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Brig. Gen. Pamela J. Lincoln, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and Joint Functional Component Command for Space, was promoted to major general during a ceremony July 10, 2017 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released) Top 14 AF reservist earns second star
Brig. Gen. Pamela J. Lincoln, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and Joint Functional Component Command for Space, was promoted to major general during a ceremony July 10, 2017 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released)
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Default Air Force Logo JFCC Space concludes Exercise Global Lightning 17
The Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space) concluded its participation in Exercise Global Lightning 17, an annual command and control exercise, Feb. 16.U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), in coordination with other combatant commands, appropriate U.S. government agencies and international allies, conducted the annual command and
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2017
Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, commander, Air Force Space Command and Chief Master Sgt. Brendan Criswell, AFSPC Command Chief, share breakfast with enlisted Airmen from 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) during a visit Jan. 26, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.  14th AF is responsible for the organization, training, equipping, command and control, and employment of Air Force space forces to support operational plans and missions for U.S. Combatant Commanders and Air Component Commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released) Fourteenth Air Force provides updates to AFSPC commander on key JSpOC Initiatives
The men and women of 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) met with and briefed Gen. Jay Raymond, the commander of Air Force Space Command, during his visit here Jan. 26. 14th AF is responsible for the organization, training, equipping, command and control, and employment of Air Force space forces to support operational plans and missions for U.S.
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Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, shares information about Vandenberg with Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, during an aerial tour, Jan. 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert J. Volio/Released) Air Force Chief of Staff visits Vandenberg
Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, recently visited VAFB to meet with base personnel and visit a portion of the Air Force Space Enterprise, Jan. 29 through 30. Gen. Goldfein began his visit at the Joint Space Operations Center, the operational command and control center for space which allows the Joint Functional Component Commander
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Staff Sgt. Brandon Beaty, a Client Systems Technician for the 614th Air and Space Communication Squadron, was recently selected to commission through the highly-selective Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program – Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. SLECP-A is a unique Air Force incentive commissioning program wherein senior leaders personally select members to commission based upon a number of factors, to include academic background and goals, performance as an enlisted member, personal character and core values and recommendations from leadership. (Courtesy photo) Vandenberg NCO selected for commissioning
Staff Sgt. Brandon Beaty, a Client Systems Technician for the 614th Air and Space Communication Squadron, was recently selected to commission through the highly-selective Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program – Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. SLECP-A is a unique Air Force incentive commissioning program wherein senior leaders
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Col. Michael Manor, commander, 614th Air Operations Center and Joint Space Operations Center Director, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Nicole Petrucci, commander, 614th Combat Training Squadron, during an activation ceremony Dec. 16, 2016 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.  As a new squadron under the 614th AOC, the 614th CTS will provide advanced training enabling the implementation and sustainment of Space Training Transformation and Space Mission Force initiatives and constructs across the unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released) New squadron, 614th CTS, activates at Vandenberg
The 614th Combat Training Squadron, a new unit assigned to the 614th Air Operations Center, was activated during a ceremony, here, Dec. 16. The 614th CTS was created in order to implement and sustain enterprise-wide changes under the Space training Transformation and Space Mission Force constructs. It will enable the 614th AOC, as the primary
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2016
Default Air Force Logo JFCC Space completes Exercise Global Thunder 17
The Joint Functional Component Command for Space completed participating in Exercise Global Thunder 17, an annual command post and field training exercise, Oct. 31.U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), in coordination with U.S. and partner nation government agencies, conducted the exercise, which began Oct. 24, to train USSTRATCOM forces and assess
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2016
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford (left) attaches the Joint Meritorious Unit Award streamer on the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) guidon during a change of command ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Nov. 3, 2016. The award was presented to USSTRATCOM and its components, who distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service from Nov. 16, 2013, to Nov. 3, 2016. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter presided over the change of command and thanked Adm. Cecil D. Haney (right), outgoing USSTRATCOM commander, for his service. He also congratulated Gen. John E. Hyten on his appointment as the new USSTRATCOM commander. Also pictured is USSTRATCOM Senior Enlisted Leader Chief Master Sgt. Patrick F. McMahon (center). Hyten previously served as commander of Air Force Space Command, and Haney will retire from active military duty during a separate ceremony in January. One of nine DoD unified combatant commands, USSTRATCOM has global strategic missions assigned through the Unified Command Plan that include strategic deterrence; space operations; cyberspace operations; joint electronic warfare; global strike; missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; combating weapons of mass destruction; and analysis and targeting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Lovelady) U.S. Strategic Command welcomes Hyten as new commander
Gen. John E. Hyten assumed command of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) from Adm. Cecil D. Haney during a change of command ceremony here, Nov. 3. Hyten previously served as commander of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., from Aug. 2014 to Oct. 2016. While there, he was responsible for organizing, equipping,
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Joint Space Operations Center tracks reentry over California
U.S. Strategic Command's Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space), through the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), removed a Chinese CZ-7 rocket body from the U.S. satellite catalog as a decayed object after it reentered the atmosphere July 27, 2016, over North America (vicinity California) at approximately 9:36 p.m. PDT (12:36
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Airmen of the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) monitor computer systems designed to detect, track, and identify all artificial objects in Earth's orbit at Vandenberg AFB, Calif, Sept. 27, 2014. Its mission is to provide a focal point for the operational employment of worldwide joint space forces and enable the commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Space to integrate space power into global military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey) JFCC Space concludes Exercise Global Lightning 16
Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command's space component, concluded Exercise GLOBAL LIGHTNING 16, April 28.The command and control exercise, which began April 23, is conducted annually to train Department of Defense forces, assess joint operational readiness and validate the command's ability to identify and mitigate
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