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Space Force

10th FDS activates, enhances Delta 10 mission > United States Space Force > Article Display
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10th FDS activates, enhances Delta 10 mission > United States Space Force > Article Display

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) --  Space Delta 10 activated the 10th Force Development Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, June 6.Col. Jack D. Fulmer II, Delta 10 commander, officiated the ceremony with Lt. Col. Amber Dawson taking command of the squadron.The 10th FDS is one of four units that constitute Delta 10 and focuses on providing warfighters with the necessary doctrine to conduct the “fight tonight.” The 10th FDS not only produces Space Force doctrine, but it also codifies service tactics and plays a pivotal role in Space Force concept development to posture Space Force forces and designated joint and allied partners to prevail in a contested, degraded, operationally limited and ...
Department of the Air Force launches NIPRGPT > United States Space Force > Article Display
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Department of the Air Force launches NIPRGPT > United States Space Force > Article Display

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --  As part of its ongoing modernization efforts, the Department of the Air Force chief information officer, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory, is accelerating initiatives to provide Guardians, Airmen, civilian employees, and contractors the ability to responsibly experiment with Generative AI, with adequate safeguards in place.DAF senior leaders are focused on maximizing competitive advantage, recognizing that Airmen and Guardians need advanced technologies at the speed of relevance. To that end, the DAF is launching NIPRGPT, an experimental bridge to leverage GenAI on the Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network while continuing to explore maturing industry solutions.“Our recent GenAI Roundtables with...
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Readout of Jones’ bilateral engagements in Australia > United States Space Force > Article Display

CANBERRA, Australia (AFNS) --  The Honorable Kristyn Jones, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, traveled to Australia May 25 to June 4 for a visit that included a series of bilateral engagements centered on the continued strength of the “Unbreakable Alliance” between the United States and Australia.Jones met with Chris Deeble, Deputy Secretary of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Australian Department of Defence; Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist; Sheridan Kearnan, First Assistant Secretary Strategic Policy; Air Marshal Robert Chipman, Chief of Air Force; and Maj. Gen. Gregory Novak, Commander, Defence Space Command.During these engagements, the leaders discussed their shared commitment to c...
5th SOPS activates, bolsters Space Delta 9 objectives > United States Space Force > Article Display
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5th SOPS activates, bolsters Space Delta 9 objectives > United States Space Force > Article Display

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  The 5th Space Operations Squadron unfurled their colors during an activation ceremony on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, June 3.The ceremony signified the inactivation of Delta 9’s Detachment 1 and the activation of the 5th SOPS which oversees operations of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, an experimental program designed to demonstrate technologies for a reliable, reusable, unmanned space test platform for the U.S. Space Force.To begin the ceremony, Maj. Eric Wilson, Det. 1 commander, was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his exceptional conduct as commander. Wilson highlighted the promising future of the 5th SOPS under the command of Lt. Col. Latasha Spear. ...
Delta 12 welcomes new commander > United States Space Force > Article Display
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Delta 12 welcomes new commander > United States Space Force > Article Display

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) --  Space Delta 12 welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, May 31.U.S. Space Force Col. Sacha Tomlinson succeeded U.S. Space Force Col. E. Lincoln Bonner during the ceremony, which was officiated by Space Training and Readiness Command commander, Maj. Gen. Tim Sejba.A 1992 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Tomlinson enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1993, serving nearly six years as a biomedical equipment technician. She commissioned through Officer Training School and completed Undergraduate Space and Missile Training in 1999. Throughout her more than 30-year career, Tomlinson has served in a variety of positions, including assignments as a space sur...