SMDC/ARSTRAT operations

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 - Forces
 - Technology Integration
 - Space Exploration

Operational Chain of Command

Commanding General USSTRATCOM
ADM Cecil D. Haney
Chief Master Sgt. Patrick F. McMahon

Commanding General SMDC/ARSTRAT
LTG David L. Mann
CSM Jerome Wiggins

Deputy Commanding General for Operations SMDC/ARSTRAT
BG Gregory S. Bowen

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
CPT Tom Burkhart
1SG Eldon Brown

1st Space Brigade
COL Richard Zellmann
CSM Scott Sutherland

53rd Signal Battalion (SATCON)
LTC Glenn Mellor
CSM Mary Carr

1st Space Battalion
LTC Bryan P. Shrank
CSM David Williams

117th Space Battalion
LTC Martin L. Bortolutti (COARNG)
CSM Joseph A. Thill

100th Missile Defense Brigade (GMD) link
COL Kevin R. Kick
CSM Jeffery Coker

49th Missile Defense Battalion  link
LTC Timothy Brower
CSM Robert Cunningham


Army Astronaut Detachment
MAJ Anne C. McClain
LTC Andrew R. Morgan, M.D.



Operational Elements

Command Group
1st Space Brigade
1st Space Battalion
53rd Signal Battalion (SATCON)
COARNG Space Support Battalion
100th Missile Defense Brigade
49th Missile Defense Battalion
U.S. Army NASA Detachment

Associated Elements
 - FWC
 - TSM

Mission, Vision & Goal

Mission
USASMDC/ARSTRAT develops and provides current and future global space, missile defense, and high altitude forces and capabilities to the Army, the joint force, and our interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational Allies and partners to enable mission command, enhance
deterrence and detection of strategic attacks, and protect U.S. vital interests in all domains.

Vision
A diverse, complex, and global command that provides critical capabilities to our Army, U.S. Strategic Command, combatant commands/Army Service Component Commands; in sync 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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