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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.
  • Space Delta 8 gains new commander

    U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting, Commander of Space Operations Command, passes the Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communication and Navigation Warfare guidon to incoming DEL 8 commander, U.S. Space Force Col. David A. Pheasant, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, July 7, 2022. Pheasant assumed command from outgoing DEL 8 commander, U.S. Space Force Col. Matthew E. Holston. DEL 8 provides satellite-based communication and the world’s gold standard for positioning, navigation and timing signals, commonly known as GPS. (U.S. Space Force Photo by Lekendrick Stallworth)
  • Learning to lead

    Members from Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 4th Space Operations Squadron, have been breaking barriers in a new space training initiative at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. The new training was critical to the success of operations and protection of the wideband and protected Military Satellite Communication system. The squadron experienced an 80% turnover of their cyber personnel this past year. This occurred as the U.S. Space Force focused on moving Guardians to new units, as well as moving Airmen back to U.S. Air force units.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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