3. Your motto: It varies from time to time, but one is, “Do your best and leave the rest.”
  4. Favorite sport: football
  5. Favorite day of the year: Christmas Eve
  6. I can’t start my day until…I have breakfast and read 1 chapter in a book
  7. Something interesting about you: I am a chaplain in the Army Reserve
  8. Pet Peeve: impatient people
  9. I’ve never seen…an elephant fly
  10. Nickname: D.J.
  11. I really want to learn more about: leadership
  12. Something from your bucket list: a cruise on a sailing ship
  13. Guilty pleasure: books and video games
  14. I wish I could…swim
  15. What are you really good at: writing
  16. What did you used to be able to do? I used to be good at basketball. Not so much anymore.
  17. Dream job: either being an author or exploring strange new worlds
  18. Something you’re most proud of: my military service
  19. Spare time activity: Spare time? When I get it, I like to read, write, and I enjoy outdoor activities
  20. What do you wish you were better at: small talk
  21. Who have you learned the most from? My dad
  22. Something no one would believe about you: I am very active in amateur theater
  23. If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be: I would eliminate hate and violence
  24. What are you learning right now? I am currently learning about how to communicate in a way that informs people and inspires them to action
  25. What could you not live without: faith

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