Joint Task Force-Space DefenseJoint Task Force–Space Defense, in unified action with mission partners, deters aggression, defends capabilities, and defeats adversaries throughout the continuum of conflict.

JTF-SD is located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado.

Joint Task Force-Space Defense News
Jan. 30, 2023

USSPACECOM Commander, CSEL host town hall for JTF-SD

U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks to members of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense during a town hall at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 17, 2023. Dickinson discussed the competitive and contested space

Jan. 27, 2023

JTF-SD Commander, CSEL host first town hall

U.S. Space Force Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, commander of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, speaks during a town hall at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 20, 2023. Bythewood discussed his priorities, expanded on the future trajectory of

Jan. 26, 2023

SBD 1 Chaplain's office brings GO TEAM therapy dogs to JTF-SD

U.S. Air Force Capt. Barry Kemp, Space Base Delta 1 Chaplain, and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kion Shaw, senior enlisted leader for the National Space Defense Center, interact with GO TEAM handler-dog teams at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado,

Jan. 6, 2023

MOD personnel at NRO visit NSDC

From left, U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Jeramey Conley, command senior enlisted leader of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, Aimee Robinson, principal deputy director of the Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) at the National Reconnaissance
U.S. Space Command News
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks with French Air and Space Force Gen. Phillipe Lavigne, NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation (SAC-T), following a briefing at USSPACECOM headquarters, Feb. 3, 2023. NATO’s SAC-T is responsible for leading the warfare development of NATO military structures, forces, capabilities, and doctrines. Members of USSPACECOM conducted space threat, space operations, space plans/policy, and commercial space briefings with the visiting members of SAC-T. USSPACECOM, in collaboration with mission partners like NATO, continues to provide space domain awareness for warning, assessment, and attribution.
USSPACECOM hosts NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation
By Staff Report | Feb. 3, 2023
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, hosts French Air and Space Force Gen. Phillipe Lavigne, NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation (SAC-T), during an engagement at USSPACECOM headquarters,...

U.S. Space Command deputy commander Lt. Gen. John Shaw recently delivered a keynote address at the National Security Space Association’s 2023 Defense and Industry Space Conference on Jan. 24, 2023. In his remarks and responses during the fireside chat that followed, Shaw reflected on the operational constraints presented by the command's astrographic Area of Responsibility and the opportunity for commercial industry to participate in the development of future space systems and architectures with greater maneuverability and resiliency.
Shaw discusses the need for Dynamic Space Operations at the National Security Space Association’s 2023 Defense and Industry Space Conference
By Staff Report | Feb. 2, 2023
U.S. Space Command deputy commander Lt. Gen. John Shaw recently delivered a keynote address at the National Security Space Association’s 2023 Defense and Industry Space Conference on Jan. 24, 2023...

U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks to members of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense during a town hall at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 17, 2023. Dickinson discussed the competitive and contested space domain and the important role that USSPACECOM and its functional component commands play in every combatant command across the globe. The JTF-SD was formed as a functional component command under U.S. Space Command Aug. 29, 2019. The JTF-SD’s mission is, in unified action with mission partners, to deter aggression, defend capabilities and defeat adversaries throughout the continuum of conflict in order to maintain space superiority in the USSPACECOM area of responsibility. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)
USSPACECOM Commander, CSEL host town hall for JTF-SD
By Ms. Bridget Bonnette | Jan. 30, 2023
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks to members of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense during a town hall at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 17, 2023. Dickinson discussed the...

Royal Canadian Air Force Commander Lieutenant-General Eric Kenny, RCAF Command Chief Warrant Officer John Hall, Brigadier-General Mike Adamson, Director General - Space, 3 Canadian Space Division and CWO Debbie Martens, Chief Warrant Officer of 3 CSD and Ottawa-based United States military personnel welcome General James Dickinson, Commander, United States Space Command, Maj. Gen. Michael Morrissey, Director USSPACECOM's Strategy Plans and Policy Directorate, MGySgt Scott Stalker, Command Senior Enlisted Leader, and other USSPACECOM counterparts to attend bilateral meetings at the Canadian National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 25, 2023. USSPACECOM utilizes security cooperation efforts to prioritize coordination with a growing network of allies and partners that are committed to shared interests in space vital to everyday life for billions around the world.
USSPACECOM Leaders Broaden Partnership in Visit to Canada
By Staff Report | Jan. 27, 2023
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, and USSPACECOM’s Senior Enlisted Leader Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker visited Canada Jan. 24 to 26, 2023 to discuss the United States’ long-standing alliance...

U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, greets French Vice Chief of Defence Gen. Eric Autellet during a visit to USSPACECOM headquarters Jan. 17, 2023, at Peterson Space Force Base. Autellet began his visit by conducting a space threat briefing with Dickinson, in which the two reaffirmed the importance of a combined effort in space to deter aggression. USSPACECOM anticipates greater opportunities with France over the next decade as French Space Command advances toward Fully Mission Capable status, and as France fulfills its new role as the host for NATO’s newest Center of Excellence for Space.
USSPACECOM Hosts French Vice Chief of Defence
By Staff Report | Jan. 19, 2023
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, hosted French Vice Chief of Defence Gen. Eric Autellet during a visit to USSPACECOM headquarters Jan. 17, 2023...

U.S. Space Command command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Marine Corps Master gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, speaks about the importance of a service branch’s distinct culture during the Space Force Delta 8's Professional Development Discussion event at Schriever Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Jan. 12, 2023. Master Gunnery Sgt. Stalker highlighted the unique opportunity for Guardians as members of the Joint Force’s newest military branch to create a foundation that shapes the Space Force’s culture. He encouraged Guardians to build an identity that embraces team building, fosters mutual trust, and advocates for space education across the Joint Force.
CSEL Highlights Service Culture
By Staff Report | Jan. 13, 2023
U.S. Space Command command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Marine Corps Master gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, speaks about the importance of a service branch’s distinct culture during the Space Force Delta 8's Professional...

U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) commander, speaks to members of the 533rd Training Squadron at the Space Delta 1 auditorium on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023. The 533 TRS provides the technical training for space operators going into the U.S. Space Force and is a pipeline into three Space Force Warfighter areas of expertise – Orbital Warfare, Space Battle Management and Electronic Warfare. USSPACECOM conducts operations in, from, and to space to deter conflict, and if necessary, defeat aggression, deliver space combat power for the Joint and Combined force, and defend U.S. vital interests with allies and partners. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
Dickinson, Stalker lead USSPACECOM visit to Vandenberg
By Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman | Jan. 6, 2023
U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) commander, speaks to members of the 533rd Training Squadron at the Space Delta 1 auditorium on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023. The...

Members of the 392d Combat Training Squadron stand with SPACE FLAG 23-1 participants for a group photo at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 5, 2022.  SPACE FLAG 23-1 ran from Dec. 5-16 and was the third Coalition SPACE FLAG and the 16th iteration of the SPACE FLAG exercise series. 23-1 was the first in the SPACE FLAG program to exercise combat tactics in a U.S. European Command scenario. (U.S. Space Force photo by Judi Tomich)
392d CTS completes its first USEUCOM-focused SPACE FLAG exercise
By Space Training and Readiness Command Public Affairs | Dec. 19, 2022
The 392d Combat Training Squadron under Delta 1, Space Training and Readiness Command, completed SPACE FLAG 23-1, which provided combat training to both U.S. and Coalition forces.SPACE FLAG 23-1 ran from Dec. 5-16 and was the...