New York News
WASHINGTON — U.S. Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman on Sept. 6 unveiled a new mission statement for the service — in an effort to more clearly communicate what the Space Force does and why it was created.
The new mission statement — “Secure our nation’s interests in, from, and to space” — was crowdsourced from across the ranks of the Space Force.
Saltzman in May put out a call for ideas from the force — after realizing that the original mission statement adopted when the Space Force was established in December 2019 was convoluted and difficult to communicate to the public and Congress.
The previous mission statement said the “U.S. Space Force is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping