Four decade career comes to a close
By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT)
June 23, 2017 1 / 1 John H. Cummings III, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command public affairs specialist, receives his retirement pin from his wife, Barbara, during his retirement at the command's Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, headquarters June 21. Looking on is Thomas Webber, SMDC Technical Center director, who performed the ceremony. Cummings retires with 42 years of federal service. VIEW ORIGINAL
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama -- A federal employee with a 40-year career retired among friends and coworkers at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Redstone Arsenal headquarters.
John Cummings, public affairs specialist, retired June 21 after more than 42 years of federal service.
During the ceremony Cummings received the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and American flag, a three star note, a certificate of achievement, and a certificate of retirement and pin. RELATED STORIES July 19, 2018 "A Majestic Bullseye" July 17, 2018 27th Eng. Bn. conducts Airdrop certification testing on new Airfield Damage Repair Kit July 17, 2018 1st Space Brigade welcomes new commander July 17, 2018 Fort Benning "greening" course inspires innovative solution July 16, 2018 AMC announces its Soldier and NCO of the year July 16, 2018 Drushal assumes command of USASAC July 16 July 16, 2018 Army's technical foundation marks centennial July 13, 2018 Presidential Rank award recognizes accomplishments of resource leader July 13, 2018 Ann Suzette Burnett named eCYBERMISSION Ambassador of the Year July 13, 2018 Carmine Spinelli, former ARDEC technical director, dies at 82 July 12, 2018 Detroit Arsenal bids farewell to LeMasters, welcomes Mitchell July 11, 2018 ACC commander receives second star July 11, 2018 Demand for missile defense continues to increase July 11, 2018 AMC human capital pros collaborate July 10, 2018 Arsenal infrastructure supports Illinois Guard deployment July 2, 2018 Materiel enterprise attorney helps protect environment health, safety