Infrastructure Readiness In The United States Space Force

The men and women of the US military have been protecting and defending the space domain for decades—well before the existence of the United States Space Force. Evolving threats in space drive the country to think differently about how we protect and defend that domain to ensure freedom of maneuver for future generations. Protection begins in facilities supported by robust infrastructure systems that house command and control nodes for space operators worldwide. USSF’s civil engineers have created new standards and are implementing them to measure and track readiness of the facilities and infrastructure directly supporting and inextricably linked to mission success in space.

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OTH Video Interview with Gen Jay Raymond, Commander Air Force Space Command

General Jay Raymond discusses space as a warfighting domain and what the historic Falcon Heavy launch means for the military

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Air Force Culture Is Impeding The Space Mission

The culture of the Air Force is defined from the mission statement; to fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace. Air has always been the first domain in the mission and the main focus of the Air Force. Considering this cultural mindset, the other two domains in the mission statement will not receive the attention they need until the culture is changed.

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The Future of Space Operations A Panel with Air Force Space Officers

OTH recently held a panel with two Air Force Space Officers; Maj Mathew “Broker” Beck, also a Space Weapons Officer,

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OTH Video: Interview with General William “Willie” Shelton (Retired)

Space is foundational to every military operation and yet we have not postured to adequately defend our satellites.

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