Sept. 21, 2021

Navy establishes Maritime Space Officer designator for joint warfighting effort

U.S. Space Command is focused on building the command to compete and win, as it heads into its third year as America’s 11th Combatant Command. A huge part of that focus is to ensure space warfighters from each service have the technical knowledge and tactical acumen to integrate into the full range of joint space capabilities. Each service brings unique talents to the Joint Force, and most recently, the U.S. Navy announced the establishment of the Maritime Space Officer designator.

Sept. 15, 2021

USSPACECOM, JTF-SD host 7th Fleet commander

Rear Adm. Michael Bernacchi, U.S. Space Command director of Strategy, Plans and Policy; and Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, Joint Task Force-Space Defense deputy commander, hosted Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, 7th Fleet commander, Sept. 13 at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. During the visit, leaders provided their respective mission briefs as the

Sept. 10, 2021

Runners honor 'Mose,' other fallen service members

The Colorado Run for the fallen took participants through Peterson Space Force Base on Sept. 10. Runners, including some from U.S. Space Command's Joint Task Force-Space Defense, honored 115 fallen service members along the route. One of those was U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Harold "Mose" Mosely II, who was assigned to then-Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, at the time of his death in November 2018.

Sept. 9, 2021

Conference highlights NATO air, space power

The Joint Air Power Competence Center hosted its annual conference convening the NATO airpower community at Essen, Germany.

Sept. 8, 2021

Hicks says DOD to link strategy, capabilities to meet China challenge

DOD prioritizes China as its long-term pacing challenge because of its increased military confidence, willingness to take risks and China's adoption of a coercive and aggressive approach to the Indo-Pacific region, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said.