Brigadier-General Kevin G. Whale to be first senior General Officer appointed to the United States Air Force Space Command

BGen Kevin Whale at CASI ASTRO 2019. Credit: SpaceQ.

The Department of National Defence today announced that for the first time ever a senior General Office will be sent to work at the United States Air Force Space Command (USAFSPC) in Colorado Springs.

Brigadier-General (BGen.) Kevin G. Whale has been serving as the Director General and Joint Force Component Commander for Space at DND since August of 2017.

BGen. Whale is being appointed to the new position of Deputy Commander Plans for USAFSPC in Colorado Springs where he will be responsible for plans, programs, requirements and analysis.

Replacing BGen. Whale is Colonel G.M. Adamson who is being promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General.

The announcement was made today as part of the 2020 Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements.

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Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 28 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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    This is good news, as a guy who has been in the military and civilian space biz since 1978 I am glad to see some multinational cooperation. I worked very closely with our Canadian allies at the NORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex (starting in 1978!) in space object tracking. We had a number of Canadian officers working with us and they were marvelous and brought a LOT of talent to the effort.

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