U.S. Department of Defense

03/28/2024 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/28/2024 12:48

Space Forces Central Stands Up New Detachment

Col. Christopher Putman, U.S. Space Forces Central commander, passes on the guidon to Lt. Col. Deane Lake, SPACECENT combat detachment 3-1 commander, during an activation and assumption of command ceremony at an undisclosed location within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, March 12, 2024. Lake is tasked with making recommendations to the commander of Space Forces Central on the proper employment of Space Force Guardians, accomplishing assigned tasks, force protection, morale, discipline and personnel management. (U.S. Air Force photo)