• LTG Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, addressess a standing-room only crowd during the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 5 in Athens, Ala.

    Formica

    LTG Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, addressess a standing-room only crowd during the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 5 in Athens, Ala.

  • 1st Space Brigade Commander Col. Eric Henderson spoke to Soldiers and aAirman before the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Henderson

    1st Space Brigade Commander Col. Eric Henderson spoke to Soldiers and aAirman before the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • A local Cub Scout hands out thank you cards to the airman from the 21st Space Wing and Soldiers from the 1st Space Brigade who participated in the Flight of the Flags during the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Boy Scout

    A local Cub Scout hands out thank you cards to the airman from the 21st Space Wing and Soldiers from the 1st Space Brigade who participated in the Flight of the Flags during the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, talks with a boy about his toy tank during a guided tour of the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives after the Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 5 in Athens, Ala.

    Formica and boy

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, talks with a boy about his toy tank during a guided tour of the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives after the Veterans Day...

  • 1st Space Brigade Soldiers join airman from the 21st Space Wing as part of the Flight of the Flags for the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Soldiers

    1st Space Brigade Soldiers join airman from the 21st Space Wing as part of the Flight of the Flags for the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, left, his wife, Diane (beside him), and Col. Daniel Shanahan wave at the crowd during the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Athens, Ala. Both Formica and Shanahan are with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. Formica is the commanding general and Shanahan is the chief of staff.

    Athens parade

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, left, his wife, Diane (beside him), and Col. Daniel Shanahan wave at the crowd during the Veterans Day parade Nov. 5 in Athens, Ala. Both Formica and Shanahan are with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command...

Veterans Day activities for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command kicked off Nov. 5 with parades in both Athens, Ala., and Colorado Springs, Colo.

In Athens, Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, SMDC commanding general, his wife, Diane, and Col. Daniel Shanahan, former SMDC chief of staff, attended a Veterans Day breakfast at the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives and rode in the town's Veterans Day parade.

In Colorado Springs, Soldiers from the 1st Space Brigade marched in the parade led by their commander, Col. Eric P. Henderson.

These activities began a week full of events in honor of Veterans Day for all the communities for which the command is a part.

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