Tag Archives: U.S. Space Command

Maj. Gen. John Shaw Nominated to Lead Space Command

Maj. Gen. John Shaw

President Trump has nominated Maj. Gen. John Shaw, commander of the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) and the Space Operations Command, to serve as deputy commander at the U.S. Space Command. Shaw will elevate to the rank of lieutenant general once he receives confirmation from the Senate, the Department of Defense (DoD) said Thursday.

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US Space Command Aims to Broaden Mission Through Allied Partnerships

The U.S. Space Command are working with multiple allied nations at an operational command and control facility in efforts to secure the global space domain. USSPACECOM said Friday it maintains a strategic defense partnership with Australian, U.K. and Canadian allies through the Combined Space Operations Center.

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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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General John Raymond Nominated to Lead U.S. Space Command

Gen. John Raymond, commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, was nominated by President Trump to serve in the same position at the U.S. Space Command. Once confirmed, Raymond will help the command carry out joint space war fighting missions and maintain combat readiness as part of his new role, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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DoD Submits Space Force Proposal to Congress

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan submitted the department's strategy for establishing Space Force as a standalone military branch to Congress, Space News reported Thursday. The legislative proposal was emailed to the House and Senate  Appropriations defense subcommittees and the House and Senate Armed Services Committees.

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DoD Seeking $270M in FY 2020 Budget for Space Force HQ, Agency, Combatant Command

The Department of Defense is seeking $270M in funds for fiscal year 2020 to establish the Space Development Agency, U.S. Space Command and headquarters for the new Space Force, SpaceNews reported Monday. DoD will request $120M for the Space Development Agency, $84M for the new combatant command and $64M for the new headquarters, according to a draft memo obtained by the publication. 

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