Space Force

Vandenberg Air Force Base will get new name in ceremony Friday

Vandenberg Air Force Base will formally rename the installation to Vandenberg Space Force Base during a command ceremony on Friday.

Space National Guard could come soon, general tells House lawmakers

Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, told House lawmakers on Tuesday that the establishment of a Space National Guard is a top priority, as he and other service officials are fairly close to finalizing details to be sent to the Pentagon.

Space Force spouses grapple with the earthly challenges of military life

Space Force guardians, like other troops, spend time away from family, and the service is making efforts to support space spouses.

Air Force Research Laboratory is oriented to serve both Air and Space forces

When Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle took command of Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base last year, she outlined her top goals. Chief among those: Orienting AFRL to support not just the Air Force, but the new Space Force.

Biden taps former Pentagon acquisitions chief for Air Force secretary

Biden will nominate longtime Defense Department official Frank Kendall as the top civilian in charge of the Air Force and Space Force, the White House said in a statement announcing the president’s “intent to nominate” 11 individuals for top national security positions.

'We’re looked at as pioneers': New Space Force guardians from Yokota Air Base, Japan, will depart for other bases

The Space Force, established as a military service branch in December 2019, stood up a squadron at Kamp Kinser, Okinawa, in September — but it isn’t planning on stationing a dedicated unit in Tokyo, according to the Air Force.

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