The Week In Defense, Aug. 19-25, 2022

Army officers
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Daniel Karbler (far left), commander of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, transfers the 53rd Signal Battalion to the U.S. Space Force, represented by Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting (far right), commander of Space Operations Command, during an Aug. 15 ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.
Credit: U.S. Space Force

U.S. Space Force Takes Over Army Satcom Mission The U.S. Army on Aug. 15 transferred its satellite communications mission to the U.S. Space Force, putting control of all military satcom under one command. The move includes transferring the 53rd Signal Battalion and Satcom Directorate from the Army...

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