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French Delegation visits CSpOC during CFSCC immersion

U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, deputy director of the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), explains the layout of the CSpOC operations floor to members of a delegation of French officers Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The delegation spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and the 18th Space Defense Squadron to become more familiar with Operation OLYMPIC DEFENDER mission areas, and to discuss potential future operational support and partnership opportunities in the space domain. The French Space Command stood up in September 2019 and is in charge of operations support, space service support and space defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, deputy director of the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), explains the layout of the CSpOC operations floor to members of a delegation of French officers Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The delegation spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and the 18th Space Defense Squadron to become more familiar with Operation OLYMPIC DEFENDER mission areas, and to discuss potential future operational support and partnership opportunities in the space domain. The French Space Command stood up in September 2019 and is in charge of operations support, space service support and space defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt Luke Kitterman)

The commander of the Combined Force Space Component Command, Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, center, stands for a photo in front of the CFSCC headquarters building with French Space Command officers and French Armed Forces Joint Head Quarters, as well as the U.S. Space Command’s Multinational Space Collaboration office team, Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The French officers pictured with Burt are Lt. Col. Yann Roberge, Col. Guillaume Bourdeloux, Col. Laurent Rigal, and Col. Sebastien Alvarez. The delegation of French officers spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and the 18th Space Defense Squadron to become more familiar with Operation OLYMPIC DEFENDER mission areas, and to discuss potential future operational support and partnership opportunities in the space domain. The French Space Command stood up in September 2019 and is in charge of operations support, space service support and space defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt Luke Kitterman)

The commander of the Combined Force Space Component Command, Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, center, stands for a photo in front of the CFSCC headquarters building with French Space Command officers and French Armed Forces Joint Head Quarters, as well as the U.S. Space Command’s Multinational Space Collaboration office team, Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The French officers pictured with Burt are Lt. Col. Yann Roberge, Col. Guillaume Bourdeloux, Col. Laurent Rigal, and Col. Sebastien Alvarez. The delegation of French officers spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and the 18th Space Defense Squadron to become more familiar with Operation OLYMPIC DEFENDER mission areas, and to discuss potential future operational support and partnership opportunities in the space domain. The French Space Command stood up in September 2019 and is in charge of operations support, space service support and space defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt Luke Kitterman)

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, deputy director of the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), explains the layout of the CSpOC operations floor to members of a delegation of French officers Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The delegation spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and the 18th Space Defense Squadron to become more familiar with Operation OLYMPIC DEFENDER mission areas, and to discuss potential future operational support and partnership opportunities in the space domain. The French Space Command stood up in September 2019 and is in charge of operations support, space service support and space defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt Luke Kitterman)