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DAF leaders lock arms, present plan to reoptimize Air Force, Space Force > United States Space Force > Article Display

AURORA, Co. (AFNS) --  In a show of unity fueled by a sense of urgency, senior Department of the Air Force civilian and military leaders unveiled Feb. 12 a set of sweeping decisions designed to reoptimize the Air Force and Space Force to maintain preeminence, deter adversaries, and prevail in an era of Great Power Competition. The leaders – Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller performing the duties of the Under Secretary Kristyn Jones, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin, and Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman – outlined 24 specific decisions during a panel discussion at the AFA Warfare Symposium. The package of decisions, they said, will po...
DAF publishes revised dress, personal appearance instruction > United States Space Force > Article Display
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DAF publishes revised dress, personal appearance instruction > United States Space Force > Article Display

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --  The Department of the Air Force republished its dress and personal appearance instruction to simplify, clarify and amplify many changes for Airmen and Guardians serving world-wide.The revised DAFI 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Department of the Air Force Personnel, incorporates policy changes from the 102nd Air Force Uniform Board, incorporates all other guidance memorandums and features updated graphics for visual clarity.“We’ve reviewed the policy in whole to make certain we are communicating standards clearly, making it an easier tool for commanders, supervisors, Airmen and Guardians,” said Lt. Gen. Caroline Miller, deputy chief of staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services. “Revisions were made over a number of...
Saltzman outlines plan to reoptimize Space Force for Great Power Competition > United States Space Force > Article Display
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Saltzman outlines plan to reoptimize Space Force for Great Power Competition > United States Space Force > Article Display

AURORA, Colo. (AFNS) --  Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman spoke to Air & Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium attendees Feb. 13 about how the U.S. Space Force will reoptimize to meet today’s security challenges.On Feb. 12, the Department of the Air Force announced 24 key decisions to be implemented across the Space Force and Air Force to reoptimize for Great Power Competition. Saltzman added detail and context for why the Space Force-specific decisions are necessary for the service, and how they will affect the nation’s youngest and smallest military service. “I’m extremely proud of the Space Force and all the good it h...
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Remarks by CSO Gen. Chance Saltzman at the Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium > United States Space Force > Article Display

AURORA, Colo. (AFNS) --  As delivered by U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman on Feb. 13, 2024.Thank you, Doug, for that kind introduction. I’ve been told that its Fat Tuesday and your three biggest threats are hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Nearly as big a threat as China, China, China!And thanks to AFA for continuing to support the Department with events like these.Secretary Kendall, thank you for your continued leadership and vision in this time of accelerated change. Your unwavering commitment to the Space Force’s future has allowed us to stand up new missions and build new partnerships to Secure our Nation’s Interests In, From, and To Space.General Allvin, I could not have asked for a better partner in the Department, as you...
CSAF, CMSAF hold first all-call at Peterson SFB > United States Space Force > Article Display
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CSAF, CMSAF hold first all-call at Peterson SFB > United States Space Force > Article Display

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) --  Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin held an all-call during his first visit to Peterson Space Force Base, Feb. 23. This was the general’s first all-call since being appointed as chief of staff.Allvin is the senior uniformed Air Force officer and 23rd Air Force chief of staff.During his visit, Allvin discussed Great Power Competition and how Air Force leaders are implementing major changes centered on how they develop people, generate readiness, project power and develop integrated capabilities.“I do believe we are in a time of consequence and what we do matters,” Allvin said. “There has never been a time when it has been more important for us to have one Air Force and one mission. It’s going to take ev...