space support team

space support team

A team of space operations experts provided by the Commander, US Space Command (or one of the space component commands and augmented by national agencies, as required) upon request of a geographic combatant commander to assist the supported commander in integrating space power into the terrestrial campaign. Also called SST. See also space; space power; space support.
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His previous assignments include serving as battalion assistant S3, 1st Space Battalion, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.; commander of Bravo Detachment, 1st Space Company, 1st Space Battalion, 1st Space Brigade, Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar; deputy team leader, Army Space Support Team 6, 2nd Space Company, 1st Space Battalion, 1st Space Brigade, Peterson Air Force Base; and Headquarters and Headquarters Company executive officer and scout platoon leader, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division (Army Evaluation Task Force), Fort Bliss, Texas.
(6) One example is the joint space support team assigned to the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) in Camp Fallujah, Iraq.
* Continuing; Army space support team members were embedded with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and provided expertise in GPS operations, counter GPS-jamming techniques, and digital terrain data exploitation.
This temporary surge is possible through the joint space support teams (JSST) and service focused space support teams: Air Force space support team (AFSST, Fourteenth Air Force); Navy space support team (NSST); Army space support team (ASST); and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Operational Support Office (OSO) National Intelligence Support Teams (NIST).
Slaven Jr., USN, "What the Warfighter Should Know about Space: A Report on US Space Command Joint Space Support Teams," research report (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air War College, 1997), 8-10, http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA399180 (accessed 8 April 2010); and UMD 38-2, Manpower and Organization: Space Support Team Operations, 2 January 1996, http://www.fas.org/spp/military/ docops/usspac/md38_2.htm (accessed 17 February 2010).
Tod Fenner, who'd been designated team leader for the Army space support team tasked to support JTF-DNC.
"Before we started fielding the SSEs to the divisions, we would send in an Army Space Support Team just in time before deployment.
For example, Army space support team members are embedded with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and are providing expertise in Global Positioning System operations, counter GPS-jamming techniques, and digital terrain data exploitation.
We envisioned and formed joint space support teams that traveled forward to educate theater commanders on space.
includes 10 space support teams that support corps and higher headquarters around the world, added SMDC/ARSTRAT spokesman Mike Howard.