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  • RocketShip delivers Delta IV Heavy boosters at VAFB

    A United Launch Alliance barge, carrying Delta IV Heavy booster cores, second stage and payload faring, docked and delivered the rocket body parts April 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Cal Guard Space Operators support COVID-19 food bank mission

    When Staff Sgt. Brandon Tinges became a space operator for the California Air National Guard’s 216th Space Control Squadron, cabbages were the furthest thing from his mind.
  • U.S. Space Force meeting mission demands despite coronavirus adjustments

    Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John Raymond, on Tuesday said critical space missions are continuing even though the nation’s newest military service is taking “active measures” to protect personnel from the coronavirus.
  • Swinging for the Space Fence

    The 20th Space Control Squadron Detachment 4 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama manages a fence. But not just any fence. A Space Fence. I know what you’re thinking…is it actually a giant fence in space? Kind of…yes, and kind of no. It’s a radar. On the ground. And now it’s operational.The Space Fence is made up of a ground-based sensor that broadcasts
  • SMC reschedules GPS III-3 launch

    The United States Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has decided to reschedule the launch of GPS III SV03 (GPS III-3) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to minimize the potential of COVID-19 exposure to the launch crew and early-orbit operators. The current GPS constellation is healthy, allowing for a strategic pause to ensure the health and safety of our force without operational impact.
  • VAFB Space Cowboys remain mission ready

    The 2nd Space Launch Squadron is home to the Space Force’s only hands-on space lift mission in support of the Minotaur launch vehicle. The Airmen who support this vital mission have been dubbed ‘Space Cowboys.’ 
  • Department of the Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To help combat COVID-19, the Air Force has released information that supplements Department of Defense guidance on the use of cloth face coverings, effectively immediately.
  • CMSgt Towberman sworn in as the first Senior Enlisted Advisor for the U.S. Space Force

    Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman became the first Senior Enlisted Advisor of the U.S. Space Force today as Gen. Jay Raymond, USSF Chief of Space Operations, administered the Oath of Enlistment during a small ceremony in the office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Barbara Barrett, at the Pentagon.  
  • AEHF-6 feet apart; 45th SW supports launch of first USSF rocket payload safely during pandemic

    In our current reality of self-quarantine, scarcely stocked grocery stores and temporarily closed establishments, one thing that cannot afford to be halted is the launch mission of the United States Space Force. On March 26, 2020, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, the 45th Space Wing and their mission partners safely and successfully launched
  • Class of 2020 graduation date moved up

    The Class of 2020 is pleased to announce their graduation event on April 18 culminating their four years at the U.S. Air Force Academy.