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DoD Officials Testify Before Senate Panel Over FCC Decision on Ligado Application

Officials with the Department of Defense (DoD) appeared Wednesday before the Senate Armed Service Committee to oppose the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) approval of Ligado’s application to use the L-band spectrum to field a 5G network, citing its potential risk to GPS networks, CNBC reported Wednesday.

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Gen. David Goldfein Works With Overseas Counterparts to Maintain F-35 Supply Chain Amid COVID-19

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Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said he has been in talks with his international counterparts to discuss ways on how to maintain the supply chain for the F-35 fighter jet program during the coronavirus pandemic, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday.

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Gen. John Raymond: Upcoming Space Force Report Seeks to Recommend Ways to Accelerate Acquisition Process

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Gen. John Raymond, chief of space operations within the U.S. Space Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the Space Force will submit to Congress in the next few days a report that would recommend changes on how the service should fund and acquire military space platforms, SpaceNews reported Tuesday.

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Space Force to Hold Small Ceremony for Roger Towberman’s Swearing-in

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The U.S. Space Force plans to conduct Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman's oath-taking as the top enlisted leader this Friday, Space News reported Thursday. Towberman, U.S. Space Command's top enlisted leader, has been tasked to fill the same role for USSF. He follows Gen. John Raymond, USSF's chief of space operations, who is the service branch's first officer.

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Space Force to Absorb Missions of 23 Air Force Units

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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.

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Gen. David Goldfein, Gen. Jay Raymond on Joint All-Domain C2 Network

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, and Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations, wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday on Defense News that the U.S. military should ensure continued superiority by developing a battle network designed to link weapons and warfighters operating from various domains.

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