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Gen. Thompson makes case for U.S. Space Force, encourages campaign to educate public
Invoking history and a vivid recent example, Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, the vice commander of the newly created U.S. Space Force, presented the case Feb. 27 for the new service and how its development as a separate, new force differs from circumstances surrounding the Air Force's birth in 1947.
USSF signs vision for single, integrated Satellite Communications enterprise
Gen. Jay Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, U.S. Space Force, and Commander, U.S. Space Command, recently signed the USSF Vision for Enterprise Satellite Communications (SATCOM). The Enterprise SATCOM Vision outlines the new Service’s vision to evolve SATCOM into a single enterprise that can continue to deliver effects to warfighters from and
Space Force names first senior enlisted advisor
Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman was tapped today by Gen. Jay Raymond, U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations, to serve as the first senior enlisted advisor of the service.
Wanted: Ideas on Space Force Members’ Name, Ranks
The U.S. Space Force is looking for feedback from U.S. military space professionals on what Space Force members should be called – similar to how the Air Force refers to its members as ‘Airmen’ or the Army refers to its members as ‘Soldiers’.
Global Lightning 20 Concludes with Greatest Commercial Participation to Date
Exercise Global Lightning 20 successfully concluded with the most commercial partnership participation to date at the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base Jan. 30.
Air Force’s proposed $169 billion budget focuses on ‘great power competition,’ readiness, establishing Space Force
The Department of the Air Force released a $169 billion budget proposal Feb. 10, which for the first time includes funding for the newly created U.S. Space Force while also focusing funds to help both services modernize, address threats from Russia and China, and sustain readiness.
Officials provide details on building the Space Force, its structure, and operating imperatives
Senior officials from the Department of Defense and U.S. Space Force provided the most specific details to date Feb. 5 for how the newly born Space Force is constructed, its structure and the philosophy guiding decisions for bringing the first new military service since 1947 into full reality.
21st Space Wing squadron poised to receive first Space Force weapon system
Imagine a secure communications room, like what has been shown in big-screen blockbuster movies…dozens of space and communications professionals behind computer terminals working together to deny an adversary the ability to attack the United States.Now imagine being able to pick-up and throw that entire room into a plane and drop it into a deployed
Space Force decommissions 26-year-old GPS satellite to make way for GPSIII constellation
The 2nd Space Operations Squadron decommissioned GPS Satellite Vehicle Number-36, the second to last Block IIA satellite, Jan. 27.
U.S. Space Force seeks civilians to join staff
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – The U.S. Space Force, the new branch of the Armed Forces established Dec. 20, has begun advertising to fill civilian staff positions in its initial headquarters, called the Office of the Chief of Space Operations. Advertisements for the first 35 positions were posted last week, with a second wave of positions to follow