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Gen. John Raymond: Air Force to Appoint a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations

The U.S. Air Force will open a three-star Air Staff position to help increase the visibility of space-related matters within the Defense Department, Defense News reported Tuesday. Valerie Insinna writes the selected candidate will act as a space advocate tasked to spread awareness on the needs of space operators and help drive a cultural change across the …

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Gen. John Hyten Assumes Top Post at Air Force Space Command

Gen. John Hyten, former vice commander of the Air Force Space Command, has assumed the post of AFSPC commander to succeed Gen. William Shelton, who will retire by the end of this month. AFSPC said Aug. 21 that Hyten will manage the space and cyberspace capabilities of the U.S. Strategic Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, among other U.S. combatant …

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