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SMC Mission of the Month - GP Directorate "Warrior of the Week" #3: Mr. Joseph D. Barsotti

Mr. Joseph D. Barsotti, Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) Program Integration Chief with the Space and Missile Systems Center's Global Positioning System Directorate is this week's Warrior of the Week during the SMC Mission of the Month campaign (Official U.S. Air Force photo)

Mr. Joseph D. Barsotti, Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) Program Integration Chief with the Space and Missile Systems Center's Global Positioning System Directorate is this week's Warrior of the Week during the SMC Mission of the Month campaign (Official U.S. Air Force photo)

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE - EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- "Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.

Warrior of the WeekMr. Joseph D. Barsotti

Directorate:  Global Positioning Systems

Duty TitleMilitary GPS User Equipment (MGUE) Program Integration Chief

Years in Service6 years

Time on Station: 6 years

HometownLong Beach, Calif.

GoalsBe an outstanding husband, get Milestone B approval for MGUE, and travel to all seven continents

Hobbies: Running, reading, and beach volleyball

Greatest achievement: Passing the California Bar

What others are saying (Commander's Comment): "Joe epitomizes what we look for in our acquisition professionals -- sharp critical thinking skills, a positive attitude with boundless energy, and an incredible ability to communicate," said Col. Steven Whitney, director of SMC's GP Directorate. "He is a servant leader who works tirelessly to foster an effective team reaching across Center, Service and OSD boundaries to deliver mission success."