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STARCOM executes first JNTC-accredited, largest SPACE FLAG exercise ever > United States Space Force > News
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STARCOM executes first JNTC-accredited, largest SPACE FLAG exercise ever > United States Space Force > News

By Space Training and Readiness Command Public Affairs / Published August 22, 2022 SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Space Training and Readiness Command completed its first exercise iteration of SPACE FLAG (SPACE FLAG 22-3) since being accredited by the Joint Staff as a Joint National Training Capability.   SPACE FLAG is the first Department of Defense space exercise to receive JNTC-accreditation, joining the likes of the U.S. Air Force’s Red Flag and Green Flag exercises, as well as the U.S. Army’s Joint Warfighter Assessment and the U.S. Navy’s Fleet Synthetic Training.   SPACE FLAG 22-3, which ...
25th SecAF portrait unveiled during ceremony at Pentagon > United States Space Force > News
Space Force

25th SecAF portrait unveiled during ceremony at Pentagon > United States Space Force > News

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The official portrait of former Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, who also previously served as the U.S. ambassador to Finland, was unveiled in the Pentagon Auditorium, May 13, during a tribute to the stateswomen who led the Department of the Air Force from 2019 to 2021.Current Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, who hosted the event, touched on Barrett’s legacy of guiding the Department of the Air Force through numerous challenges and achievements.“In addition to starting a whole new service, which is a full-time job by itself, Ambassador Barrett led numerous modernization efforts during her tenure,” Kendall said, who later directly addressed his predecessor. “I hope that you can see how your work increased the capabilities of t...
DAF leaders testify before Senate Appropriations Committee > United States Space Force > News
Space Force

DAF leaders testify before Senate Appropriations Committee > United States Space Force > News

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Department of the Air Force senior leaders testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense regarding the Fiscal Year 2023 Air and Space Forces budget at the Dirksen Senate Office Building May 17. The $194 billion budget request presented by Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., aims to modernize the services to counter strategic competitors around the globe. “Our budget submission provides a balance between the capabilities we need today and investments in the transformation required to address emerging threats,” Kendall said. “Our Fiscal Year ‘23 budget represents a significant early step in the transformatio...