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Default Air Force Logo AFSPC commander receives inaugural NDIA Space Champion award
The commander of Air Force Space Command received the National Defense Industrial Association’s inaugural Space Champion award at the NDIA National Space Policy and Architecture Symposium Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C. The organization developed the award to recognize individuals and units who champion the cause of National Security Space. Finalists
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Default Air Force Logo AFSPC launches new era of GPS services
The biggest step, to date, in providing increased capability and additional features of the Navstar Global Positioning Satellite system for military and civilian users came Sept. 25. The first modernized GPS satellite was launched into orbit by an Air Force Delta II rocket that illuminated the evening sky as it left Pad 17A here at 11:37
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Default Air Force Logo Prior 2nd SOPS commanders reflect on past, future of GPS
The commanders of 14th Air Force and the 50th Operations Group were among previous commanders of the 2nd Space Operations Squadron who attended 2nd SOPS’ anniversary ceremonies Friday.  Maj. Gen. William Shelton, who commanded 2nd SOPS from August 1990 to June 1992, and is the current 14th Air Force commander, said the squadron has come a long way
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces team-excellence awards
Air Force officials announced the five teams chosen for the 2005 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Awards. The Air Force nominated 15 teams for the awards, which recognize outstanding team performance and promote systematic process improvement. The awards also serve as a means to share best practices and promote mission improvement and cost savings
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Default Air Force Logo AFPC prepares to conduct Force Shaping Board
In an effort to right size and shape the force for the future, Air Force officials have approved an annual board that will evaluate officers for continued service at their three-year point as part of the service’s force management program. The first Force Shaping Board is scheduled to convene here April 3, 2006, at the Air Force Personnel Center.
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Default Air Force Logo Force shaping board meeting in 2006
A force shaping board will convene in 2006 and continue to meet annually to properly shape the officer corps to meet emerging Air Force needs. Instituted by the Air Force, the board will be a regular aspect of force management and development in the future. Authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force, the board convenes at the Air Force Personnel
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Default Air Force Logo Latest GPS satellite brings new civil signal
The Air Force launched the first of eight Global Positioning System Block IIR-M satellites Sept. 25 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Block IIR-M satellites will provide the new civil signal (L2C), the new military (M-code) signal, and the ability to apply higher power to the current and future military navigation signals, making
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Default Air Force Logo 527th SAS to celebrate 5 years
The 527th Space Aggressor Squadron will celebrate its fifth year of combat training this week. The need for a space aggressor squadron was punctuated by enemy attempts to jam GPS signals around Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom. GPS-jamming devices are now commercially available, and individuals with enough savvy can even build their own using
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Default Air Force Logo Commentary: A deployment experience in a NATO environment
I had the mindset I was going to deploy this year. I was in the bucket for Air and Space Expeditionary Force, so I would be ready. On April 26, I received a call that I was going to Kosovo to work in a North Atlantic Treaty Organization environment. Kosovo … I didn’t even know we were still there. I didn’t know what to expect, didn’t know the
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Default Air Force Logo AFSPC unit assumes satellite system expert role
The new fiscal year marks a new era for military satellite communications. The 614th Space Communications Squadron Satellite Communications System Expert Support Flight assumed responsibility as the Air Force’s SSE for operational Air Force MILSATCOM systems from Headquarters, Air Force Space Command Logistics and Communications Branch.“Since
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