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U.S. Space Forces - Central


U.S. Space Forces - Central

U.S. Space Forces – Central (SPACECENT) is commanded by Col Christopher Putman.  The Component Senior Enlisted Leader is CMSgt Jeffery Grela. U.S. Space Forces - Central directs joint space operations to protect and defend U.S., allied, and partner forces operating within the USCENTCOM area of responsibility, and deny adversary use of space capabilities, when directed.  U.S. Space Forces - Central conducts space operations and space international engagement activities in coordination with USCENTCOM components and subordinate operational commands, partners in the USCENTCOM region, and other U.S. government agencies.  Additionally, U.S. Space Forces - Central facilitates the joint force’s access to space capabilities provided by USSPACECOM and other space organizations. In accordance with the USCENTCOM activation order, Col Putman also serves as the theater Combined Forces Space Component Commander (CFSCC) and the theater Space Coordinating Authority.


US Space Forces - Central (SPACECENT) executes space operations in support of USCENTCOM operations, activities, and interests in order to promote regional security and stability.


The US Space Force's premier warfighting C-FLDCOM proactively delivering innovative solutions to complex problems across the spectrum of conflict.

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• Assured Mission Operations

• Build the Organization

• International Engagement

• Innovate to Win

• Always Taking Care of People



SPACECENT Leadership



Col. Christopher Putman


Command Senior Enlisted Leader

CMSgt. Jeffery J. Grela