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Legal chief retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
December 10, 2014

Time to begin new chapter Read More...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Justin D. Jacobsen
By Master Sgt. Beau Broussard (RSSC-Pacific)
December 10, 2014

SMDC EO advisor retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
December 8, 2014

Closing one chapter; beginning a new Read More...

SMDC employee named command ACMA
By Jason B. Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
December 8, 2014

Additional duties by division chief beneficial to the command Read More...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jason E. Bradshaw
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
December 3, 2014

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Cameron M. Glick
By Capt. James R. Kirby (commander, JTAGS-Korea)
November 26, 2014

Sisters in Arms volunteer during turkey drive
By Dottie K. White (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
November 20, 2014

Sisters in Arms, members of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's 1st Space Brigade, volunteered their time to help families in need during the Marian House Soup Kitchen Stuff the Bird Turkey Drive Nov. 17 here. Read More...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Michael W. Mitchell
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
November 20, 2014

SMDC History: STS-74 "Flying through a furlough"
By Sharon Watkins-Lang (SMDC Historian)
November 18, 2014

On Nov. 20, 1995, Space Transportation System-74, or STS-74, Atlantis, concluded its eight-day space flight. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command tie to this mission was then Lt. Col. William S. "Bill" McArthur, Jr., served as mission specialist. STS-74 was McArthur's second shuttle flight. Read More...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Gust
By Master Sgt. Beau Broussard (RSSC-Pacific)
November 12, 2014

SMDC employee has 'Gunfighter' past
By Jason B. Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
November 5, 2014

With a sense of duty lasting more than 41 years, one U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command team member continues a life of service. Read More...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Phil Patterson
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
November 5, 2014

SMDC History: Squirt Serves as Sprint test bed
By Sharon Watkins-Lang (SMDC Historian)
November 5, 2014

SMDC remembers 1975 Safeguard missile defense operations Read More...

SMDC says farewell to senior civilian leader
By Jason B. Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
November 3, 2014

Members of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command said goodbye to a leader who served as an Army civilian for 32 years during a retirement ceremony Nov. 3. Read More...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Alfonso R. Martinez
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 29, 2014

SMDC Soldiers compete to be best warrior
By Jason B. Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 22, 2014

Two of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's best Soldiers recently competed to become the best of the best in the 2014 Department of the Army noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the Year. Read More...

SMDC History: Marshall signs Safeguard operations plan
By Sharon Watkins-Lang (SMDC Historian)
October 22, 2014

SMDC remembers 1975 Safeguard missile defense operations Read More...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Donald H. Severn II
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 22, 2014

Recognition of Gold Star family better late than never
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 18, 2014

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and Survivor Outreach Services prove that there is no expiration on recognizing and honoring the families of fallen service members. Read More...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Bryon K. Manley
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 8, 2014

SMDC takes on additional duty for the Army
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
October 7, 2014

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and its leader now have a new duty for the Army. Read More...

SMDC History: MDA chartered a decade ago
By Sharon Watkins-Lang (SMDC Historian)
October 6, 2014

On Oct. 9, 2004, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz approved Department of Defense Directive 5134.9, which was 19 pages that chartered the mission and function of the recently created Missile Defense Agency. Read More...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Alex D. Carroll
By Master Sgt. Beau Broussard (RSSC-Pacific)
October 1, 2014

Mission, Vision & Goal

Mission
USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions (strategic deterrence, integrated missile defense, and space operations); serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities.

Vision
USASMDC/ARSTRAT a diverse, complex, and global command that provides critical capabilities to our Army, USSTRATCOM, COCOMs/ASCCs; in synch with JFCC-IMD  Read More...

Command Goal
To provide dominant space and missile defense capabilities for the Army and to plan for and integrate those capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC) missions.

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