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Space Force news for week ending 08.14.2022

Just a few items make up the Space Force news this week, with a report on the upcoming Holistic Health Assessment program to be implemented next year and a couple of pieces of news on SpaceX. Liftoff with the Space … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 08.07.2022

The accent is on the international in Space Force news this week, as the USSF and United Launch Alliance helped the nation of South Korea take its first small step/giant leap into lunar exploration, what mainstream media calls a “space … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 07.31.2022

The Space Force news this week starts out with congratulations for the (presumably) new SPACECOM Chief of Space Operations, continues with a couple kudos for companies winning contracts with the USSF, acknowledges the flaming end of the latest Long March … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 07.24.2022

The Space Force news this week is quite all about the proverbial money, but all the biggest headlines were there in the pocket. As next fiscal year’s National Defense Authorization Act was sent to the Senate, massive corporations and SMEs … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 07.10.2022

While much of the mainstream media’s attention to the USSF was devoted to the post-launch explosion of a test rocket at Vandenberg SFB, in this week’s Space News, USSF brass looks to the future of intelligence, contractor Boeing sets another … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 07.03.2022

Perhaps in advance of the long July 4th holiday weekend, a couple of huge rocket launches went off last week and at least one big media appearance was put in by USAF acquisitions chief Frank Calvelli. These stories and more … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.26.2022

Everything’s about growth in this week’s Space Force News: There’s the growth of the US intelligence community to include Space Delta 18; enlarging of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act and possibly the birth of the USSF National Guard; and … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.19.2022

The theme for this week’s Space Force news? Workers, careers and promotions! Against something of a slow news week, employees made themselves heard on CEO Elon Musk’s “embarrassing behavior” amidst an extremely busy weekend for SpaceX, the first-ever USSF basic … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.12.2022

This week in Space Force news, it’s all about the USSF reaching out – to private subcontractors (and by extension, employers), to the government of Canada, to the other branches of the US military and to academia – in partnerships … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.05.2022

Remember how the GAO supposedly found no substantial flaws in the decision to base SPACECOM permanently in Huntsville, Alabama? Well, the final report released this past week reads quite differently. In addition, a top USSF official tells us of the … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.29.2022

The week that was was a big one for several folks in the Space Force community: BlueHalo, United Launch Alliance and SpaceX have new contracts to celebrate; Space Delta 5 has welcomed in a new commander; and kudos go out … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.22.2022

There’s much hurry-up-and-wait is in this week’s Space Force news, but at least the long-awaited Boeing Starlink OFT-2 launch and rendezvous with the ISS went off. Otherwise, Breaking Defense breaks a story on to the naming of the Gen. Raymond’s … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.15.2022

We’ll admit it: This week’s Space Force news is mostly set in the political sphere. Below run news briefs on the GAO’s final decision regarding a permanent SPACECOM headquarters, a Senate bill which would establish the Space National Guard and … Read More

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Federal employers face historical challenges

As an employer, the federal government is facing perhaps the most trying times in its history. Individual worker dissatisfaction and productivity are falling, turnover is rising and hiring is at a standstill. Below is a dive into the three overarching … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.08.2022

Lots of congratulations are in order for some top-ranking officers, Guardians and family members, it appears: This week’s Space Force news tells us of the 2022 Military Spouse of the Year award-winner, four USSF colonels nominated by the president for … Read More