U.S. Military Satellite Communications Transferred to Space Force

It is the first time communication functions have been consolidated under one service.

The U.S. Army announced that they will be transferring some of their satellite operations to the Space Force this month. 500 people will be transferred to the Space Force Base to maintain and control the Department of Defense’s communication satellites. This is the first time America’s military communication satellites will be organized and operated under a single military service.

As the U.s. Space Force takes on more responsibility, the Army is not entirely exiting operations in the space realm. “Space is a joint team sport,” said Lt. General Daniel Karbler, head of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. “No longer will the space domain be untethered from air, sea, and land components. Each service with their unique mission sets must leverage the space domain and apply it to service-specific execution, command, and control.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Secretary Austin to seek God’s guidance as he heads the Department of Defense.
  • For Secretary Wormuth to have discernment as she leads the U.S. Army.
  • For wisdom for Chief Raymond as he oversees Space Force operations.

Sources: Military.com, SpaceNews


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