David Norquist, Deputy Secretary of Defense, and Barbara Barrett, Secretary of the Air Force, toured the National Space Defense Center and the 1st Space Operations Squadron at Schriever AFB, Nov. 1, 2019. They conducted a table-top exercise which highlighted the fact that space has become a warfighting domain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Schriever AFB Public Affairs/Released)
Deputy SecDef, SecAF meet with Space leaders, joint warfighters on Front Range
By 2nd Lt. Kristen Shimkus, Air Force Space Command Public Affairs | Nov. 5, 2019
Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist and Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett completed

Rear Adm. Marcus A. Hitchcock (right), U.S. Space Command plans and policy director, and Maj. Gen. Pasi Jokinen (left), commander of the Finnish Air Force, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and Finland on Space Situational Awareness cooperation in Helsinki, Finland, Nov 4, 2019. The Memorandum of Understanding sets out the intention to exchange public space situational information between the United States and Finland. These agreements foster openness, predictability of space operations, and transparency for space domain awareness. (MoD of Finland photo by Finnish Air Force Public Affairs/Released)
USSPACECOM, Finnish Air Force sign Memorandum of Understanding between Finland and the US on space situational awareness cooperation
By U.S, Space Command Public Affairs | Nov. 4, 2019
Rear Adm. Marcus A. Hitchcock, U.S. Space Command plans and policy director, and Maj. Gen. Pasi

Gen. Jay Raymond (left), commander of Air Force Space Command, presents colors to U.S. Army BG Thomas James (right) to recognize the establishment of Joint Task Force Space Defense during a ceremony held at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., Oct. 21, 2019. Joint Task Force Space Defense will be commanded by James, who has served in space-related assignments for the past 19 years. (DoD photo by Patrick Morrow)
Formal Recognition of Joint Task Force-Space Defense Expands US Space Command’s Protect and Defend Mission
By U.S. Space Command Public Affairs | Oct. 22, 2019
Commander of U.S. Space Command, Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, along with BG Thomas L. James, recognized


General John W. "Jay" Raymond