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Space Base Delta 1

Space Base Delta 1

Headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Space Base Delta 1 falls under the direction of Space Operations Command for its day-to-day operational missions, while it receives higher headquarters support for its base operations missions from Air Force Materiel Command as the Air Force servicing major command. 

SBD 1 enables U.S. Space Force operations for nine of the 13 USSF Space Deltas and more than 111 other mission partners across 22 world-wide operating locations by providing integrated Base Operating Support (e.g., directly assisting, maintaining, supplying, and distributing support of forces at the operating location), Combat Service Support (e.g., the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of all operating forces at the operating location), and Delta Support Agency services.

SBD 1 is unique in that it currently hosts real property at seven installations to include Peterson SFB, Schriever SFB, Pituffik Space Base, Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station, New Boston SFS, Ka’ena Point SFS, and the AFRL Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS) on the summit of Haleakala, Hawaii. Today, SBD 1 is also responsible for ensuring installation support agreements with U.S. military installations in close proximity to an additional 17 geographically separated units reaching every corner of the globe.

SBD 1 hosts multiple, major mission partners to include: NORAD & U.S. Northern Command; U.S. Space Command; Army Space & Missile Defense Command; Space Operations Command and Space Training and Readiness Command and their operational deltas world-wide; Joint Task Force-Space Defense; Air Force Reserve Command’s 302d Airlift Wing and 310th Space Wing; and shared runway operations with the Colorado Springs Airport. In total, Space Base Delta 1 consists of over 4,300 military and civilian members who support nearly 18,400 personnel.


One team delivering warfighting capabilities through unrivaled combat service and base operations support.


America's epicenter of space power; providing agile and uninterrupted service to our warfighters.


- Sustain survivable and endurable power project platforms that enable multi-domain operations.

- Build a professional and resilient Total Force empowered through innovation, experience, education, and inclusiveness.

- Deliver ready and lethal combat-capable Forces to win, now and in the future.


Learn more here: SBD 1 Fact Sheet

Space Base Delta 1 Leadership

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Space Base Delta 1 Commander
Col. David Hanson

​Space Base Delta 1 Senior Enlisted Leader
Chief Master Sgt. Charles J. Apodaca

CMSgt Clark
Space Base Delta 1 Senior Enlisted Airman
Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Clark

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Schriever Space Force Base
Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Base
Pituffik Space Base
New Boston Space Force Station
Kaena Point Space Force Station
Maui Space Surveillance Complex