Sept. 1, 2021

Kendall’s first trip highlights Air, Space Force roles in responding to China, strategic competitors

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall didn’t as much foreshadow his motivation as leader of the Air and Space Forces as broadcast it in large, bright neon letters. “We achieve deterrence by having a strong enough force that the potential enemy is afraid of us. That’s my job; to give you and all your teammates the things they need to send a message to China that going to war would be a really bad idea,” he said to Airmen and Guardians at a town hall Aug. 17 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Sept. 1, 2021

Cal Poly professors visit Vandenberg

Combined Force Space Component Command commander Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt (center) stands with professors from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, aerospace engineering department in front of the CFSCC headquarters building at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 30, 2021. The Cal Poly representatives, all of whom are

Aug. 26, 2021

Space Development Agency transitioning to Space Force

The Space Development Agency has already started the process of transitioning from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to the U.S. Space Force, the agency's director said.

Aug. 25, 2021

USSPACECOM attains Initial Operational Capability, commander says

The U.S. Space Command reached initial operational capability today and is on the path to meeting full operational capability in the near future, its commander said.

Aug. 25, 2021

Space Force’s operational commander describes history of space as a contested domain

Space Force’s operational command is nearing its “fighting weight,” concentrating more on space warfighting operations as other Space Force field commands stand up. Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Space Operations Command Commander, outlined SpOC's role as the USSF warfighting field command in a speech to the Satellite Industry Breakfast at the 36th Annual Space Symposium on Aug. 25.