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Lt. Col. Lee Gizzi, left, returns to the 1st Space Battalion as Col. Kurt Story, commander, 1st Space Brigade charges him with the responsibility of commanding the battalion.

Soldiers and Sailors of 2nd Section, Alpha Detachment, 1st Space Company, pose for a picture with NBA legend Charles Barkley, top left, and retired NFL star Kevin Green, top center.

Sgt. Matthew Zellmer and Staff Sgt. Samuel Anderson set up a Joint Tactical Ground Station antenna at Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site on June 26.

Joint Tactical Ground Station and Army Space Support Team equipment is camouflaged during integration training at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, near Fort Carson, Colo., during Operation Warrior Rampage, June 26-29.

1st Satellite Control Battalion Soldiers, Sgt. Luke Pearson of Delta Company, Camp Roberts, Calif., and Sgt. Joshua Rodriguez, Bravo Company, Fort Meade, Md., stand at ease during a farewell ceremony. Pearson and Rodriguez have deployed to Iraq to replace members of the 3rd Infantry Division Space Support Element in Iraq.

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s Command Sgt. Maj. David Lady addresses delegates in a working group during the Army Family Action Plan Conference held in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 19-22

Youth workgroup staff members and delegates position themselves around the dream catcher they created during the Army Family Action Plan Conference held in Colorado Springs, July 19 - 22

Spc. Jack W. Carlson III, training NCO, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, uses his DJ equipment at a unit function.

The Combat Pin for Civilian Service

This is a close-up view of the Lightweight Exoatmospheric Projectile (LEAP) Guided Test Projectile (GTP).

Dr. Mark L. Swinson has joined the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. He is the new chief scientist responsible for providing scientific advice, consultation and expertise to the commanding general.

Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, A Company, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, move toward their objective as a team during a live-fire exercise at Fort Greely.

Under the vigilant eye of the observer-controllers, Soldiers from the 49th Missile Defense Battalion (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) prepare to clear a building during a live-fire exercise at Fort Greely July 1.

Michael Schexnayder, deputy to the commander for Research, Development and Acquisition for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command; Col. Beverly Stipe, commander, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, Lt. Col. Anne R. Daugherty, outgoing commander of Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site and Lt. Col. Justin A. Hirniak, incoming RTS commander, stand at attention during the National Anthem at the change of command ceremony.

Bob Goldsmith of Simpler Consulting discusses the Action Plan derived from the Value Stream Analysis of SMDC’s civilian hiring process. The action plan contains “Do-its”, Projects, and Rapid Improvement Events and lists tasks, who they are assigned to and establishes a timeframe for completion.

James David, curator, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, signs a document officially accepting a Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile (LEAP) Guided Test Projectile (GTP) display donation from SMDC. Tom Pagan, SMDC deputy chief scientist, looks on.

Lt. Gen. Kevin P. Chilton is the commanding general, 8th U.S. Air Force. The 8th Air Force was named the military's joint functional component command for Space and Global Strike (JFCC-S&GS) by the commander, U.S. Strategic Command in January.

Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander is the Director, National Security Agency. The agency was named the military's joint functional component command for Network Warfare (JFCC-NW) by the commander, U.S. Strategic Command in January.

Lt. Gen. Larry Dodgen, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, was named the military's joint functional component commander for integrated missile defense by the commander, U.S. Strategic Command in January.

Vice Adm. Lowell Jacoby, is the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency. The agency was named the military's joint functional component command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR) by the commander, U.S. Strategic Command in January.

The annual golf cart and bicycle parade was held over the July 4 holiday weekend at a recreational vehicle park next to Lake Tansi in Crossville, Tenn. Karl Fastenrath, a general engineer with SMDC’sTechnical Center’s Kinetic Energy Interceptor Directorate, with his wife Connie’s help decorated their golf cart, incorporating his profession with his avocation. Their two dogs, Freeway and Benji, were the hits of the parade.

A “Short Hot Launch,” or SHOTL test of the Low Cost Interceptor was conducted Aug. 3 at Redstone Arsenal. Ala.

Serving a voluntary hazardous duty tour in Iraq, Sgt. 1st Class Joe Winsor, 100th Missile Defense Brigade, (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) re-enlisted in the Army for another six years on the nation’s birthday. He was administered the oath by Col. Max Haston, chief of Multi-National Corps-I Reserve Component Division. The picture of desert camouflaged ceremony participants, framed by the Stars and Stripes and the city of Baghdad in the background, created a uniquely American July 4 snapshot.

Warrant Officer Mike Tracy checks to see how much son Ryan has grown in his absence as daughter Christine looks on. Tracy has been deployed to Iraq since Jan 16. He departed July 16 to return to Iraq to complete his deployment.
 
Spc. Jack W. Carlson III, training NCO, 49th Missile Defense Battalion (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), submitted this winning photo of his disc jockey equipment in front of the northern lights to Pro Sound and Stage Lighting’s 2005 Photo Contest. Carlson won a $2,000 DJ system.
 

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