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    Space Force’s STARCOM HQ Preferred Location Is Florida Base, Service Says

    Space Force's STARCOM HQ Preferred Location Is Florida Base, Service Says

    The Department of the Air Force selected Florida's Patrick Space Force on Wednesday as the preferred headquarters location for STARCOM, the service's training and education command.

    Space Training and Readiness Command had been temporarily headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base in since it was organized under the then-newly created Space Force in 2021. The decision, announced in a press release Wednesday, has been deliberated for years and was quickly praised by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

    “From Project Mercury to today's privatized spaceflight, Americans look to Florida's Space Coast to see history in the making,” DeSantis said in a press statement. “We are honored to host the Space Training and Readiness Command headquarters and continue Florida's history as America's gateway to outer space.”

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    STARCOM's Space Delta 10, the group underneath STARCOM that is responsible for doctrine and war gaming, will also be located at Patrick, according to a Space Force press release.

    The locations for two other Space Deltas, which are overseen by STARCOM, were also announced.

    Space Delta 11, which “delivers realistic, threat-informed test and training environments through the provision of , virtual and constructive range and combat replication capabilities,” is expected to be located at Kirtland Air Force Base, New , according to the…

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