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CFSCC says farewell to Burt, welcomes Schiess

Members of the base Honor Guard team march past audience members and the official party for the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, was the presiding officer for the ceremony and transferred CFSCC’s command from U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt to U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Members of the base Honor Guard team march past audience members and the official party for the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, was the presiding officer for the ceremony and transferred CFSCC’s command from U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt to U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Attendees of the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony stand during the National Anthem at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. More than 350 people attended the event, both in-person and virtually, to welcome incoming CFSCC commander, Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, and also say farewell to the outgoing CFSCC commander Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt, after she served as the unit’s commander for 21 months. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Attendees of the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony stand during the National Anthem at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. More than 350 people attended the event, both in-person and virtually, to welcome incoming CFSCC commander, Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, and also say farewell to the outgoing CFSCC commander Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt, after she served as the unit’s commander for 21 months. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks during the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Dickinson was the presiding officer for the ceremony and facilitated the transfer of CFSCC’s command from U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt to U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, speaks during the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Dickinson was the presiding officer for the ceremony and facilitated the transfer of CFSCC’s command from U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt to U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

(From left to right) U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt, outgoing Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander, U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Grange S. Coffin IV, CFSCC SEL, and U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, incoming CFSCC commander, prepare to participate in the ceremonious passing of the guidon during the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. The transfer of command is a tradition dating back to the 18th century, and symbolizes the continuity of command of the armed forces. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

(From left to right) U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt, outgoing Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander, U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Grange S. Coffin IV, CFSCC SEL, and U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, incoming CFSCC commander, participate in the ceremonious passing of the guidon during the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. The transfer of command is a tradition dating back to the 18th century, and symbolizes the continuity of command of the armed forces. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, former Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander, speaks to attendees of the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Burt served as CFSCC’s commander for 21 months, managing global space operations and space traffic management around the globe. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, former Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander, speaks to attendees of the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Burt served as CFSCC’s commander for 21 months, managing global space operations and space traffic management around the globe. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, newly appointed Combined Force Space Component Command commander, makes his first remarks as the unit’s commander during the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Prior to assuming command of CFSCC, Schiess was the Deputy Commanding General, Operations at Headquarters Space Operations Command at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, newly appointed Combined Force Space Component Command commander, makes his first remarks as the unit’s commander during the CFSCC change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. Prior to assuming command of CFSCC, Schiess was the Deputy Commanding General, Operations at Headquarters Space Operations Command at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the base Honor Guard team march past audience members and the official party for the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) change of command ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022. U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, was the presiding officer for the ceremony and transferred CFSCC’s command from U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt to U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)