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First Air Force achieves IOC as ‘Air Forces Space’ in support of United States Space Command > United States Space Force > News
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First Air Force achieves IOC as ‘Air Forces Space’ in support of United States Space Command > United States Space Force > News

TYNDALL AFB, Fla. -- The Department of Defense designated First Air Force as ‘Air Forces Space’ (AFSPACE), and the fifth service component to U.S. Space Command May 3.The change postures First Air Force to provide airpower expertise and advocacy in support of USSPACECOM’s mission to conduct operations in, from and to space while integrating spacepower into the support of First Air Force’s homeland defense mission.“As USSPACECOM continues to achieve key milestones towards reaching Full Operational Capability, the designation of AFSPACE and the realignment of Human Space Flight Support activities under AFSPACE demonstrates the rapid pace at which the command and components are moving to provide a safe and secure space environment,” said U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S....
USSF Space Test Enterprise Vision integrates test across capability lifecycles > United States Space Force > News
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USSF Space Test Enterprise Vision integrates test across capability lifecycles > United States Space Force > News

By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published May 10, 2022 ARLINGTON, Virginia (AFNS) -- The Space Force has released its Space Test Enterprise Vision to communicate the service’s intent and provide the amplifying guidance needed to execute the Space Force’s test and evaluation mission.    “The test vision and the associated test culture it portends are critical elements of the Guardian Ideal and our core values,” sai...
Guardian spouse named Military Spouse of the Year > United States Space Force > News
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Guardian spouse named Military Spouse of the Year > United States Space Force > News

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Sarah Streyder was recognized, during a ceremony May 5, as the Armed Forces Insurance Space Force Spouse of the Year and Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year for her advocacy and voting education efforts.Nominations for this award are made by both the military and civilian communities and honor military spouses from all branches of service for their important contributions and unwavering commitment to the military community and the nation.Streyder, who works as the Secure Families Initiative executive director, a military-serving nonprofit she founded, was nominated by a friend and colleague. She received the award after four rounds of advancement, which began in January."It's surprising and humbling," Streyder said. "I went into this excited...
Gun safes excluded from household goods weight allowance > United States Space Force > News
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Gun safes excluded from household goods weight allowance > United States Space Force > News

By Staff Sgt. Elora J. McCutcheon, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published May 06, 2022 ARLINGTON, Va. -- As of May 2022, the Joint Travel Regulation for servicemembers was updated to exclude the weight of gun safes from the total weight allowance of household goods in a permanent change of station.   As the number of accidental child injuries and deaths continue to rise, more and more incidents are attributed to un...