Women veterans make up about 6 percent of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command workforce. Pictured are a portion of the command's women veterans: (front row, left to right) Joanna Brunson, Rhonda Boyd, Lashonda Parker, Carmen Smith, Greta Wiley, Simone Caldwell-Philson; (second row, left to right) Milane Todd, Sharon Bobst, Sara Jennings, Monica Dumont, Karol Boutwell, Sharon DeLozier, Theresa Hornung; (back row, left to right) Alice Hartley, Charlene Booth, Priscilla Ramsey, Christina Black, Phillis Reid, Alisha McRoberts, Kim Ouattara.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Oftentimes, after removing the uniform, veterans continue to serve the nation as federal civilians, and that is true for both men and women.

Veterans feature prominently in the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command workforce, accounting for about 45 percent of employees. Approximately 39 percent of the workforce are male veterans, while approximately 6 percent are female veterans.

In honor of Women's History Month, the 20 women in the photo above have a combined total of 276.5 years of service in the Army, Navy and Air Force.

A heart-felt "Thank You" to the many women and men who have served in the military, and to those who continue to serve as federal civilians after they take off their uniform.

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