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  • 4th SOPS engages in Joint Airlift Exercise

    The 4th Space Operations Squadron from U.S. Space Force Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, conducted a contingency airlift exercise for the Mobile Constellation Control Stations system Sept. 14-15, 2022, on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.
  • Schriever SFB welcomes new space squadron, commander

    The 53rd Space Operations Squadron unfurled their colors during an activation ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, June 29, 2022. The activation of 53rd SOPS, assigned under Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, signified the transfer of the 53rd Signal Battalion from a U.S. Army unit to the newest space operation squadron in the U.S. Space Force.
  • The magic of GPS simplified

    Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 2nd SOPS, is responsible for GPS operations. They are a U.S. Space Force unit located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. A total of 170 Guardians, Airman and civilians make sure that the satellite constellation is operating properly 24/7.
  • DEL 8 leads GPS information, satellite communications in space

    From growing food to saving lives, Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare satellites are instrumental to billions of people around the globe. DEL 8 provides satellite-based communication and the world’s gold standard for positioning, navigation and timing signals, commonly known as GPS.
  • Faces of Space - Staff Sgt. Amos Hommel

    After working in the U.S. Air Force for 13 years, a person might question their motivation to continue and persevere. Staff Sgt. Amos Hommel, Delta 8 payload operations supervisor, has a simple answer to that question: family.
  • As the USSF celebrates its first birthday, Space Flag 21-1 concludes as its premier advanced training

    As the United States Space Force celebrates its first birthday on Dec. 20, the tenth iteration of Space Flag, SF 21-1, concludes successfully in Colorado Springs, Dec. 18.Aligned with the Chief of Space Operations Planning Guidance published earlier this year, Space Flag provides training beyond mission system awareness and offers participants the
  • GPS III SV04 Receives Operational Acceptance

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.--Global Positioning System III Space Vehicle (SV) 04 received United States Space Force’s Operational Acceptance approval on Dec. 1- marking yet another significant milestone for the GPS III program, Space and Missile Systems Center and USSF. It is the fourth GPS III satellite delivered into the operational constellation in the past 12 months and the second in the past three months. Additionally, this is the first GPS III vehicle delivered to the warfighter through an expedited satellite control authority transfer process, which cuts ten days off the previous operational acceptance timeline.
  • 73 Peterson-Schriever Garrison personnel ceremonially transferred to USSF

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond , ceremonially administered the oath of office and oath of enlistment to 73 officer and enlisted space professionals selected to transfer into the U.S. Space Force stationed at Peterson-Schriever Garrison via livestream during the Air Force Association’s virtual
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