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Joint Task Force-Space Defense
Joint Task Force-Space Defense
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Command Senior Enlisted Leader
Commander's Strategic Vision
2023 U.S. Space Command Magazine
Space Capstone Publication
Commercial Integration Strategy Overview
Tenet Derived Responsible Behaviors in Space
Commercial and government partnerships essential for space innovation
Commercial and government partnerships essential...
Sep. 22, 2023
Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, joined the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy...
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JCO global welcomes NZDF
Sep. 21, 2023
Joint Task Force-Space Defense Commercial Operations Cell (JCO) welcomes the New Zealand Defence Force’s...
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JTF-SD commander attends inaugural NATO Space Op...
Sep. 19, 2023
U.S. Space Force Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, attends the inaugural...
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Department of Defense Releases Space Policy Revi...
Sep. 14, 2023
The Department of Defense recently released to Congress a combined response to the Fiscal Year 2022 NDAA...
CNGB visits JTF-SD
June 27, 2022
— U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Tom James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, hosts U.S. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colo., June 27, 2022. During the visit, Gen. Hokanson met with leaders from the JTF-SD to discuss its protect and defend mission in the space domain. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams) ...
JTF-SD celebrates the U.S. Army’s 247th Birthday
June 15, 2022
— U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Tom James, left, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander and U.S. Army Capt. Matthew Connell, JTF-SD space battle manager, cut a cake with a saber during the unit's celebration of the U.S. Army's 247th birthday, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, June 14, 2022. This year, the U.S. Army commemorated 247 years of service in...
JTF-SD members attend CMSAF Bass all call
June 10, 2022
— Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass poses for a photo with U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Maurice Erickson, left, 1st Sgt. for the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joan Jumaquio, center, JTF-SD manpower and personnel senior enlisted leader, and U.S. Space Force Technical Sgt. Andrea McLeod, JTF-SD noncommissioned officer in charge of training, exercises and futures, following an all-call June 10, 2022, at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The JTF-SD, in unified action with mission partners, deters aggression, defends capabilities, and defeats adversaries throughout the continuum of conflict. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)...
NSC space policy rep visits Space Command, JTF-SD
April 20, 2022
— Audrey Schaffer, Director for Space Policy at the National Security Council, visits with U.S. Space Command and Joint Task Force-Space Defense leaders during her visit to Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, April 7, 2022. From left, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Brook Leonard, USSPACECOM chief of staff, joins U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Tom James and U.S...
Leaders share Space Command missions with NASA administrator
April 19, 2022
— SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. John Shaw, U.S. Space Command deputy commander, hosts Pam Melroy, NASA deputy administrator, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, April 7, 2022. During the visit, Melroy met with leaders from USSPACECOM and Joint Task Force-Space Defense to discuss the command’s and its...
JTF-SD hosts Space Force CTIO
April 1, 2022
— SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Dr. Lisa Costa, the U.S. Space Force’s first permanent Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, signed the Joint Task Force-Space Defense’s board during her visit to the organization at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Apr. 1, 2022. During the visit, Costa and members of her team learned about the JTF-SD’s...
U.S. Space Command, JTF-SD host Senate Intelligence Committee congressmen
March 7, 2022
— U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. John Shaw, U.S. Space Command deputy commander, met with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and committee member, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), during their visit to Schriever Space Force Base March 4, 2022. The congressmen met with leaders from USSPACECOM and Joint Task Force-Space Defense to...
N/NC CSEL visits JTF-SD
February 25, 2022
— SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. James Porterfield, Command Senior Enlisted Leader for North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, visited with several Joint Task Force-Space Defense members to learn more about the organization's protect and defend mission at Schriever Space Force...
Navy selects JTF-SD member to be among first Maritime Space Officers
January 24, 2022
— The Navy selects 25 officers to be Maritime Space Officer, including Cmdr. Jason Elfe, Joint Task Force-Space Defense deputy chief of operations capabilities and integration section...
JTF-SD celebrates Space Force's 2nd birthday
December 21, 2021
— SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Joint Task Force-Space Defense Guardians prepare to the cut the cake during a ceremony in honor of the Space Force's second birthday at the National Space Defense Center on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 20, 2021. Pictured from left are Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, JTF-SD's deputy commander and...