• Army Gen. Dickinson Nominated to Become Deputy Commander of new U.S. Space Command

    Army Gen. Dickinson Nominated to Become Deputy Commander of new U.S. Space Command0

    Army Lt. Gen. James Dickinson has been nominated to become the deputy commander of the newly created U.S. Space Command, Defense News reported Tuesday. Dickinson, currently the commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command since 2017, will serve under Air Force Gen. John Raymond, who in June easily handled his Senate confirmation hearing and

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  • U.S. Space Command to Launch Within Weeks

    U.S. Space Command to Launch Within Weeks0

    The new U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) is expected to launch within weeks according to a top-ranking Pentagon official, Air Force Times reported Wednesday. Vice Adm. David Kriete, deputy commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), spoke with reporters saying the formal launch of the new command is only weeks away. “I think it’d probably be

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  • Senate Confirms Gen. John Raymond as U.S. Space Command Chief

    Senate Confirms Gen. John Raymond as U.S. Space Command Chief0

    The Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. John Raymond to become the commander the newly established U.S. Space Command, The Hill reported. Raymond, who currently serves as the commander of Air Force Space Command, will be performing a dual role for both the Air Force space mission and as the new chief of the separate

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  • Space Command Nominee Receives Positive Senate Reception, Pledges Seamless Transition of Commands

    Space Command Nominee Receives Positive Senate Reception, Pledges Seamless Transition of Commands0

    Air Force Gen. John Raymond, the administration’s nominee to lead the proposed space force, enjoyed a smooth Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday but warned lawmakers there would be substantial challenges ahead in forming the new command, The Hill reported. During his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing, Raymond, currently chief of the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air

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  • Air Force Formally Announces Space Command Base Finalists

    Air Force Formally Announces Space Command Base Finalists0

    The Air Force officially announced Tuesday it has finalized its list of six locations for the prospective headquarters of a new U.S. Space Command, according to press release. The official finalists include: Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.; Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base, Colo.; Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.; Redstone Arsenal, Ala.; Schriever Air Force Base,

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