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AFRC 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award nominee

Red Flag

Maj. Jake Parish, flight commander of operations with the 379th Space Range Squadron, listens to communications during the 527th Space Aggressors Squadron’s support of Exercise RED FLAG 18-1 operations at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 8, 2018. Red flag is the Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise, providing combat training in a degraded and operationally limited environment. The Airmen supported RF 18-1 through satellite communication signal replication to provide adversary effect. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

Space Red Flag

Tech. Sgt. Frank Barone, flight chief for plans flight with the 527th Space Aggressor Squadron, inputs data during the 527th’s satellite communication in support of RED FLAG operations at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 8, 2018. Space aggressors are the only organization in the Department of Defense charged with knowing, teaching and replicating space threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

Red Flag

Maj. Jake Parish, flight commander of operations with the 379th Space Range Squadron, listens to communications during the 527th Space Aggressor Squadron’s satellite communication in support of RED FLAG operations Feb. 8, 2018, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Red flag is the Air Force’s largest air-to-air combat training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

527th SAS: Preparing warfighters now, into the future

First Lt. Kyle Longchamps, assistant flight commander for adversary training, 527th Space Aggressors Squadron, and Tech. Sgt. Cody Chamberlain, non-commissioned officer in charge of threat analysis operations, 26th Space Aggressors Squadron, verify an antenna’s cable communications for satellite communications electronic attacks at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 2, 2018. The Space Aggressors’ mission is to prepare joint forces and coalition partners to fight in and through contested space environments by analyzing, teaching and replicating realistic, relevant and integrated space threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

527th SAS: Preparing warfighters now, into the future

The 527th and 26th Space Aggressors Squadron emblems are painted on doors inside the ‘Barn’ at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The 527th SAS stood up as the first space aggressor unit in 2001, while the 26th SAS activated in 2003. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

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The 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award nominee for Air Force Reserve Command is from the 26th and 527th Space Aggressor Squadrons, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. 

The members of the 26th and 527th SASs achieved mission success as a total force and demonstrated operational readiness and mission accomplishment.