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  • SMC leadership team prepares for a dynamic future

    Twenty-three principal leaders and directors from across Space and Missile Systems Center along with senior executives from The Aerospace Corporation and Mitre gathered for an off-site conference April 1 at the Fort MacArthur Community Center in San Pedro, Calif. The purpose of the off-site was to concentrate on strategic initiatives that challenge
  • SMC commander enlists Delayed Entry recruits at NASCAR race

    In front of a National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing crowd,  Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, SMC commander and Air Force program executive office for space, administered the oath of enlistment for Air Force Delayed Entry recruits during a racing event at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, March 20.Additionally, the general and his wife Patricia
  • SMC Women Warriors: Maj. Kimberly Smith

    Maj. Kimberly SmithDirectorate/Unit: SMC/LEG, EELV Generation & Operations DivisionDuty Title: Government Mission Integration ManagerYears in Service: 11Time on Station:  1.5 yearsHometown: Aliquippa, Pa.Goals:  My 2016 goals are to run a marathon (my first since college), finish ACSC, improve my sailing abilities, enjoy my longest overseas summer
  • SMC Women Warriors: 2nd Lt. Annamarie Pruhsmeier

    2nd Lt. Annamarie PruhsmeierDirectorate/Unit: SMC/ADGODuty Title: Satellite Operations Mission ManagerYears in Service: 1 yearTime on Station: 1 yearHometown: Maple Valley, Wash.Goals: To teach mathematics at the Air Force AcademyHobbies: Hiking, rugby, kayakingGreatest achievement: Managing the $2.4 million O&M contract for Cloudsat and C/NOFS
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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