U.S. Space Command
Lt. Gen. Dickinson: Army has 'a very important role' in space operations.
PAI’s SSI will focus on creating a unified strategic approach to space rather than the balkanized chaos that exists today. The Pax Americana Institute is the only conservative think tank formally pursuing space research and providing solutio…
Raymond: “It’s no longer good enough just to have a satellite that can survive launch and can survive initial operations. You have to have a satellite that is defendable."
Army Brig. Gen. Thomas James will be the commander of Joint Task Force Space Defense.
At a White House ceremony Thursday, President Donald Trump officially reestablished U.S. Space Command as the Defense Department’s 11th unified combatant command.
Esper: 'I’m excited for tomorrow’s activation of the United States Space Command.'
As head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command since 2017, Dickinson has advocated for more training for troops about their dependence on space.
Gen. Mark Milley said he fully supports the establishment of a Space Force and rejects the criticism that the new branch is just an “added layer of bureaucracy.”
The Combined Forces Space Component Command at Vandenberg will be responsible to support military commanders with space services. The Joint Task Force Space Defense at Schriever will focus on protecting satellites.
Sen. Jack Reed: “An issue that will be paramount for both of you is Space Command’s relationship with the NRO."
Shanahan said the top priorities in DoD space reorganization are U.S. Space Command and the Space Development Agency.
Lawmakers have asked DoD to explain why a U.S. Space Command and a Space Force are needed at the same time.
During a recent conversation with a senior defense official about the changes coming to military space, he pointed out that under the proposed reorganization the lines of authority could become a little blurred.
In the last working week of the year, there is no slowing down in the Defense Department’s space reorganization. The White House has given the Pentagon the order to stand up a U.S. Space Command as a separate combatant command.