REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama -- One U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employee retired among family and coworkers recently.

Shelia Noel, USASMDC/ARSTRAT's Technical Center, retired in a ceremony at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, headquarters Sept. 27.

During the ceremony Noel received the Superior Civilian Service Award, an American flag, a certificate of appreciation, a three-star note, and a certificate of retirement and pin.

Noel retires with 34 years of federal service, 28 of those with the command.