The Air Force has selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations directorate. The initial cadre of the A11 has been identified and assigned, consisting of 43 military members, government civilians, and contractors that began initial operating capability Aug. 21, 2017. The A11 will be a strong advocate for space capabilities inside the Air Force and with our national security, commercial, and international partners. The Air Force is also instituting a new space warfighting concept of operations, changing its space force training model, streamlining its acquisition processes, and designing more resilient and survivable space systems.
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