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German Space Command Commander Visits 18th Space Defense Squadron

German Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Traut, commander of the German Space Command, middle, speaks with members of the 18th Space Defense Squadron at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Dec. 19, 2023. Traut delivered a briefing on the status of the German Space Command to key personnel from the 18 SDS, Combined Space Operations Center, and USSPACECOM Security Cooperation Office. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

PHOTO BY: Tech Sgt. Luke Kitterman
VIRIN: 231219-X-VE588-1046.JPG
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