Space Delta 5
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Emblem of Space Delta 5
Founded24 July 2020; 2 years ago (2020-07-24)
Country United States
Branch United States Space Force
RoleCommand and control
Part of
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Space Operations Command
HeadquartersVandenberg Space Force Base, California, U.S.
DirectorCol Phillip A. Verroco
Senior Enlisted LeaderCMSgt Michael L. Dixon[1]
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Space Delta 5 (DEL 5) is a United States Space Force unit responsible for preparing, presenting, and fighting assigned and attached forces for the purpose of conducting operational-level command and control (C2) of space forces to achieve theater and global objectives. It provides the majority of the forces and the structure for the Combined Space Operations Center. Activated on 24 July 2020, the delta is headquartered at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. Its current commander is Colonel Monique C. DeLauter.[2][3][4]

It was based upon the previous 614th Air Operations Center, the previous 14th Air Force operations center. [5]


Emblem Name Function Headquarters
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Combat Operations Division Space forces Command and control[6] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
Strategy and Plans Division Strategy and plans development[6] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance[6] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
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Satellite Communications Integrated Operations Division Satellite communications integration[6] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
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Joint Fires and Information Operations Team[7] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
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55th Combat Training Squadron Operations training and evaluation, and military exercise execution[6] Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

List of commanders

No. Commander Term Ref
Portrait Name Took office Left office Duration
Monique C. DeLauter
DeLauter, Monique C.Colonel
Monique C. DeLauter
24 July 202024 May 20221 year, 304 days[8]
Phillip A. Verroco
Verroco, Phillip A>Colonel
Phillip A. Verroco
24 May 2022Incumbent99 days[9]


  1. ^ "CFSCC hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new headquarters, Space Operations Center building".
  2. ^ "Combined Space Operations Center/Space Delta 5 Fact Sheet" (PDF). Vandenberg Air Force Base. July 24, 2020. Retrieved August 8, 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ "Space Force reorganizes former Air Force space wings into "Deltas" and "Garrisons"". SpaceNews. SpaceNews. July 24, 2020. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "Space Force Announces Significant Reorganization". Air Force Magazine. July 24, 2020. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  5. ^ Space Force Organisations Take Shape, July 24, 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d e[bare URL PDF]
  7. ^ "18 SPCS, GSSAC strengthen interoperability through 'Operator Exchange' event".
  8. ^ "Monique C. DeLauter > Space Operations Command (SPOC) > Display". Space Operations Command. October 26, 2020. Archived from the original on August 18, 2021.
  9. ^ Kitterman, Luke (May 25, 2022). "Space Delta 5 holds first change of command ceremony". Vandenberg Space Force Base.
  10. ^ "CSO visits VAFB during MMIII launch". United States Space Command. U.S.: United States Space Command. Retrieved August 10, 2020.

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