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Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Derek A. Keller
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
April 9, 2014

Financial division chief retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
April 7, 2014

Operations and Sustainment Division chief retires during informal ceremony Read More ...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Angela J. Brown
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
April 2, 2014

U.S. Army South to increase its space capabilities for future missions
By Sgt. Mahlet Tesfaye (U.S. Army South Public Affairs)
April 1, 2014

SMDC shares Space Training Kits with Army South Read More ...

Space Soldiers lead the pack during triathlon
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 31, 2014

JTAGS-CENTCOM Soldiers place well during event Read More ...

Women's role in society, space highlighted at history event
By Scott Andreae (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 26, 2014

Three women who demonstrated Character, Courage and Commitment--the theme for the 2014 Women's History Month... Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Mary E. Thornton
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 26, 2014

Space warriors earn Space Badges
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 21, 2014

USASMDC/ARSTRAT Soldiers earn Space Badges Read More ...

SMDC names new chief technology officer
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 21, 2014

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command names r. Steve F. Pierce as new chief technology officer Read More ...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Joanna Brunson
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 19, 2014

Directed Energy Symposium focuses on solutions to threats
By John Cummings (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 14, 2014

Members of the Directed Energy Professional Society meet in Huntsville for 16th Annual Directed Energy Symposium held at the Westin Hotel at Bridge Street Town Centre March 10-14 Read More ...

SMDC's deputy commanding general receives first stars
By Scott Andreae (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 13, 2014

The deputy commanding general for operations of SMDC was promoted to brigadier general March 13 in a Pentagon ceremony Read More ...

CSM visits Soldiers serving in Alaska
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 13, 2014

CSM James Ross visits 49th Missile Defense Battalion Read More ...

SMDC deputy to the commander keynote speaker at APBI event
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 13, 2014

SMDC deputy to the commander speaks at Advance Planning Briefing for Industry Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Jacob W. Steddum
By Chaplain (Col.) William J. Sheets (53rd Signal Bn.)
March 12, 2014

Missile defense brigade top NCO passes torch
By Staff Sgt. Benjamin Crane (100th MDB Public Affairs Office)
March 4, 2014

Change of Responsibility ushers in new command sergeant major for 100th Missile Defense Brigade Feb. 27 Read More ...

Reserve unit commander cites qualities for graduating space officers
By Scott Andreae (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 5, 2014

A graduating class of Army space operations officers mostly from the Reserve components received words of wisdom from the commander of a wide-ranging Army Reserve command Read More ...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Olive P. Jordan
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 5, 2014

Soldier chooses duty above self
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
March 4, 2014

Despite life-changing news, Soldier continues to serve Read More ...

SMDC supports AUSA Winter Conference
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
February 27, 2014

SMDC supports AUSA Winter Conference Read More ...

SMDC officer retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
February 26, 2014

Deputy G-6 takes off uniform for new chapter Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Ke'von M. Taylor
By Chaplain (Col.) William J. Sheets (53rd Signal Bn.)
February 12, 2014

G-3 NCO retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
February 26, 2014

Soldier starts next chapter after almost three decades of service Read More ...

Mandela is inspiration for speaker at Black History Event
By Scott Andreae (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
February 19, 2014

A billboard slogan--and a brief encounter with Nelson Mandela--formed the basis Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Kyler J. Colgrove
By Capt. Mark Anderson (Co. A, 53rd Signal Battalion commander)
February 12, 2014

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Josh M. Martin
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
February 5, 2014

Greely Soldiers selected to Army hockey teamm
By Maj. Michael Odgers (49th Missile Defense Bn.)
February 4, 2014

Capt. Michael Long and Sgt. Robert Haas, both of Alpha Company, 49th Missile Defense Battalion Read More ...

Tech Center loses another to retirement
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 31, 2014

Admin support heads for new challenges Read More ...

Engineer retires from Technical Center
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 31, 2014

Ready to visit far-flung family Read More ...

Team member retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 31, 2014

Future Warfare Center says farewell to long-time employee Read More ...

SMDC inspires future science leaders
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 31, 2014

Local high school students visit SMDC to learn about engineering, science Read More ...

Army's solid-state laser testbed undergoes trials
By Jason Cutshaw (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 30, 2014

Amy tests solid-state laser Read More ...

Program analyst retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 29, 2014

Technical Center employee begins new chapter Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Michael T. Long
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 29, 2014

Prospect Hill rocks the Marshall Islands
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 28, 2014

Up and coming rock band plays three shows for islands Read More ...

SMDC program analyst retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 24, 2014

Time to begin next chapter Read More ...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jason L. Flood
By 1LT Marlon Colon (Co. E, 53rd Signal Bn.)
January 22, 2014

Tech Center officer retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 22, 2014

Operations officer begins next chapter Read More ...

SMDC employees remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 16, 2014

Honoring the legacy of the America's most notable civil rights leader Read More ...

Top officer addresses SMDC work force
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 15, 2014

Lt. Gen. David Mann holds town halls in Huntsville, Colorado Read More ...

Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Terrell J. Hooker
By Capt. James Kirby (Detachment C commader, 1st Space Company)
January 15, 2014

Military affairs advisor retires
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 14, 2014

More than four decades of service to Army comes to an end Read More ....

Financial office loses another to retirement
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 14, 2014

Analyst retires with 30 years of service Read More ...

Christmas on the compound
By Maj. Michael Odgers (49th Missile Defense Battalion)
January 8, 2014

While you won't find the Soldiers of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion deploying to... Read More ...

49th Missile Defense Battalion gets new fitness equipment
By Maj. Michael Odgers (49th Missile Defense Battalion)
January 8, 2014

The long-awaited gym equipment has finally arrived to the Fort Greely Missile Defense Complex Read More ...

Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jennifer Sheridan
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 8, 2014

G-8 civilian leader retires after 40 years of service
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
January 6, 2014

Deputy G-8 begins the next chapter Read More ...


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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