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Adrienne Kelli Miller SMC Women Warriors: Adrienne Kelli Miller
Adrienne Kelli MillerDirectorate/Unit:  SMC/RNLBDuty Title:  Systems Engineering & Integration Contract Execution ManagerYears in Service:  9 yearsTime on Station:  9 yearsHometown:  Colorado Springs, Colo.Goals:  1. Experience a broad breath of experience across many Acquisition space programs 2. Be accepted to the Executive Leadership Development
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Lt. Col. Ericka Farmer-Hill SMC Women Warriors: Lt..Col. Ericka Farmer-Hill
Directorate/Unit:  SMC/GP, Global Positioning Systems, Program Control DivisionDuty Title:  Deputy, Program Control DivisionYears in Service:  18 Time on Station:  8 monthsHometown:  Fayetteville, N.C.Goals:  To be of service to someone everydayHobbies:  Volunteering for and coaching my children's sports teamsGreatest achievement: I have two: The
0 3/23
2016
1st Lt. Tanesha Johnson SMC Women Warriors: 1st Lt. Tanesha Johnson
Directorate/Unit:  SMC/RSDDuty Title:  Program Manager, SBIRS Ground IntegrationYears in Service:  3 years and 5 monthsTime on Station:  3 years and 5 monthsHometown:  Aurora, Colo.Goals:  My goal would be to be a Material Leader for a great program in SMC!  In saying this, I am humbled knowing that my life has not always followed the plans I have
0 3/23
2016
Capt. Kaleigh Sides SMC Women Warriors: Capt. Kaleigh Sides
Directorate/Unit:  Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate, Rapid Acquisition BranchDuty Title: Project Manager, Rapid Acquisition Space VehicleYears in Service: 4 plus yearsTime on Station: 4 plus monthsHometown: Sidney, Ill.Goals: Earning a private pilot's license - she has completed ground training and is working on flight
0 3/23
2016
A soldier holds one of the Small Lightweight GPS Receivers (SLGRs) used during Operation Desert Storm in 1991. (USAF photo) The evolution of GPS: From Desert Storm to today's users
In a desert, it's easy to get lost.There are no roads, no signposts, nor vegetation to give you a clue as to where you are. That was the grim situation facing U.S. and coalition forces during the 1990-1991 crisis in the Persian Gulf, known as Desert Shield/Desert Storm.Sometimes called "the first space war" by historians due to the extensive use of
0 3/23
2016
Samantha Marez, MILSATCOM Directorate SMC Women's History Month Warrior: SAMANTHA MAREZ
In celebration of Women's History Month, some of SMC's women warriors will be spotlighted for their contributions to SMC and the Air Force.  First up is Samantha Marez. While she has only been here a short while, she's already been named SMC Category I Civilian of the Year Award.Directorate/Unit:  SMC/MCA, Military Satellite Communications Systems
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2016
Current locations of GPS network of monitor stations that track navigation signals from GPS satellites and gather data on satellite performance worldwide. (Courtesy graphic) "Masters of Space" keep GPS constellation grounded and on time
On the high plains of El Paso County, Colorado in the shadow of Pike's Peak, a group of twenty-somethings hold the technological fate of the world in their hands. Just a few years out of high school or freshly minted from college, these individuals share a common bond of responsibility in shepherding and maintaining a silent fleet of sentinels high
0 2/29
2016
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the GPS IIF-12 satellite, is rolled from the Vertical Integration Facility to the pad at Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Liftoff is scheduled for Feb. 5. The launch window opens at 8:38 a.m. EST (5:38 a.m. PST) and will remain open for 19 minutes. (Courtesy photo: ULA)
Air Force Awards Final Rocket Propulsion System Prototype OTAs
Today the Space and Missile Systems Center awarded the final Other Transaction Agreements for shared public-private investments in Rocket Propulsion System prototypes.  One award is to Aerojet Rocketdyne for development of the AR1 rocket propulsion system.  The initial government investment is $115.3 million.  The other award is to United Launch
0 2/29
2016
Lt. Col. Robert Enrico, Global Positioning Systems Directorate's IMA to the Chief, GPS Cybersecurity, has been named Warrior of the Week during SMC Mission of the Month campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Joseph Juarez, Jr.) SMC Mission of the Month - GP Directorate "Warrior of the Week" #4: Lt. Col. Robert Enrico
"Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.Warrior of the Week:  Lt. Col. Robert EnricoDirectorate:  Global Positioning SystemsDuty Title:  IMA to
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2016
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Rinaldo Izzo pours milk and various other liquids to demonstrate and discuss the definition and relationship of density (mass/volume) with grade school students. Thirty-seven volunteers from Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, Calif., visited Center Elementary School in El Segundo to staff various STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) experiment stations led by the Space and Missile Systems Center volunteers, where they work with the student at the Engineering/Building Stations and Food Science Experiment Stations to collect and discuss observed results, Feb 3, 2015 (U. S. Air Force photo Joseph M. Juarez Sr) Goo, giggles and sugar encourage students to pursue STEM careers
Thirty-seven Space and Missile Systems Center volunteers gathered at Center Street Elementary School Feb. 3 to participate in the school's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Family Night.At least 13 SMC organizations were represented within the pool of volunteers.  Approximately 800 youths, parents and educators participated in the
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