Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond was sworn in as the first chief of space operations to lead the nascent U.S. Space Force Jan. 14, becoming the first-ever Space Force officer. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the White House and was presided over by Vice President Mike Pence, who lauded ...

As the military works to build the U.S. Space Force from the ground up, its goal is to be lean and equipped for the speed of warfighting in the coming century, said Maj. Gen. John Shaw, commander of Space Operations Command (SPOC), U.S. Space Force, and commander of the Combined Force Space ...