REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employee retires after long career.

Norven Goddard, director, Innovative Ventures Office, Future Warfare Center, retired in a ceremony at the command's Redstone Arsenal location Aug. 30. Goddard had more than 40 years of service to the country.

During the ceremony, Goddard received a Certificate of Appreciation, Certificate of Retirement, the Alabama Commendation Medal, and a Meritorious Civilian Service Award.