Space Base Delta 1
Delta emblem
Founded24 July 2020 (3 years, 6 months and 10 days)
Country United States
Branch United States Space Force
TypeInstallation
Size3,200 personnel[1]
Part of Space Operations Command
HeadquartersPeterson Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Commanders
CommanderCol David G. Hanson
Vice CommandersCol Sarah S. Babbitt[2]
Col Randy Combs[3]
Command ChiefCMSgt Sevin Balkuvvar[4]

Space Base Delta 1 (SBD 1) is a United States Space Force unit. It is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States.

SBD 1 is responsible for Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever Space Force Base, and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station in Colorado, Pituffik Space Base in Greenland, New Boston Space Force Station in New Hampshire, and Kaena Point Space Force Station in Hawaii.[5]

SBD 1 was formerly known as the Peterson-Schriever Garrison (P-S GAR) until its redesignation to Space Base Delta 1 on May 23, 2022.[6] P-S GAR was activated on 24 July 2020, replacing the 21st Space Wing (based at the then Peterson Air Force Base) and the 50th Space Wing (based at the then Schriever Air Force Base).[7]

Structure

21st Mission Support (21 MS), Peterson Space Force Base[8]

50th Mission Support (50 MS), Schriever Space Force Base[9]

21st Medical Group (21 MDG), Peterson Space Force Base

821st Space Base Group (821 SBG), Pituffik Space Base

List of commanders

No. Commander Term
Portrait Name Took office Left office Duration
1
James E. Smith[10]
Smith, James E.Colonel
James E. Smith[10]
24 July 202028 June 2021339 days
2
Zachary S. Warakomski[11]
Warakomski, Zachary S.Colonel
Zachary S. Warakomski[11]
28 June 2021[12]11 July 20221 year, 13 days
3
David G. Hanson
Hanson, David G.Colonel
David G. Hanson
11 July 2022[13]Incumbent1 year, 207 days

References

  1. ^ "Boise native confirmed as Space Force brigadier general". 26 March 2021. Archived from the original on 26 March 2021. Retrieved 15 August 2021.
  2. ^ "COLONEL SARAH S. BABBITT". www.peterson.spaceforce.mil. Archived from the original on 4 June 2022. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Dual hats for dual commanders". Schriever Air Force Base. Archived from the original on 28 June 2021. Retrieved 7 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Chief Master SGT. Sevin Balkuvvar". Archived from the original on 23 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Peterson-Schriever Garrison". Peterson Air Force Base. Archived from the original on 10 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  6. ^ "SPACE BASE DELTA 1 - Same mission, new name". Space Base Delta 1. Archived from the original on 27 May 2022. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  7. ^ "Space Force begins transition into field organizational structure". United States Space Force. Archived from the original on 15 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Units of the 21st Space Wing | USAF | Peterson Air Force Base". Peterson Air Force Base. Archived from the original on 30 October 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  9. ^ "50th Mission Support Group". Schriever Air Force Base. Archived from the original on 25 September 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Colonel James E. Smith". www.schriever.spaceforce.mil. Archived from the original on 19 December 2020. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  11. ^ "COLONEL ZACHARY S. WARAKOMSKI". www.schriever.spaceforce.mil. Archived from the original on 28 June 2021. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  12. ^ "New chapter begins as Warakomski takes command". Archived from the original on 29 June 2021. Retrieved 29 June 2021.
  13. ^ "Space Base Delta 1 - LIVE: SBD 1 Change of Command | Facebook | By Space Base Delta 1 | SBD 1 Change of Command Ceremony, July 11, 2022". Archived from the original on 12 July 2022. Retrieved 12 July 2022 – via www.facebook.com.

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