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Space Delta 12 recognition ceremony

Commander gives speech during a ceremony

U.S. Space Force Col. Peter Flores, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation commander, gives a speech at the DEL 12 squadron activation and realignment ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. During the ceremony, two squadrons were redesignated and three squadrons were activated and aligned under DEL 12. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Service members stand at attention during ceremony

U.S. Space Force Col. Peter Flores, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation commander, left, U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Anna Gunn-Golkin, DEL 12, 3rd Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, middle, and U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Charles Apodaca, DEL 12 senior enlisted leader, right, stand at attention during the redesignation and realignment of the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron to the 3rd Test and Evaluation Squadron at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. The 3rd TES is responsible for independent testing of U.S. Space Force orbital warfare mission area capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Commander unfurls old squadron flag during ceremony

U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Christopher McLeod, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation, 17th Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, ceremoniously furls the 17th Test Squadron flag during the redesignation and realignment of the 17th TS to the 17th TES at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. The 17th TES is responsible for independent testing of U.S. Space Force spectrum mission area capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Commander hands off guidon during assumption of command ceremony

U.S. Space Force Col. Peter Flores, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation commander, left, passes the guidon to U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Ross Conrad, DEL 12, 1st Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, during the assumption of command ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. The 1st TES is responsible for independent testing of USSF command and control mission area capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Commander hands off guidon during assumption of command ceremony

U.S. Space Force Col. Peter Flores, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation commander, left, passes the guidon to U.S. Space Force Col. Ryan Caulk, DEL 12, 4th Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, during the assumption of command ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. The squadron is charged with testing Space Force spectrum mission area capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Commander unfurling new squadron flag

U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Jonathon R. Noonan, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation, 12th Delta Operations Squadron commander, unfurls the new squadron flag during the DEL 12 squadron activation and realignment ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. The squadron is charged with leading the Delta staff and efficiently managing cross-functioning processes across the entire Delta. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Space Force Col. Peter Flores, Space Delta 12 – Test and Evaluation commander, gives a speech at the DEL 12 squadron activation and realignment ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. During the ceremony, two squadrons were redesignated and three squadrons were activated and aligned under DEL 12. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)
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