The Defense Department is taking innovative and bold actions to ensure space superiority and secure the nation’s vital interests in space now and in the future.
Space Force Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. Thompson met with guardians and airmen during his visit to Space Systems Command at Los Angeles Air Force Base.
The seal for the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been redesigned to reflect the addition of the Space Force, the newest military service.
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.
The Defense Department hopes, within the decade, to have a meshed network of low Earth orbit satellites providing real-time global awareness of missile threats and the ability to respond.
Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John W. ''Jay'' Raymond used a list of achievements across the Space Force's brief history to illustrate how the nation’s newest military service is built for success at a time when the nation ''can no longer take space for granted.''
The newest branch of the armed forces, the U.S. Space Force organizes, trains and equips space warfighters to maintain and enhance military advantage in space.
U.S. Space Command conducts operations to and in space with joint U.S. forces, allies and partners to deter conflict, defeat aggression if necessary and defend vital U.S. interests.
To help ensure U.S. technological and military advantage, the Space Development Agency rapidly delivers new capabilities to increase warfighters’ lethality, maneuverability and survivability.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.