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US Space Command to House Two Commands at Colorado, California

The U.S. Space Command is set to locate its two major command units at U.S. Air Force bases in Colorado and California, Space News reported Sunday. The command's Joint Task Force Space Defense unit will be stationed at the Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and is assigned to defend military satellites. 

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President Trump Nominates Air Force Gen. John Hyten as Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman

President Trump nominated Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, to serve as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Acting Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Patrick Shanahan announced Hyten’s nomination in a news release published Tuesday. Hyten started his military career in 1981 and held several leadership roles with the Air Force, including head of Air Force Space Command, director of space acquisition and cyber and space operations and requirements chief at Headquarters Air Force Space Command.

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Air Force’s Space Flag Training Exercise Seeks to Hone Warfighting Skills

The U.S. Air Force held an inaugural training exercise last month to help warfighters prepare for operations, problem-solving missions and potential space conflicts, Space News reported Wednesday. Phillip Swarts writes the Space Flag event is based on the Air Force’s annual four-part Red Flag exercise and trained airmen on how to manage different in-orbit scenarios. “Space Flag …

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