July 18, 2024

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs visits NSDC

Gwendolyn Defilippi, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, meets with Guardians during a visit to the National Space Defense Center at Schriever Space Force Base, Colo., July 2, 2024. Defilippi visited several units across the installation to gain a better understanding of space operations and manpower requirements across the enterprise. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

July 8, 2024

18th SDS Det. 1 transitions to DEL 2 Det. 1 under new leadership

In a strategic move to lead battle management and space domain awareness in support of the integrated space forces, the 18th Space Defense Squadron Detachment 1, was redesignated Space Delta 2 – Space Domain Awareness & Space Battle Management Detachment 1. The redesignation was announced during the change of command ceremony where U.S. Space Force Maj. Daniel McCarty assumed command from USSF Maj. Nathan Glandon, here, June 18, 2024.

July 3, 2024

Missile Warning Center changes command

U.S. Navy Capt. Gervy Alota, left, outgoing Missile Warning Center director, salutes U.S. Navy Capt. Jermaine Brooms, incoming MWC director, during a change of command ceremony at Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station, Colo., June 28, 2024. The MWC is a Joint operations center under U.S. Space Forces - Space with a 24/7 mission of delivering global strategic and theater missile warning and nuclear detonation detection on behalf of U.S. Space Command in support of national leadership, Combatant Commanders, Geographic Commanders and allies. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

July 3, 2024

Change of Command: DEL 5 says farewell to Verroco, welcomes Sorice

Space Delta 5 held its Change of Command at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 3, 2024.

July 2, 2024

Face of Defense: Officer's Career Takes Off in Space Force

Space Force Lt. Col. Russell Smith began his military career in the Air Force, but his interests gravitated toward space as one of the most crucial warfighting domains. He quickly transferred to the Space Force and sees his role with the newest service branch as being a part of history as space operations become essential to U.S. security and global stability.

July 1, 2024

Combat-Ready – Embracing a new U.S. Space Force Generational Model

The current international order, which has provided decades of relative security and stability, is at risk from authoritarian regimes seeking to promote their own self-interests. An ambitious China and an overtly belligerent Russia are aggressively challenging established rules and norms upon which global security and stability depend.

June 28, 2024

U.S. and Mexican Forces Forge Ahead with Resolute Sentinel and the Subject Matter Expert Exchange

In a stride toward enhanced space domain awareness and military cooperation, members of the Mexican armed forces joined their U.S. counterparts at the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 3, 2024. This gathering, hosted by U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Space Command, enabled observations of commercial space’s role at the Joint Commercial Operation’s cell during U.S. Southern Command’s Exercise Resolute Sentinel.

June 24, 2024

Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, S4S, C/JFSCC promotes to Brigadier General

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Frank Kincaid, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Space Forces - Space, and the Combined Joint Force Space Component Commander, gives remarks during a promotion ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2024. Kincaid promoted to the rank of Brigadier General after 30 years of service. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

June 22, 2024

Lompoc Flower Festival Parade honors S4S, SLD 30 leadership

The Lompoc Flower Festival honored top leadership from U.S. Space Forces - Space and Space Launch Delta during its parade in Lompoc, California, June 22, 2024. Leadership included U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, S4S Commander and the Combined Joint Force Space Component Commander, Chief Master Sgt. Grange S. Coffin, S4S command senior enlisted leader, Col. Mark A. Shoemaker, SLD 30 commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jay L. Harris, SLD 30 command SEL. More than 800 attendees watch over 50 different attractions and performances during the parade.

June 13, 2024

Maj Gen Zellmann participates in NATO Space Operations Commander’s Conference

Maj. Gen. Richard L. Zellmann, Deputy Combined Joint Force Space Component Commander, attended the second ever NATO Space Operations Commanders’ Conference at Allied Air Command, June 12-13, 2024.