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US Space Force Stands up STAR Delta Provisional

26 Jul 2020, 19:02 UTC
US Space Force Stands up STAR Delta Provisional
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (U.S. Space Force PR) — The U.S. Space Force stood up a provisional Space Training and Readiness command at Peterson Air Force Base during a pre-recorded virtual ceremony today.

The stand-up of STAR Delta Provisional is a critical step to building a lean, agile and future-focused Space Force.

The Delta will be led by Col. Pete Flores and will serve as the parent organization for a number of education, training, test and evaluation units for the Space Force.

“Today we take action, an important and significant step, towards the development of a 21st century service purpose-built to achieve speed, agility and unity of effort,” said Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond in the video. “This ceremony highlights the most significant restructure of space units since the establishment of the Air Force Space Command in 1982.”

STAR Delta Provisional will serve as the precursor organization to the eventual Space Training and Readiness Command field command, or STARCOM. STARCOM will build lethality by developing combat-ready space forces and space warfighting capabilities in order to innovate and dominate in all domains – air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace. STAR Delta Provisional will serve as the interim ...

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