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Schiess returns to Valley Elementary, inspires next generation
U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, Combined Force Space Component Command commander, engages with a student from Valley Elementary School in Yucaipa and resident of Yucaipa, California, April 14, 2023. Schiess, a previous student of Valley, was invited back to his old elementary school for ‘Leadership Day’ where he gave a speech, visited classrooms and discussed Space Force-related topics with faculty members. This visit is part of the GO Inspire Program, designed for General Officers to inform, influence and inspire young Americans for military service and give the opportunity for every youth to connect with someone they can identify with whether that is based on race, gender or where they grew up. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

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