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Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, vice commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, California, seated with Lana Toenjes, VA Long Beach Fisher House manager, and Drew Hatcher of the Masco Corporation Foundation, listens to remarks by Fisher House Foundation president David Coker during the dedication ceremony Oct. 19 at the VA Long Beach Medical Center. General Baird attended the ribbon-cutting and housewarming of the sixth and newest Fisher House to open in California as a representative of the only active duty military installation within the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. (Courtesy photo/ VA Long Beach Healthcare System) New Fisher House debuts at VA Long Beach
Tracye Davis, acting director of the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System was handed the keys to the sixth and newest Fisher House to open in California by Fisher House Foundation president David Coker during a dedication ceremony Oct. 19 at the VA Long Beach Medical Center.This home will provide lodging for up to 16 families of eligible
0 12/09
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Awards NROL-111 Mission Contract
The U.S. Air Force’s Rocket Systems Launch Program, part of the Launch Enterprise Directorate at the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), awarded the National Reconnaissance Office Launch-111 contract to Orbital ATK. The contract is a firm-fixed-price contract valued at $29.2 million for a Minotaur I launch vehicle. This was the first such
0 12/08
2016
A Delta IV rocket carrying WGS-8 satellite lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 at 6:53 p.m. EDT, Dec. 7.
(Photo courtesy of United Launch Alliance)

Air Force, its mission partners successfully launches WGS-8 satellite
The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the 8th Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 6:53 p.m. EST."Today's launch is a momentous achievement in WGS, as we launch
0 12/07
2016
The hallways of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott were a flurry of activity as personnel from the Space and Missile Systems Center and Air Force Personnel Center hosted an Air Force Civilian Service Job Fair Nov. 16. More than 1,000 pre-registered applicants, plus another 500 in attendance, made the largest one-day hiring event ever hosted by the Air Force a success. Air Force Personnel Center interviews prospective Space and Missile Systems Center applicants
Various directorates within the Space and Missile Systems Center, along with Air Force Personnel Center staff recently held an Air Force Civilian Service Job Fair at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel. With over 1,000 pre-registered applicants, plus another 1,500 in attendance, the largest hiring event ever hosted for SMC was a
0 12/07
2016
Default Air Force Logo New SBIRS Block 10 Ground System achieves operational acceptance
Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center and the 460th Space Wing successfully achieved operational acceptance of the Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Block 10 ground system on Dec. 2. This new ground system consolidates legacy Defense Support Program, SBIRS Highly Elliptical Orbit, and SBIRS Geosynchronous Earth Orbit
0 12/05
2016
The U.S. Air Force's eighth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, encapsulated in a 5-meter payload fairing, is mated to a Delta IV booster at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex (SLC)-37. (Photo courtesy of ULA)
Air Force Ready to Launch WGS-8 Satellite
The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners are scheduled to launch the eighth Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle. Liftoff is scheduled for Dec. 7 from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens at 6:53 p.m. EST
0 12/05
2016
SBIRS GEO-3 Patch SBIRS GEO-3 Engine Investigation Complete, Tracking Toward January 2017 Launch
On Nov. 30, a joint government and industry team closed their investigation into a potential parts issue of a failed component from another contractor’s satellite. The investigation team performed an assessment to determine if a similar failure could be applicable to the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) Flight-3
0 12/05
2016
Lt Christine Martinez MILSATCOM member helps Air Force team take Inter-Nation Tennis Championship
  1st Lt. Christine Martinez, a project officer in the Space and Missile Systems Center’s MILSATCOM Directorate’s Strategic Branch and a tennis player, joined other teammates who converged on the Italian city of Decimomannu Sardinia for the Headquarters Allied Air Command Ramstein Inter-Nation Tennis Championships Sept. 19-23, hosted by the German
0 11/21
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Civilian Service Job Fair Update
Note: There is a location change to the event.The Air Force is looking for qualified civilian acquisition professionals to join the Space and Missile Systems Center. The SMC job fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 West Century Boulevard, California from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.The Space and Missile Systems Center
0 11/04
2016
Tanya Arellano Warrior of the Week: Tanya Arellano
Directorate:  Remote Sensing Duty title: Contract Specialist Years in Service: 7 Time on Station: 7 Hometown: Los Angeles, California Goals:  To become a Contracting Officer, visit all 50 states, buy my own home in California, and learn how to drive a manual transmission vehicle.  Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, exploring new foods/restaurants, and
0 10/26
2016
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