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By 1Lt Melissa Crisostomos, Space Operations Command
/ Published April 15, 2022
Space Operations Command 2021 Outstanding Space Warfighters of the Year
Space Operations Command has selected its Outstanding Space Warfighters of the Year for 2021 from across all Space Operations Command.
These Space Warfighters distinguished themselves above their peers through their leadership and strength of character. Each significantly contributed to the provision of resilient, defendable, and affordable space capabilities for the Department of the Air Force, Joint Force, and the Nation.
Also presented at the ceremony were the Space Operations Command Functional Awards, presented to the top teams and units across the command.
Linked here is the Annual Awards Program which includes individuals who were nominated: https://media.defense.gov/2022/Apr/08/2002973321/-1/-1/1/ANNUAL%20AWARDS%20PROGRAM_DIGITAL_220408.PDF
2021 Space Operations Command Outstanding Space Warfighters of the Year:
Outstanding Airmen of the Year Awards:
Guardians of the Year:
Field Grade Officer of the Year, from the 2d Space Operations Squadron, Space Delta 8, Schriever Space Force Base
Civilians of the Year
Civilian Category Two of the Year, from the Space Surveillance Squadron, Space Delta 2, Eglin Air Force Base
Civilian Category Four of the Year, from the 460th Civil Engineering Squadron, Buckley Garrison, Buckley Space Force Base
Space Operations Command Functional Awards:
Ivan A. Getting Award, from Delta 3, 5th Space Control Squadron
Space Power Projection Unit of the Year, from Thule AB
2nd Space Warning Squadron
Space Power Discipline Unit of the Year, Delta 4