• Prisoner Cathy Dickens is led to jail by Amy Aguirre and Summer McDermott during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Dickens, the Prinicipal Assistant Responsible for Contracting, joined the SMDC team June 7 as the newest Senior Executive Service member. Aguirre and McDermott are both contract specialists.

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    Prisoner Cathy Dickens is led to jail by Amy Aguirre and Summer McDermott during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Dickens, the Prinicipal Assistant Responsible for Contracting, joined the...

  • Prisoner Carol Burke begins to riot during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Burke is a support contractor in the Technical Center.

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    Prisoner Carol Burke begins to riot during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Burke is a support contractor in the Technical Center.

  • Prisoner Barry Anderson is not pleased by what Sheriff Phil Patterson has just said during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Anderson, an operations analyst, was jailed for teasing other prisoners. Patterson is a general engineer.

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    Prisoner Barry Anderson is not pleased by what Sheriff Phil Patterson has just said during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Anderson, an operations analyst, was jailed for teasing other...

  • Prisoner Farrell Adkins gives Thaddeus Brown $20 for an immunity bond during the U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Adkins is the executive officer for the Contract and Management Office, and Brown works in the Future Warfare Center.

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    Prisoner Farrell Adkins gives Thaddeus Brown $20 for an immunity bond during the U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Adkins is the executive officer for the Contract and Management Office, and...

  • Prisoner Ashley Wilbourn stares longingly through the jail bars wishing for freedom during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Wilbourn is an office tech for Dr. Steven Messervy.

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    Prisoner Ashley Wilbourn stares longingly through the jail bars wishing for freedom during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Wilbourn is an office tech for Dr. Steven Messervy.

  • Prisoner Lt. Col. Rob Phillips earns a longer stay in jail when he attempts to pass a counterfeit bill to Sheriff Phil Patterson during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Patterson then asked Thaddeus Brown if he thought the bill was indeed fake. Phillips is the commanding general's executive officer, Patterson is a general engineer, and Brown works at the Future Warfare Center.

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    Prisoner Lt. Col. Rob Phillips earns a longer stay in jail when he attempts to pass a counterfeit bill to Sheriff Phil Patterson during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Patterson then asked...

  • Farrell Adkins displays his all-day immunity bond from the U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. An immunity bond could be purchased for $20 and expemted the offender from future arrests. Adkins is the Contract and Managment Office executive officer.

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    Farrell Adkins displays his all-day immunity bond from the U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. An immunity bond could be purchased for $20 and expemted the offender from future arrests. Adkins is...

  • Thaddeus Brown offers prisoner Cecil Longino the "approved phone prisoner's can use to make calls" during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Unfortunately for prisoners, the phone was a plastic fake. Brown works for the Future Warfare Center, and Longino is a senior military anaylst/speechwriter.

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    Thaddeus Brown offers prisoner Cecil Longino the "approved phone prisoner's can use to make calls" during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Unfortunately for prisoners, the phone was a plastic...

  • Prisoner Sgt. 1st Class Willie Kelly begs to be released from jail during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Kelly is the G-1 noncommissioned officer in charge.

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    Prisoner Sgt. 1st Class Willie Kelly begs to be released from jail during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Kelly is the G-1 noncommissioned officer in charge.

  • Prisoner Bill Congo looks over three of four of his arrest warrants during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10, while Thaddeus Brown and Andrew Johnson look over Congo's shoulder. Congo set a record for delinquency with his warrants. Congo is the director of Public Affairs, Brown works for the Future Warfare Center, and Johnson is an engineer.

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    Prisoner Bill Congo looks over three of four of his arrest warrants during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10, while Thaddeus Brown and Andrew Johnson look over Congo's shoulder. Congo set a...

  • Staff Sgt. Marcus Church laments his fate during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. This was Church's last day, and the sheriff arrested him as he was trying to leave.

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    Staff Sgt. Marcus Church laments his fate during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. This was Church's last day, and the sheriff arrested him as he was trying to leave.

  • Maj. James Smallwood exhibits his criminal side during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Smallwood works in G-3 strategy and policy.

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    Maj. James Smallwood exhibits his criminal side during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Smallwood works in G-3 strategy and policy.

  • Prisoner Lt. Col. Rob Phillips wonders how he got caught again during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Phillips is the commanding general's executive officer.

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    Prisoner Lt. Col. Rob Phillips wonders how he got caught again during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Phillips is the commanding general's executive officer.

  • A deputized Maj. James Smallwood escorts arresting officers Amy Aguirre, left, and Summer McDermott to jail during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Smallwood claimed the officers mistreated him during his arrest, so he issued arrest warrants for both women. Smallwood works for G-3 strategy and policy, Aguirre and McDermott are both contract specialists.

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    A deputized Maj. James Smallwood escorts arresting officers Amy Aguirre, left, and Summer McDermott to jail during U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Smallwood claimed the officers...

  • Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell "invites" Chief of Staff Kendal Cunningham into jail for a staff meeting with only a look during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Thaddeus Brown, Future War Center, opens the door for Cunningham.

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    Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell "invites" Chief of Staff Kendal Cunningham into jail for a staff meeting with only a look during U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Jail Day on June 10. Thaddeus Brown...

Redstone Arsenal, Ala. -- More than 65 arrest warrants were issued June 10 for U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command personnel - with offenders spanning the chain-of-command from an administrative assistant all the way to the commanding general.

Luckily for these offenders, time served was only about 15 minutes, and through their good humor, more than $1,100 was raised to help offset costs for the command's organizational day planned for Sept. 10.

"I want my phone call," yelled Carol Burke, Tech Center support contractor. "I throw myself on the mercy of the court! If you'll trust me, I'll go upstairs and get my purse so I can bail out."

The bailiff, Rachel Howard, a program analyst, was not fooled.

"We may have to extend her sentence for bad behavior," Howard said about Burke's attempt at a riot.

John Lendeborg, a contract specialist, threatened a lawsuit.

"I've received nothing to eat and I've been here too long," Lendeborg said. "I'm going to talk to my lawyer. This is a violation of human rights!"

His complaints garnered him a piece of candy from a passerby, but did not affect the bailiff.

"If I had a dollar for every time I heard that, I'd be rich!" Howard said.

Maj. James Smallwood, G-3 strategy and policy, suffered abuse at the hands of his two arresting officers.

"I was going along peacefully and (the arresting officer) just shot me," Smallwood said. He filed a complaint and warrants were issued for both officers.

The first officer, Amy Aguirre, a contract specialist, was charged with corruption because of her association with fellow arresting officer Summer Winkler McDermott.

McDermott is not related to Henry Winkler - best known for his role as the Fonz on the hit TV show, Happy Days - despite her claims. She was charged with fraud and unlawful shooting of a suspect.

Smallwood received satisfaction when he was deputized to arrest both women.

Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell was arrested at lunch time. Upon his incarceration, the general promptly issued a warrant for Col. Kendal Cunningham, his chief of staff.

More than 30 people purchased immunity bonds throughout the day to either prevent being arrested or prevent being arrested again. Cunningham had purchased one, but it was rescinded by Campbell's orders.

"The good sportsmanship attitude displayed during Jail Day exemplifies the team spirit within SMDC," said Sheriff Phil Patterson, a general engineer. "The funds raised from this year's Jail Day are about $300 more than we raised last year."

The funds will help pay for the command's organizational day activities, such as children's events, games, inflatables, Bingo prizes and support requirements.

Carrie.E.David@us.army.mil

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