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  • Barrett, Raymond highlight Space Force’s achievements, path forward

    Department of the Air Force Secretary, Barbara M. Barrett, offered an upbeat assessment Oct. 28 of the Space Force’s development while also describing in stark terms how the shifting security environment in space is validating the nation’s newest branch of the military.
  • Vice Chief of Space Operations tests positive for COVID-19

    Space Force General David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations, tested positive today for COVID-19. He took the test today after learning that a close family member, with whom he had contact, tested positive for the virus. 
  • Space Force activates first field command

    In an activation ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, today, Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond established Space Operations Command, the U.S. Space Force’s first of three field commands.
  • Space Force enlists first trainees, sends to bootcamp

    The Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. “DT” Thompson will swear in the first four Space Force recruits here Oct. 20, placing them on a direct path to Basic Military Training and marking another milestone in the new service’s growth and development.
  • First-ever Vice CSO joins U.S. Space Force

    In a small ceremony at the Pentagon Friday, Lt. Gen. David D. “DT” Thompson assumed responsibilities as the vice chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force.
  • NASA, US Space Force Establish Foundation for Broad Collaboration

    While advancing plans for unprecedented lunar exploration under the Artemis program, NASA also is building on a longstanding partnership with the Department of Defense with a new memorandum of understanding signed today by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and U.S. Space Force (USSF) Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond.
  • SEASF addresses enlisted promotions and individualized force development

    Senior Enlisted Advisor of the United States Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman highlighted his areas of focus during a live presentation for the Air Force Association’s 2020 Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference Sept. 15.
  • Driven by ‘a tectonic shift in warfare’ Raymond describes Space Force’s achievements and future

    Chief of Space Operations, Gen. Jay Raymond, presented an ambitious blueprint Sept. 15 for cementing the nation’s superiority in space while also forcing change closer to home by slashing bureaucracy, refocusing training and instilling a culture across the Space Force that puts a premium on speed, technology and innovation for “this digital service.”
  • CSO administers oath to 300+ space professionals worldwide

    The first member of the Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond gave a charge to more than 300 Space Professionals gathered virtually from around the world, “be bold, innovate, lead and inspire.”
  • DAF Spouse Leaders discuss the New Ops Normal for Families

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new type of stress for families, whether it be permanent changes of station or schooling for children--the new “normal” comes with its own set of challenges, and Department of the Air Force leadership is striving to help families through them.