Oct. 13, 2021

NATO delegation visits CFSCC

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, Combined Force Space Component Command commander, hosted members from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Oct. 11, 2021.

Oct. 12, 2021

JTF-SD commander named Army’s first Space Operations 2-star

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Tom James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, was the first Army Space Operation officer to advance beyond the rank of brigadier general at a ceremony in Huntsville, Alabama, Aug. 10, 2021.

Oct. 7, 2021

JTF-SD, partners complete SDA demo

First Lt. Hannah Rached, 18th Space Control Squadron Operating Location-Colorado, completes a demonstration of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense’s ability to transmit tasks to Navy assets as part of its threat-focused space domain awareness mission at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, on Oct. 1, 2021.

Sept. 30, 2021

900 personnel moving to Space Force in FY22

The Space Force, working with the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, has selected 670 active-duty service members and 259 civilians to transfer into the Space Force during fiscal year 2022.

Sept. 28, 2021

Global missile defense from space got more affordable, DOD official says

The Defense Department hopes, within the decade, to have a meshed network of low Earth orbit satellites — linked together and to warfighters — providing real-time global awareness of missile threats and the ability to respond. However, that goal was once considered cost prohibitive, said the director of the Space Development Agency.