Saltzman Takes Command Of U.S. Space Force


Gen. Chance Saltzman is now Space Force Chief of Space Operations.

Credit: DoD/Chad J. McNeeley
The U.S. Space Force got its second commander in its less than three years of existence on Nov. 2, as the “father” of the service retired and Gen. B. Chance Saltzman took command. Saltzman, who most recently was the deputy chief of space operations for operations, cyber, and nuclear, will lead the...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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