• Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, pins the Meritorious Service Medal onto Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, SMDC G-3 space operations officer, during Speth's retirement from active duty service June 14 at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Ala., headquarters. Speth retires with 20 years of service.

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    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, pins the Meritorious Service Medal onto Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, SMDC G-3 space operations officer, during Speth's retirement...

  • Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command G-3 space operations officer, presents his wife, Tami, flowers during his retirement from the Army at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Ala., headquarters June 14. Speth retires with 20 years of service.

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    Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command G-3 space operations officer, presents his wife, Tami, flowers during his retirement from the Army at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Ala., headquarters...

  • Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command G-3 space operations officer, and his family greet well wishers following his retirement from the Army at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Ala., headquarters June 14. Speth retires with 20 years of service.

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    Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command G-3 space operations officer, and his family greet well wishers following his retirement from the Army at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Ala...

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command space operations officer famous for his face painting at command-sponsored Survivor Outreach Services events retired June 14.

Lt. Col. Philip P. Speth, who worked in SMDC's G-3 office, retired at the command's Redstone Arsenal headquarters. He had 20 years of service.

During the ceremony, Speth received the Meritorious Service Medal, a certificate of appreciation, certificate of retirement and pin, and an American flag.

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