216 SPCS Enables CFSCC Mission, Assures Access to Space Through Spectrum Warfare

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Esmeralda Sanchez Avila, 216th Space Control Squadron (SPCS) radio frequency transmission specialist, looks over an the large multi-band antenna (LMA) June 22, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Sanchez Avila has been with the 216 SPCS since 2018 and maintains the weapons systems through preventative maintenance inspections, antenna mobility checks, system cleanliness, and all the pieces of the LMA are working properly. (Credit: U.S. Space Force/Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

By Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman
Combined Force Space Component Command

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. – One element of warfare that is not always in the limelight but easily touches all warfighting domains is the electromagnetic spectrum. At Vandenberg Space Force Base, there resides an Air National Guard squadron that works regularly with the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) in its mission to deliver combat relevant space capabilities to combatant commanders.

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