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  • Cyber Defense Correlation Cell for Space stands up

    The Cyber Defense Correlation Cell for Space stood up Oct. 18 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and will operate at the enterprise level by detecting and responding to cyber threats against Air Force Space Command mission systems.Shane Swenson, 50th Space Communication Squadron director of the CDCC-S, said this capability is critical to the
  • Formal recognition of Joint Task Force-Space Defense expands USSPACECOM’s Protect and Defend Mission

    Commander of U.S. Space Command, Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, along with BG Thomas L. James, recognized the establishment of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, during a ceremony here Monday.JTF-SD is one of two subordinate commands to the newly formed USSPACECOM with a mission to conduct, in unified action with mission partners, space superiority
  • Thule Air Base chapel corps innovates, inspires

    Despite freezing temperatures and near isolation, the 821st Air Base Group Chaplain Corps has blazed the trail for Air Force Space Command by adopting innovative programs and inspiring hope for Airmen stationed at Thule Air Base, Greenland.Capt. Matthew Gallo, 821st ABG installation chaplain, is one of just two Airmen working at the chapel at the
  • Serve – Save – Survive, VAFB Awarded best DOD Fire Department for 7th time

    The Vandenberg Air Force Base Fire Department is uncommon amongst the uncommon. As a Space Wing, Vandenberg lacks the airplanes and heavy use of its runway that would reflect greatly on a fire department during award season. Even in the lack of these two arenas, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department has been awarded not only the “Best Fire Department in the Air Force,” but also the “Best Fire Department in the Department of Defense” for 2018.
  • ‘The Future is Now’ Air Force calls industry partners to action in advancing space capabilities

    Senior Air Force leaders met with key industry partners and contractors to discuss the future of space acquisition Oct. 16-17 at Space Industry Days. The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), the world leader in space acquisition, seeks innovative solutions from its industry partners to stay on the leading edge of national security space. “The
  • AFSPC member formally recognized at Air Force Academy football game

    Dr. Carrie Baker, diversity and inclusion officer at Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, was formally recognized Oct. 12, 2019 at an Air Force Academy football game for her efforts in helping the Academy kick-off its first unconscious bias training curriculum.
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • 2nd Space Operations Squadron decommissions 22-year-old satellite

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron decommissioned Satellite Vehicle Number 38, to give way to the next generation of GPS III satellites at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 9, 2019. First Lieutenant Kristina Brandes, 2nd SOPS chief bus system analyst, said the squadron was disposing of the satellite because it is at the end of its operational life. “It’s one of our oldest satellites that launched 22 years ago,” she said. “Once we turn off the transmitter (one of the final commands), it will basically be dead in the air...it will be tracked as space debris.”
  • Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise successfully completes “Summer of Launch ‘19” campaign: Focuses next on innovative small launch efforts

    With the August 22 launch of Lockheed Martin’s GPS III SV02 satellite aboard the final Delta IV Medium+ (4,2) launch vehicle, the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise marked the successful completion of a rigorous Summer launch schedule.Launching four critical missions in under 60 days from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape
  • Air Force Academy hosts annual “Audience with an Astronaut” event

    Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Duane G. “Digger” Carey, a former NASA astronaut who piloted the STS-109 Columbia mission in March 2002, spoke to more than 300 fifth and sixth graders from schools across the Front Range at the Air Force Academy, Oct. 9.
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