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Vandenberg welcomes new 21st SOPS commander

Group photo of commanders

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Previous and present 21st Space Operations Squadron commanders pose with U.S. Space Force Col. Roy Rockwell, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations commander (left) and the squadron guidon at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, May 21, 2021. The 21st SOPS was activated Oct. 1, 1991 at Vandenberg AFB and has Geographically Separated Units around the globe. Left to right: U.S. Space Force Col. Roy Rockwell, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations commander; retired U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Wulfestieg, 21st SOPS commander 2011-2013; U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, 21st SOPS commander 2015-2017; U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Samuel Oppelaar, 21st SOPS commander 2019-2021; and U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Justin Roque, 21st SOPS commander. (Courtesy photo)

21 SOPS CoC

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – U.S. Space Force Col. Roy Rockwell, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations commander, left, passes the 21st Space Operations Squadron guidon to U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Justin Roque, DEL 6, 21st SOPS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, May 21, 2021,. The 21st SOPS provides and enables assured access to space-based systems through its operation of the Air Force Satellite Control Network. (Courtesy photo)

Rogue family picture

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Justin Roque, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations, 21st Space Operations Squadron commander, poses for a photo with his wife, Melissa and son, Xavier, following the 21st SOPS change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, May 21, 2021. Families are the backbone of the U.S. Space Force, providing strength, unity and support to Guardians and Airmen across the force. (Courtesy photo)

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Previous and present 21st Space Operations Squadron commanders pose with U.S. Space Force Col. Roy Rockwell, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations commander (left) and the squadron guidon at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, May 21, 2021. The 21st SOPS was activated Oct. 1, 1991 at Vandenberg AFB and has Geographically Separated Units around the globe. Left to right: U.S. Space Force Col. Roy Rockwell, Space Delta 6 – Cyberspace Operations commander; retired U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Wulfestieg, 21st SOPS commander 2011-2013; U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, 21st SOPS commander 2015-2017; U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Samuel Oppelaar, 21st SOPS commander 2019-2021; and U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Justin Roque, 21st SOPS commander. (Courtesy photo)
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