Lt. Col. Philip Speth, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, tells his young customer to look up so that he can paint her design choice on her cheek during the Survivors Outreach Services Mardi Gras at The Overlook, Feb. 9, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. The event was sponsored by SOS and SMDC.

Mentors provide special attention to children of the fallen

Employees of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, mentored children of fallen service members, while having fun Mardi Gras style, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Feb. 9, 2013....READ MORE



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 is 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.


"We'll accomplish our three core tasks as selfless public servants; as integral members of a larger team; and as responsible, accountable stewards of our Nation's resources. We will remain committed to and focused on those who are deployed and serving in harm's way."

Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, CG, USASMDC/ARSTRAT


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