• JTF-SD Sailors transfer to Space Force

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Master Sgt. Lance Thibault, National Space Defense Center senior enlisted leader, speaks on the importance of the pending transfer of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Lindsey Conley and Samantha Stafford to the Space Force during a ceremony at the NSDC on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 1, 2021.
  • JTF-SD Wins Inaugural Space Turkey Bowl

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Space Command and Joint Task Force-Space Defense teams took to the field for the organization’s inaugural Space Turkey Bowl Nov. 19, 2021, at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The effort is part of a time-honored tradition held at bases around the world near the Thanksgiving holiday. JTF-SD secured the
  • JTF-SD discusses protect, defend mission with Strategic Capabilities Office leaders

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Joint Task Force-Space Defense leaders host Jay Dryer, Director, Strategic Capabilities Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Brent Andberg, Portfolio Leader, SCO Special and Enabling Capabilities, and Thomas Ainsworth, Program Manager, SCO Space Portfolio, at the National Space Defense Center, Schriever
  • JTF-SD awards space domain awareness contract via marketplace

    JTF-SD increased space domain awareness capability via SDA marketplace contract.
  • USSPACECOM, JTF-SD brief Dr. Kahl on protect, defend missions

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons, Joint Task Force-Space Defense Command Senior Enlisted leader, briefs Dr. Colin Kahl, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, on the JTF-SD heritage room at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Nov. 2, 2021. The heritage room highlights the organization's establishment ceremony
  • JTF-SD recognizes two years of operations, wins

    Joint Task Force-Space Defense recognizes two years since its establishment ceremony.
  • JTF-SD commander named Army’s first Space Operations 2-star

    U.S. Army general is first space operations officer to reach the rank of major general.
  • JTF-SD, partners complete SDA demo

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo.--First Lt. Hannah Rached, 18th Space Control Squadron Operating Location-Colorado, completes a demonstration of the Joint Task Force-Space Defense’s ability to transmit tasks to Navy assets as part of its threat-focused space domain awareness mission at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Oct. 1, 2021. This
  • JTF-SD celebrates AF 74th birthday

    Staff Sgt. Stephen Ashley, Joint Task Force-Space Defense cyberspace and enterprise division technician, and Lt. Col. Keith Wilson, JTF-SD assistant director of intelligence, ceremonially cut the cake during the organization's celebration of the Air Force's 74th birthday. "Today we remember the proud heritage of the Air Force dating back to the
  • USSPACECOM, JTF-SD host 7th Fleet commander

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Rear Admiral Michael Bernacchi, U.S. Space Command director of Strategy, Plans and Policy, and Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, Joint Task Force-Space Defense deputy commander, hosted Vice Admiral Karl Thomas, 7th Fleet commander, at Schriever Space Force Base, Sept. 13, 2021. During the visit, leaders provided
  • Runners honor "Mose," other fallen service members

    PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo.-- Participants in the Run for the Fallen event present colors during the 23rd mile marker reading on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 10, 2021. The 23rd mile was ran in honor of fallen service members including Senior Master Sgt. Harold "Mose" Mosley, II. who is the namesake of the National Space Defense
  • USSPACECOM, JTF-SD host DoD Delegation

    SCHRIEVER SFB, Colo. - Department of Defense Delegation members pose for a group photo during their visit to Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2021. During their visit, attendees learned about some of the installation's space capabilities and missions including the Joint Task Force-Space Defense in support of the nation's newest
  • JTF-SD hosts Senate Committee representatives

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, Joint Task Force-Space Defense deputy commander; Maj. Gen. Brook Leonard, U.S. Space Command chief of staff and Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons, JTF-SD command senior enlisted leader, welcome Frank Garcia, Jen Barrett, Matt Pylypciw and Jon Estridge, Senate Select Committee on
  • New SECAF makes first visit to JTF-SD, space ops units

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall recognizes Tech. Sgt. Scott Erway, Joint Task Force-Space Defense NCO in Charge of Monitoring, during his visit to the organization Aug. 23, 2021 at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. The Secretary also recognized Maj. Adam Easley, National Space Defense Center mission
  • Commander Releases JTF-SD Vision

    Commander releases Joint Task Force-Space Defense vision.
  • USSF selects 2 JTF-SD Sailors to be Guardians

    The Space Force working with the Army, Navy and Marine Corps have selected 50 active-duty volunteers from those Services to transfer into the Space Force beginning July 2021. This initial group of Soldiers, Sailors and Marines will test out the integration efforts established by the Services to pave the way for a larger group of volunteers transferring in fiscal year 2022.
  • JTF-SD celebrates Army's 246th birthday

    SCHRIEVER AFB, Colo. - Brig. Gen. Tom James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, left, and Army Staff Sgt. Justice Morales, JTF-SD targets division member, right, cut the cake with a sword during the unit's celebration of the Army's 246th birthday June 11, 2021 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. James and Morales, the most senior and
  • JTF-SD resumes in-person hail, farewell events

    Army Brig. Gen. Tom James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, makes comments during the organization's first hail and farewell event since the pandemic at the pavilion at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, May 27, 2021. The picnic provided a venue to recognize several members for their contributions to the organization as well as an
  • NSDC, JTF-SD foundational to protecting the space domain

    The National Space Defense Center and its parent headquarters’, the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, with their mission to protect and defend national interests in the space domain have come a long way since their high-profile beginnings nearly six years ago.
  • JTF-SD hosts NGA SEL

    SCHRIEVER AFB, Colo. - Master Sgt. Herbert McDonald, Joint Task Force-Space Defense NCOIC Operations Integration Division, briefs Chief Master Sgt. John Ebbrecht, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency senior enlisted advisor, during his visit to the organization May 13, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. McDonald explained some of the

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