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  • Air Force recruits future space professionals

    Air Force recruiters nationwide will launch future enlisted space professionals to Basic Military Training to fill Fiscal 2021 job opportunities.The Department of Defense’s newest military branch is relying on Air Force Recruiting Service to find America’s best and brightest to fill more than 300 enlisted positions next fiscal year. Competition for
  • Air Force Weapons School graduates first cadre of Space Warfighters

    Six enlisted Airmen made history Nov. 14, becoming the first cadre and graduates of the 1C6 Space Warfighter Advanced Instructor Course at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.
  • ‘Space Pitch Day’ yields innovative technologies and new partners for the Air Force

    Pitch Days are a combination of product expo and reality series where the most promising developers are selected from an initial review. That group then pitches their ideas live to a team of Air Force experts and defense partners for an opportunity to compete for on-the-spot contracts.
  • Air Force releases criteria for new Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal

    The new medal, established by then-Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, is part of a continuing effort to recognize U.S. Air Force military members in a non-deployed status who directly participated in a Department of Defense combat operation from a remote location.
  • Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space

    The top echelon of the United States’ civilian and military leadership offered unflinching assurances April 9, that America’s superiority in space will endure even as competition – and the stakes – for primacy intensify.
  • AFSPC assumes COMSATCOM procurement responsibility for DoD

    The Air Force Space Command commander assumed responsibility for procurement of commercial satellite communications services for the Department of Defense from the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency December 12. The move is in accordance with Section 1601(a) of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.
  • All-call details upcoming changes within space, cyberspace

    Col. Jennifer Grant, 50th Space Wing commander, hosted an all-call addressing future changes in the U.S. military toward space and cyberspace in the Building 300 auditorium at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 13.
  • 4th SOPS mobile team deploys

    A Low Profile Antenna waits to be loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III during the 4th Space Operations Squadron’s mobile deployment at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2018. The antenna enables communication to satellites. In an emergency contingency situation, it ensures continued military satellite communication operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)
  • NASA assigns crews to first test flights, missions on commercial spacecraft

    NASA introduced to the world on Friday the first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station – an endeavor that will return astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011.
  • 1st SOPS ops accepts ORS-5

    The 1st Space Operations Squadron accepted operational control of the Operationally Responsive Space-5 satellite system through United States Strategic Command during a ceremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, May 31.
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: Every Airman, beyond the space specialty, must understand the business of space superiority

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein emphasized the essential role Airmen have when it comes to space superiority during the 34th Space Symposium April 17, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Joint Force Space Component commander staff to move to Schriever AFB

    Air Force officials announced Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, as the preferred location for the Joint Force Space Component staff.
  • Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

    Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. April 17, 2018.
  • Space Aggressors support Red Flag 18-1

    Maj. Jake Parish, flight commander of operations with the 379th Space Range Squadron, listens to communications during the 527th Space Aggressors Squadron’s support of Exercise RED FLAG 18-1 operations at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 8, 2018. Red flag is the Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise, providing combat training in a degraded and operationally limited environment. The Airmen supported RF 18-1 through satellite communication signal replication to provide adversary effect. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)
  • National Space Defense Center transitions to 24/7 operations

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Less than a year after changing the name of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center to the National Space Defense Center, the NSDC transitioned to 24/7 operations on January 8, marking a significant step for the expanding, interagency team focused on protecting and defending the nation's critical space assets.
  • 310th OSS embraces new training opportunity, environment

    Promoting a positive learning environment is an important factor to consider when measuring student performance against teacher effectiveness. The 310th Operations Support Squadron, alongside the 50th OSS, are committed to achieving this goal together and managing total force integration.
  • 310th OSS embraces new training opportunity, environment

    Promoting a positive learning environment is an important factor to consider when measuring student performance against teacher effectiveness. The 310th Operations Support Squadron, alongside the 50th OSS, are committed to achieving this goal together and managing total force integration.
  • Reevaluating space - why Reservists are relevant

    At Schriever Air Force Base and across Air Force Space Command, active duty Airmen, civilian contractors and Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 310th Space Wing combat adversarial forces threatening U.S. and allied capabilities and services.
  • SECAF addresses air and space innovation

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of modernization and innovation in space during a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum in Washington D.C., Oct. 5, 2017.
  • 6th SOPS: Reserve space legacy continues

    During a recent visit to Peterson AFB, General John E. Hyten, Commander, United States Strategic Command, took time out to pay respects to his former troop, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Rayman, by officiating his retirement ceremony.
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