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News | April 4, 2024


U.S. Space Command

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard Alverez, U.S. Space Command deputy chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Joseph Matos III, Marine Corps Forces Space Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Cederholm, I Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. James McGrath, MARFORSPACE deputy commander, pose for a photo during a visit to USSPACECOM Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2, 2024. During their visit to USSPACECOM the two Marine leaders received several key briefs from USSPACECOM directorates to increase their understanding of the space domain and the unique relationship with the joint warfighter. USSPACECOM, working with Allies and Partners, plans, executes, and integrates military spacepower into multi-domain global operations in order to deter aggression, defend national interests, and when necessary, defeat threats (USSPACECOM photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner Jr.)