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News | Aug. 5, 2022

JTF-SD members ‘Embrace the Ruck’

By Ms. Bridget Bonnette Joint Task Force-Space Defense Public Affairs

From left, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Benjamin Tuck, special technical operations chief for the Joint Task Force-Space Defense; U.S. Space Force Senior Master Sgt. Lance Thibault, senior enlisted leader for the National Space Defense Center; U.S. Army Lt. Col. Claude Lambert, future operations division chief for the JTF-SD; U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Christopher Higgins, current plans branch chief for the JTF-SD; U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Cameron Skinner, crew chief for the NSDC, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Dennis Bradley, command group executive assistant for the JTF-SD participate in an ‘Embrace the Ruck’ event at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 5, 2022. The event consisted of a 12-mile ruck march around the perimeter of the installation and all participants wore packs weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Additionally, participants were encouraged to fill their packs with non-perishable food items that could be donated to local food banks. The JTF-SD collectively contributed over 120 pounds of food. (Courtesy graphic illustration)