The Department of the Air Force has listed 23 Air Force organizations whose space missions will transition to the U.S. Space Force within the next three to six months.
Approximately 1,840 billets from across the 23 organizations will be moved to the Space Force under the transfer plan, which does not cover the physical transfer of units to a new geographic location, the service said Tuesday.
The units whose missions will transition to the Space Force include the 17th Test Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, 18th Intel Squadron at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio and the 25th Space Range Squadron at Schriever AFB in Colorado.
Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations at the Space Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, and Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force and fellow Wash100 recipient, will help implement the transfer plan as directed by Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett in accordance with the White House’s Space Policy Directive-4.
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