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Space Warfighter Talk Interview with Lt. General David Miller, Jr.  

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Lt General David “Rock” Miller, Jr. became the second ever commander of United States Space Force Space Operations Command (SpOC) on Jan 9, 2024. In an exclusive Space Warfighter Talk interview, SFA had the privilege of sitting down with Lt Gen Miller, the newly appointed Space Operations Command (SpOC) commander, a pivotal element of the … Continued

SFA President Bill Woolf moderates Webinar on Collaborative Endeavors of Quadrilateral Space Force

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Delve into the insights from a crucial webinar that underscores the evolving partnership, mutual security, and technological strides achieved through public-private cooperation in the space domain. Uncover the shared endeavors to ensure peace, prosperity, and stability in space, and witness how like-minded nations and their commercial counterparts inspire each other’s growth and innovation.

A Strategic Imperative For Space Superiority: Responsive Spacelift

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In the space domain, the United States Space Force must recognize the need for rapid reconstitution and augmentation of space-based capabilities to maintain an advantage. This article explores the concept of the OODA Loop and its application in space operations, the challenges of responsive spacelift, and the importance of proactive on-orbit reconstitution. It also delves into a brief historical perspective of launch systems, the future considerations for operability and resiliency, and why rapid force reconstitution in space should be a critical national priority.

Cultivating the Guardian Spirit of Mission Command

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Culture is inevitable. It will develop whether we make it a focus or not; therefore, we must be intentional. An organization’s culture is a collection of normalized values, expectations, and behaviors dictated by the unit’s roles and responsibilities. Culture shapes how we execute the mission. The U.S. Space Force’s culture is under construction. Our senior leaders are prioritizing its development as we look to advance our lethality through more creative leadership approaches like mission command.

392d Combat Training Squadron Meets CSO’s Intent with Expanded Exercise Program

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The 392d Combat Training Squadron is revolutionizing space combat training with purpose-built exercises designed to improve readiness. By tailoring agile training programs and hosting small force exercises in distributed Space Battle Laboratories, the squadron is driving the number of exercises from two events in 2021 to over 90 per year in 2023. With two brand-new service-level exercises already established and plans for two more in the works, the Guardians of the 392d Combat Training Squadron are leading the way in preparing space warfighters to win.

Thirty-six General Officer Billets Needed to build the Space Force Leadership Bench

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The USSF was established to ensure the space domain received the attention it deserves as one of the most critical warfighting domains. As technology continues to progress, all military services rely on not only the connectivity the space domain provides, but also the offensive and defensive options needed to ensure freedom of action in the domain. With this overwhelming reliance, it is time to examine current general officer billets across the services to right size the leadership needs of the newest branch of the military.