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  • U.S. Space Force enters ‘Year 2’ with momentum and soaring expectations

    From the publicly available view on the outside, the birth and creation of the nation’s newest military service was going well; there was general agreement as to the need for the new service, its strategic importance and how it would fit in to the nation’s existing and sprawling military enterprise.
  • Space Force Leader to Become 8th Member of Joint Chiefs

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff will grow by one member when Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond joins the highest-ranking military, deliberative body in the Defense Department on Dec. 20.
  • U.S. Space Force Birthday Letter to Guardians

    Today we mark the first anniversary of the establishment of the United States Space Force. Each American armed service traces its origin to a critical moment in our nation’s history. Our Army, Navy, and Marine Corps were established in the crucible of America’s Revolutionary War.
  • NASA Astronaut Mike Hopkins Transfers to US Space Force While Aboard International Space Station

    NASA Astronaut Mike Hopkins became the first-ever U.S. Space Force officer assigned as an astronaut when he voluntarily transferred from the U.S. Air Force while in orbit on the International Space Station, adding to a long history of military officers working at NASA in a civilian capacity. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard joined Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett and Chief of Space Operations General Jay Raymond from NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., for the ceremony.
  • U.S. Space Force unveils name of space professionals

    Today, after a yearlong process that produced hundreds of submissions and research involving space professionals and members of the general public, we can finally share with you the name by which we will be known: Guardians.
  • Japan’s Office of National Space Policy signs historic MOU with the U.S. Space Force

    The U.S. Space Force and Japan’s Office of National Space Policy signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding this week to launch two U.S. payloads on Japan’s Quasi Zenith Satellite System.
  • Space Force updates uniform policy guidance

    In a Space Force Guidance Memorandum signed Dec. 11, the Space Force added guidance to its uniform policy addressing the wear instructions for the newly-released USSF distinguished lapel insignia for the interim service dress uniform along with several other updates.
  • First Space Test Fundamentals course begins in January

    Selection board results announced Dec. 10.
  • U.S. Space Force makes history at Basic Military Training

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- History was made here Dec. 10 as the first seven people to enlist directly into the U.S. Space Force graduated from Basic Military Training.
  • 2 famed bases re-designated to highlight Space Force connection

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Patrick Air Force Base were formally re-designated Dec. 9, as facilities central to the mission of the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony rich in symbolism that further confirmed the nation’s commitment to operating in and defending space.