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News | May 10, 2021


Joint Task Force-Space Defense

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with U.S. Space Command and Joint Task Force-Space Defense members to learn more about their protect and defend missions in Colorado Springs, April 29. During his visit, Sgt. 1st Class Maurice Erickson, National Space Defense Center space battle manger, explained his role in supporting the center's execution of space domain awareness, indications and warnings and space superiority operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Dennis Rogers)