Space Force Commander Is Not Happy

| May 16, 2023

Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is the newest independent U.S. military service branch and is tasked with missions and operations in the space domain, as the name would imply. The USSF is organized as one of two coequal military service branches within the Department of the Air Force and is overseen by the Secretary.

USSF has four directorates and is structured akin to that of corporate organizations with deputy chiefs acting as human capital, operations, technology and innovation officers, and as the chief strategy and resourcing officer.

The new CEO sees a glaring disconnect that requires immediate attention.

Space Force’s Top General Blasts Service’s Mission Statement as ‘Long and Cumbersome’

The Space Force’s top officer told Guardians in an internal memo Monday that he’s concerned with the service’s mission statement, saying it doesn’t do a good job of summing up its role or why it’s important to national security. obtained a copy of a memo by Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, the chief of space operations, which went out to all Space Force Guardians on Monday. It detailed his frustration and why he thinks it’s likely that many in uniform can’t remember their mission statement.

“How many Guardians can recite the current mission statement of the Space Force? My guess is very few,” Saltzman wrote. “My biggest concern is that the mission statement does not reflect why the Nation has a Space Force and the vital functions Guardians perform.”

OK then, here ’tis:

“The USSF is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space forces to protect the U.S. and allied interests in space and provide space capabilities to the joint force. USSF responsibilities include developing Guardians, acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power, and organizing space forces to present to our Combatant Commands”.

Inspiring. He has a point- I’d like to know the answers to those very issues he mentioned too.

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“To boldly go where no man has gone before.” (or “Defend America in space.”) would have more zing.


Hitlery Clinton’s underwear drawer?

🤣😆! I just threw up in my mouth a little!


At least it ain’t Bud Light Transbabe’s…
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Space Force Guardians has a nice ring to it, Who ya gonna Trust, the SFG and that’s Me!

Truth, Justice and the American Space Way!


America: So what is it you do exactly?

USSF: We take up space.

Old tanker

And budget. A lot of budget.


I think that we all would like to know the answers to those issues. IMHO, the USSF exists to add another layer of Command and to enrich the MIC on the backs of the American Taxpayer.


And Now This…🤔🙄

“Biden Administration May Halt Plans To Move Space Command To Alabama Over State’s Abortion Law, Officials say”

“Some defense and congressional officials believe the White House is laying the groundwork to halt plans to move U.S. Space Command’s headquarters to Alabama in part because of concerns about the state’s restrictive abortion law, according to two U.S. officials and one U.S. defense official familiar with the discussions.”

“The belief is they are delaying any move because of the abortion issue,” one U.S. official said, referring to the White House.”

“The White House directed the Air Force last December to conduct a review of the process that led to the Trump administration’s decision to move Space Command’s headquarters from Colorado to Huntsville, Alabama. The review was ordered up in the months after Alabama’s law banning nearly all abortions, including in cases of rape and incest, went into effect last summer.”

“Biden administration officials have signaled privately to Pentagon officials and lawmakers that they’re looking to reverse the Alabama decision over concerns about operational disruptions that moving Spacecom’s headquarters, which is currently located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, could bring.”

“In a statement to NBC News, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee warned the Pentagon needs to “stop playing political games.”

“The delayed announcement on SPACECOM basing has been beyond frustrating,” Rep Mike Rogers, R-Ala., wrote. “Over two years ago, the Air Force made the correct decision to go with Huntsville. It is well past time for the Department of Defense along with the Administration to stop playing political games and affirm Huntsville as SPACECOM’s new home.”


They just want to make sure there are no Klingons on Uranus before the big push on the move!


The unprepared Guardians can run to Walmart and buy (or shoplift, I hear tell it is the most shoplifted item in pharmacy) a Plan B OTC.


Even then….a coat hanger and shop vac is pretty easy to find


“The belief is they are delaying any move because of the abortion issue,” one U.S. official said, referring to the White House.”

The abortion issue is just a handy excuse. The Democrats wish they had all the major military bases in blue states instead of the few they do now. The effete socialists are scared shitless of the well-armed conservative majority in America and have long feared that in the event of a political war between red and blue states, the federal military would side with those defending the Constitution.

Why, otherwise, do you think they’re currently so busy renaming bases, pushing woke agendas and stirring up racial conflict in our military?


“The effete socialists are scared shitless of the well-armed conservative majority in America and have long feared that in the event of a political war between red and blue states, the federal military would side with those defending the Constitution.”

Well, we all did swear or affirm that we would support and defend the Constitution, and obey the lawful orders of those above us… and any order that defies the constitution would be an illegal order… what else would these dumbasses expect? I served under 5 Presidents, I swore no loyalty oath to any of them.

Forest Bondurant

I fail to see why that’s even a factor, considering Austin has a mandate to make sure all servicemembers have access to abortion services, including allowing leave to travel to states that allow it.


This sounds similar to the MLB’s decision to move the “World Series” from Atlanta, Georgia to Colorado because…you know….voting rights!
Even though Colorado had more restrictive voting rights than Georgia.

I am told that Colorado tried so hard to get HQ there, that when they compared multiple locations it came up #4 behind Nebraska, and some town along a river in Texas that probably no one has ever heard of.

Commissioner Wretched

I understand MLB was quite unhappy when the Atlanta Braves won the NL pennant … and the World Series was by-God going to be played in Atlanta … and they couldn’t do anything about it. Quite unhappy indeed.


Mission Statement sounds like Kamala wrote it.


I always liked the duckhunters’ (Air Defense Artillery) unofficial one. Short, direct, to the point: If it flies, it dies.


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M42 Duster. Twin 40’s. Never really used for Air Defense purposes, but instead became the Viet of the Nam ground-pounders best friend when it came to perimeter defense.


“Victory for the United States of America”

There. Fixed it for them.


He is 100% correct. The mission statement is shit. It mostly says “how” and not “what” they are doing.

Army Mission:

“To deploy, fight, and win our Nation’s wars by providing ready, prompt, and sustained land dominance by Army forces across the full spectrum of conflict as part of the Joint Force.”

A lot of “what” and no “how”.

The only “what” part is here:

“protect the U.S. and allied interests in space and provide space capabilities to the joint force”

“Space capabilities” is not defined and should be. Eliminate all the garbage about training, organizing and equipping people and buying shit.

You don’t “present” stuff to other services, you define your role in the fight.


Find them. Fix them. Fight them. Finish them.

Slick Goodlin

We learned this in 1972 in Army Airborne Infantry training…but one of the “F” words was different.





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Slow Joe


jeff LPH 3 63-66

If the Space Force Cmdr. is not happy, then he sould call in Capt Z-Ro, Rocky Jones, Commando Cody, Cmdr, Cory, Tom Corbett, Buck Rogers, Flash Gorden to get the Space Force A J Fuckin squared away. On deck 6 Sideboys on the rocket’s quarter deck to pipe aboard the new Space Force team.


Major Mudd, famous Boston personality.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

Just checked out Maj. Mudd from Boston.


Here he is with Bozo the clown and Rex Trailer.
Also Big Brother Bob Emory and few others I am
trying to remember. Especially the Mexican guy.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

Saw that pic when I checked out the Major

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

Not Happy?
Then which of the remaining six of the Seven Dwarves is he?
Sneezy? Doc? Dopey? Sleepy?

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jeff LPH 3 63-66

Not Happy, so check out “I’m So Happy” by Lewis Lymon and the TeenChords, 1957 on the Fury record label. Nice NYC street corner sound.


Great bass vocals in the background.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

I met Lewis years ago at a United in Group Harmony Assn. show which I was a member of. He had a year on me in age. He wasn’t as well know as his older brother Frankie. Can’t beat that 1950’s “Kiddy Sound” where all the groups wanted to sound like Frankie with a lot of 14 year old leads.


I just want to know which directorate the talking racoon is a member of.

In other news: The good General needs a haircut.
Oh, wait…part of the department of the Air Force.

I was mistaking him for a military general. Never mind.


Here’s my unsolicited take:

Space Force’s mission statement is as relevant as it is “long and cumbersome”. In other words, the DOD managed to organize an entire new branch based off of a niche mission already assigned to Air Force and other branches. Angry Cops did his spiel on Space Force training a few years ago, and Nikko Ortiz took the ball and ran with it. Potato!!!

Real rant, since I know little and care less about Space Force: why is a 4-Star General in charge of such a junior and, IMHO, trivial force? The Commandant of the Marine Corps was a Major General (2-Star) into the 1930s, and the first 4-Star Marine wasn’t pinned until WWII was nearly over. This service, and the increasingly burgeoned ranks of senior officers in more established branches, reeks of “command creep”. The 4-Star needs a couple of 3-Star Deputies, while the 2-Stars get to split time between command and staff billets with 1-Stars serving as deputies and aides. Colonels and more junior field grades are assigned proportionately to their seniors. Senior NCOs are propped up to serve as Enlisted Advisors to everyone O5 and above, while more junior Guardians are left hanging in the E3-E7 pay grades.

I’m probably dead wrong, or at least hope I am. But according to that sage reference of every college student, Wikipedia, Space Force is some 8600 strong. My experience, in traditional thuggish Army Infantry, tells me that’s a couple of brigades that should be led by at most a Brigadier General. Something tells me that the officer corps found it’s free ride and somehow convinced and/or got ranked up enough to ensure a General for every company-level unit. The NonComs jumped aboard to get those sweet additional Senior and Chief Master Sergeant slots.

Anyway, in the words of a particular spaceman, “to Infinity and Beyond!”