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News | Aug. 21, 2020

Secretary of Defense tours NSDC

By Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely

The honorable Dr. Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense, was at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, on Aug. 20, 2020. Esper visited the National Space Defense Center after attending the NORAD/NORTHCOM and USSPACECOM changes of command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. U.S. Space Command’s Joint Task Force-Space Defense executes its protect and defend mission through various operations centers, including the NSDC.