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Maj. Gen. John Shaw and Tonia Shaw visit Buckley AFB

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, fist bumps Airmen as they walk out of the Buckley Fitness Center gymnasium after an all-call, Feb. 21, 2020, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, fist bumps Airmen as they walk out of the Buckley Fitness Center gymnasium after an all-call, Feb. 21, 2020, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Gen. Shaw held the all-call to hand out awards, and to discuss the Space Force’s future and how it will coexist with the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua T. Crossman)

Maj. Cassidy A. Mennen, 460th Medical Group Dental flight commander, shows Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, a computer that helps model dental services for clients at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Feb. 21, 2020.

Maj. Cassidy A. Mennen, 460th Medical Group Dental flight commander, shows Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, a computer that helps model dental services for clients at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Feb. 21, 2020. Shaw visited Buckley with her husband, and met with units supporting the mission and serving military families. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Kind)

From left to right, Mr. David Conner, 460th Force Support Squadron Force Development Flight chief, Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, and Mrs. Alicia Pepper, the 460th Space Wing commander’s spouse looks at plans for the expansion of the Professional Development Campus on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Feb. 21, 2020.

From left to right, Mr. David Conner, 460th Force Support Squadron Force Development Flight chief, Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, and Mrs. Alicia Pepper, the 460th Space Wing commander’s spouse looks at plans for the expansion of the Professional Development Campus on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Feb. 21, 2020. Shaw visited Buckley with her husband, and met with units supporting the mission and serving military families. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Kind)

From left to right, Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, Mrs. Alicia Pepper, the 460th Space Wing commander’s spouse and Chaplain (Captain) Travis Barrino, 460th Space Wing chaplain, discuss services provided at the Fellowship Hall, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Feb. 21, 2020.

From left to right, Mrs. Tonia Shaw, the Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command spouse, Mrs. Alicia Pepper, the 460th Space Wing commander’s spouse and Chaplain (Captain) Travis Barrino, 460th Space Wing chaplain, discuss services provided at the Fellowship Hall, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Feb. 21, 2020. Shaw visited Buckley with her husband, and met with units supporting the mission and serving military families. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Kind)

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, receives a briefing about current and future projects within the restricted area at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Feb. 21, 2020.

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, receives a briefing about current and future projects within the restricted area at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Feb. 21, 2020. The 460th Civil Engineer Squadron is partnered with the AF Civil Engineering Center, US Army Corps of Engineers and Mortenson Construction to build the new Space-Based Infrared System Operations Facility building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua T. Crossman)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component commander, U.S. Space Command, and commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, and his wife, Tonia Shaw, visited Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Feb. 21, 2020, to learn about the unique missile warning mission here. Both were given tours showcasing exactly what Buckley brings to the fight!

At the end of the day, Maj. Gen. Shaw held an all-call where he discussed what direction the Space Force was heading in and answered some questions.

“So much of what Buckley does here as a whole is a model for how space is integrated into warfighting," said Shaw. “I’m really proud of what you do here today.”

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