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Tag: DEL 8
  • Learning to lead

    Members from Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 4th Space Operations Squadron, have been breaking barriers in a new space training initiative at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. The new training was critical to the success of operations and protection of the wideband and protected Military Satellite Communication system. The squadron experienced an 80% turnover of their cyber personnel this past year. This occurred as the U.S. Space Force focused on moving Guardians to new units, as well as moving Airmen back to U.S. Air force units.
  • The magic of GPS simplified

    Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 2nd SOPS, is responsible for GPS operations. They are a U.S. Space Force unit located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. A total of 170 Guardians, Airman and civilians make sure that the satellite constellation is operating properly 24/7.
  • Dea assumes command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Holston, Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communication and Navigation Warfare commander, left, passes the guidon to U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Brian Dea, incoming 4th Space Operations Squadron commander, during the change of command ceremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, June 17, 2021. DEL 8 provides Satellite
  • U.S. Space Command Leadership Visits Schriever Deltas

    Leadership from Space Deltas 6, 8, 9, and STAR Delta Provisional, pose for a photo with U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, United States Space Command commander, during a visit to Schriever AFB, Jan. 7, 2021. Gen. Dickinson and the Delta leadership teams discussed how their missions will support and augment the combatant command now and in the
  • Space Force ‘operationally accepts’ fourth GPS III satellite in record time

    The U.S. Space Force’s 2nd Space Operations Squadron formally accepted GPS III, Space Vehicle 04 in record time from the spacecraft manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, in what is referred to as operational acceptance on Dec. 1, 2020.
  • As the USSF celebrates its first birthday, Space Flag 21-1 concludes as its premier advanced training

    As the United States Space Force celebrates its first birthday on Dec. 20, the tenth iteration of Space Flag, SF 21-1, concludes successfully in Colorado Springs, Dec. 18.Aligned with the Chief of Space Operations Planning Guidance published earlier this year, Space Flag provides training beyond mission system awareness and offers participants the
  • Space Delta 8 OGV ensures excellence, readiness

    Space Delta 8 Standardization and Evaluation unit ensures the Military Satellite Communications system and Navigation Warfare capabilities remain superior in space by enforcing standards while providing expert evaluations to the 2nd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons.
  • Space Operators visit Lockheed Martin to see GPS III satellite production

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron had more than 10 Airmen visit Lockheed Martin facilities Aug. 6, to view the GPS III satellite manufacturing process and get a behind-the-scenes look at the next-generation systems.
  • Space Force makes history with all-female 2 SOPS crew

    The Air Force has been providing precise position, navigation and timing for more than 25 years, however a first-of-its-kind crew assumed command and control of its newest satellite this week.

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