• Former astronaut Jan Davis, vice president and deputy general manager of Jacobs Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation Group, speaks to U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employees during the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters March 12. On the screen in the background is a photo of Davis taken during the time that she served as an astronaut.

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    Former astronaut Jan Davis, vice president and deputy general manager of Jacobs Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation Group, speaks to U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employees during the...

  • Mary Peoples, Federal Women's Program manager, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, speaks to those gathered for the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters March 12.

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    Mary Peoples, Federal Women's Program manager, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, speaks to those gathered for the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters March 12.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Frenchshella Hall, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, provides the invocation at the beginning of the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters March 12.

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    Sgt. 1st Class Frenchshella Hall, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, provides the invocation at the beginning of the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal...

  • Juanita Sales-Lee, supervisory attorney, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, raises her hand in response to a trivia question during the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters March 12.

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    Juanita Sales-Lee, supervisory attorney, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, raises her hand in response to a trivia question during the command's Women's History Month celebration at SMDC's Redstone Arsenal...

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A former astronaut stressed the importance of encouraging girls and young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to a gathering of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employees.

Dr. Jan Davis, vice president and deputy general manager of Jacobs Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation Group, spoke at SMDC as part of the command's Women's History Month celebration March 12.

The theme for Women's History Month this year is "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics."

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