U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command


USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions (strategic deterrence, integrated missile defense, and space operations); serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities.


  • Lt. Gen. James H. Dickinson Commanding General Lt. Gen. James H. Dickinson


A diverse, complex, and global command that provides critical capabilities to our Army, USSTRATCOM, COCOMs/ASCCs; in synch with JFCC-IMD

One commandsplit basedmulti-componentdiverse constituenciesdispersed locationstalented work force of Soldiers, Civilians, contractors; public servants

The Army's force modernization proponent for Space, High Altitude, and Global Missile Defense; the Army's operational integrator for Global Missile Defense:

  • Providing trained and ready Space and Missile Defense forces and capabilities in service to the Warfighter and the Nation (today)
  • Building future Space and Missile Defense forces (tomorrow)
  • Researching, testing, and integrating Space, Missile Defense, cyber, directed energy, & related technologies (day-after-tomorrow)

Close, collaborative relationships with MDA, NAMDC and a multitude of stakeholders -- working to improve linkage to ASCCs

Engaged with and embedded in HQDA DAMO-AMD -- close coordination with HQDA DAMO-CIS

Retain organizational linkages to ARCYBER; reach-back capability development and materiel development

Disciplined stewards of our nation's resources -- accountable cost culture -- audit ready

Precise, confident, fit, disciplined, courageous Soldiers and Civilians; tough, caring, courageous leaders; committed to safety in all that we do

A responsible and cooperative tenant on the installations on which we live and serve

A values based command -- caring for and serving Soldiers, Civilians, Families