REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employee retired after 35 years of federal civilian service.

Johnetta Graves, equal employment opportunity manager for the command, retired in a ceremony at the command's Restone Arsenal headquarters Oct. 25.

During the ceremony Graves received the Meritorious Civilian Service medal, a certificate of appreciation from President Obama, and her certificate of retirement and pin.