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VAFB's non-space related career field USSF Transfer Ceremony

Members assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the United States Space Force Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Air Force personnel in space-related career fields have been transferring into the USSF to become Space Force Guardians since Sept. 1, 2020.

Members assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the United States Space Force Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Air Force personnel in space-related career fields have been transferring into the USSF to become Space Force Guardians since Sept. 1, 2020. This ceremony included personnel from the non-space related career fields, which are needed in both USAF and USSF. The participants of today’s ceremony were in career fields that had the option to remain USAF or to transfer into the USSF, whereas previous ceremonies were in career fields that were required to transfer or separate from military service once their contract was complete. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This ceremony marked yet another significant milestone in the development of the USSF, since its creation on Dec. 20, 2019, as this ceremony included personnel from the common career fields, which are needed in both USAF and USSF. The participants of today’s ceremony were in career fields that had the option to stay USAF or to transfer into the USSF, whereas previous ceremonies were in career fields that were required to transfer or separate from military service once their contract was complete. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks to future Guardians assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base as they prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks to future Guardians assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base as they prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The induction ceremony followed the time-honored military tradition as the officers affirmed their commitment to the armed services taking the Oath of Office or the Oath of Enlistment. The oath reminds members of the pledge that men and women service members made to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This ceremony marked yet another significant milestone in the development of the USSF, since its creation on Dec. 20, 2019, as this ceremony included personnel from the common career fields, which are needed in both USAF and USSF. The participants of today’s ceremony were in career fields that had the option to stay USAF or to transfer into the USSF, whereas previous ceremonies were in career fields that were required to transfer or separate from military service once their contract was complete. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Office during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Office during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The induction ceremony followed the time-honored military tradition as the officers affirmed their commitment to the armed services taking the Oath of Office. The oath reminds members of the pledge that men and women service members made to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Office during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Office during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This ceremony marked yet another significant milestone in the development of the USSF, since its creation on Dec. 20, 2019, as this ceremony included personnel from the common career fields, which are needed in both USAF and USSF. The participants of today’s ceremony were in career fields that had the option to stay USAF or to transfer into the USSF, whereas previous ceremonies were in career fields that were required to transfer or separate from military service once their contract was complete. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Enlistment during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U.S. Space Forces Space Operations Command commander and Space Operations Command deputy commander, administers the Oath of Enlistment during the USSF Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The induction ceremony followed the time-honored military tradition as the officers affirmed their commitment to the armed services taking the Oath of Enlistment. The oath reminds members of the pledge that men and women service members made to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

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Members assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the United States Space Force Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force personnel in space-related career fields have been transferring into the USSF to become Space Force Guardians since Sept. 1, 2020. This ceremony included personnel from the non-space related career fields, which are needed in both USAF and USSF. The participants of today’s ceremony were in career fields that had the option to remain USAF or to transfer into the USSF, whereas previous ceremonies were in career fields that were required to transfer or separate from military service once their contract was complete.