U.S. Army Transfers Satcom Mission To Space Force

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

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