The Public Affairs Office is the communications link between the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command /Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) and the public. Its mission is to serve as principal public affairs advisor and support to the command and as SMDC/ARSTRAT's point of contact on public affairs matters in support of Joint Warfighters, U.S. Strategic Command, and Department of the Army missions. The office develops SMDC/ARSTRAT's public affairs policy and provides technical guidance to the command's major subordinate elements. The Public Affairs Office plans and executes programs in the areas of public information, clearance of materials for public release, command information, and community outreach.
ASJ - A professional journal on space and missile defense operations. The ASJ mission is to inform on people, programs and issues impacting Army space operations while increasing awareness of space-based capabilities within support organizations.
Current Issue: October 9, 2014
The Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to USAKA. If you need a past issue, please contact Public Affairs Office - (256) 955-3887. Visit the USAKA/Reagan Test Site
October 4, 2014
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.
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...
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.