Dec. 11, 2020

Assistant commandant, other top USMC leaders get look at USSPACECOM capabilities

Gen. Gary Thomas, Assistant Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, visited Peterson Air Force Base and Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, on Dec. 10-11. During the stop, Thomas and a group of leaders from organizations across the Marine Corps visited with the U.S. Space Command command team, U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson and Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, and leaders of Joint Task Force-Space Defense, the National Space Defense Center and 527th Space Aggressors Squadron.

Dec. 11, 2020

From space traffic monitoring to human space flight rescue, Vandenberg units provide integral support to NASA missions

Since 1958, the Department of Defense has provided human space flight support to NASA. This legacy of partnership and support continues today, and has grown to include a wide joint and international military presence. At Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, the Combined Force Space Component Command and its subunit the Combined Space Operations Center provide a variety of support to NASA missions, while also exemplifying how partnering with other military services and allies can benefit all.

Dec. 1, 2020

COMMENTARY: Vandenberg’s multinational CSpOC team supports NASA’s space missions

I have had the privilege of working on two historic NASA missions over the past year, during which the United States launched astronauts into space from its own soil for the first time since 2011. Although these launches took place from a launch pad in Florida, my team’s participation in both launches took place from the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. This team of space experts from Vandenberg not only had Americans and Canadians like me on it, but a whole host of multinational partners as well.

Nov. 25, 2020

NSDC, space leaders host AWC seminar

The National Space Defense Center director joined several Schriever leaders to engage a small group of Air War College students and faculty Nov. 20.

Nov. 23, 2020

Shaw receives third star, transfers to Space Force

U.S. Space Command's incoming deputy commander was promoted to lieutenant general and officially transferred from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony Nov. 23, 2020, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.