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CSO, CMSSF announce SSC organizational structure during LAAFB visit

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick S. Ryder, Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, prepare before a virtual media roundtable at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. The engagement focused on answering questions about the newly released organizational structure for the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick S. Ryder, Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, prepare before a virtual media roundtable at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. The engagement focused on answering questions about the newly released organizational structure for the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and Col. Becky M. Beers, 61st Air Base Group commander, engage with one another during Raymond’s visit to Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Raymond, along with Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, traveled to LAAFB to lead and participate in a number of planned events that included a Senior Leader Summit, Civic Leader Engagement, virtual all call and the announcement of the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and Col. Becky M. Beers, 61st Air Base Group commander, engage with one another during Raymond’s visit to Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Raymond, along with Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, traveled to LAAFB to lead and participate in a number of planned events that included a Senior Leader Summit, Civic Leader Engagement, virtual all call and the announcement of the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Leaders from the U.S. Space Force, Space and Missile Systems Center, and 61st Air Base Group walk across the courtyard prior to a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. The SLS was one of many events led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, during their visit to LAAFB. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Leaders from the U.S. Space Force, Space and Missile Systems Center, and 61st Air Base Group walk across the courtyard prior to a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. The SLS was one of many events led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, during their visit to LAAFB. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, right, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, walk into the Gordon Conference Center prior to a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Now in its second year since establishment, the U.S. Space Force and its leaders are focusing on integrating the service across the DoD, interagency, commercial industry, and allies and partners, as well as speeding up acquisitions to outpace competitors. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, right, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, walk into the Gordon Conference Center prior to a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Now in its second year since establishment, the U.S. Space Force and its leaders are focusing on integrating the service across the DoD, interagency, commercial industry, and allies and partners, as well as speeding up acquisitions to outpace competitors. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, provides opening remarks for a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Following Thompson, U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, led discussions on USSF’s year-two focus areas that include integrating the service and accelerating acquisition to outpace competitors, prior to announcing the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, provides opening remarks for a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. Following Thompson, U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, led discussions on USSF’s year-two focus areas that include integrating the service and accelerating acquisition to outpace competitors, prior to announcing the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, and other participants of a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. SMC employs an estimated 6,300 people including military, civilian employees and contractors at LAAFB and other locations, making it an integral part of the Space Force mission. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, and other participants of a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. SMC employs an estimated 6,300 people including military, civilian employees and contractors at LAAFB and other locations, making it an integral part of the Space Force mission. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, leads a conversation during a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., April 7, 2021. Raymond, along with Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, traveled to LAAFB to lead and participate in a number of planned events that included a Senior Leader Summit, Civic Leader Engagement, virtual all call and the announcement of the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, leads a conversation during a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., April 7, 2021. Raymond, along with Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, traveled to LAAFB to lead and participate in a number of planned events that included a Senior Leader Summit, Civic Leader Engagement, virtual all call and the announcement of the planned organizational structure for Space Systems Command which is scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Leaders from the U.S. Space Force, Space and Missile Systems Center, and 61st Air Base Group congregate, in-person and virtually, for a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. More than 30 attendees participated in the event led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, who focused on the topic of “Where we’ve been, where we’re headed” regarding the past, present and future of the Space Force. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Leaders from the U.S. Space Force, Space and Missile Systems Center, and 61st Air Base Group congregate, in-person and virtually, for a Senior Leader Summit at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2021. More than 30 attendees participated in the event led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, who focused on the topic of “Where we’ve been, where we’re headed” regarding the past, present and future of the Space Force. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, left, listens to U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy A. Sejba, Advanced Systems and Development Directorate director and Space and Missile Systems Center Det. 1 commander, as he talks about the accomplishments of U.S. Air Force Maj. Adam Burnetta, Developmental Corps Program Manager, at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Burnetta was one of seven members across SMC who was recognized and coined by Raymond during his ‘meet and greet’ with outstanding performers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, left, listens to U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy A. Sejba, Advanced Systems and Development Directorate director and Space and Missile Systems Center Det. 1 commander, as he talks about the accomplishments of U.S. Air Force Maj. Adam Burnetta, Developmental Corps Program Manager, at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Burnetta was one of seven members across SMC who was recognized and coined by Raymond during his ‘meet and greet’ with outstanding performers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, speaks to Airmen and Guardians from the Space and Missile Systems Center during an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Raymond touched on topics including diversity and inclusion, his focus on integrating the Space Force in its second year, and the organizational structure of the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
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U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, speaks to Airmen and Guardians from the Space and Missile Systems Center during an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Raymond touched on topics including diversity and inclusion, his focus on integrating the Space Force in its second year, and the organizational structure of the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, answers a question during a ‘Q&A’ portion of an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Towberman spoke to the hand-selected Space Force transferees on creating a lean, agile force to compete with U.S. adversaries and protect and defend critical space capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, answers a question during a ‘Q&A’ portion of an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Towberman spoke to the hand-selected Space Force transferees on creating a lean, agile force to compete with U.S. adversaries and protect and defend critical space capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, right, asks a question of U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, during a ‘Q&A’ portion of an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Scheduled for this summer, the Space & Missile Systems Center will be re-designated as the Space Systems Command, and SMC subordinate units will be realigned to SSC. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, right, asks a question of U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, during a ‘Q&A’ portion of an all call at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. Scheduled for this summer, the Space & Missile Systems Center will be re-designated as the Space Systems Command, and SMC subordinate units will be realigned to SSC. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Attendees of an all call led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, listen in as Raymond speaks in the Gordon Conference Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. In-person and virtual attendees were briefed on topics including diversity and inclusion, integrating the Space Force, and the planned organizational structure of the Space Systems Command scheduled to activate this summer.  (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
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Attendees of an all call led by U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, listen in as Raymond speaks in the Gordon Conference Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. In-person and virtual attendees were briefed on topics including diversity and inclusion, integrating the Space Force, and the planned organizational structure of the Space Systems Command scheduled to activate this summer. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick S. Ryder, Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, host a Civic Leadership Engagement at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. During the virtual meeting, Raymond and Thompson spoke about the release of the organizational structure for the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander and Program Executive Officer for Space, left, U.S. Space Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, middle, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick S. Ryder, Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, host a Civic Leadership Engagement at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, April 8, 2021. During the virtual meeting, Raymond and Thompson spoke about the release of the organizational structure for the Space Systems Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, California --

Top leadership from the U.S. Space Force visited Los Angeles Air Force Base, April 7-8, 2021.

U.S. Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, led a Senior Leader Summit, engaged with Civic Leaders, and held an All Call during their two-day visit which prioritized U.S. Space Force's year-two focus of 'integrating the service' and the announcement of the organizational structure of Space Systems Command.

"We spent the first year inventing this force, and now it is time to put it into action by integrating it across the DoD, interagency, commercial industry and our allies and partners to fully leverage what we have built," Raymond said. "We are building an independent service with its own unique culture, focused on excellence in the space domain to ensure the capabilities fundamental to our modern way of life and war."

To read the official story of the Space Systems Command Organizational Structure announcement, click here.