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Gen. Jay Raymond Sworn in as First Space Force Leader

Jan 17, 2020
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence recently presided over the historic swearing-in ceremony of the first leader of the U.S. Space Force, the newest branch of the U.S. armed forces.

Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond was sworn in as the Space Force's first-ever Chief of Space Operations.

The Space Force was inaugurated as a separate branch of the U.S. military in December 2019.

In his new role, Raymond will also serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Pence stated that Raymond comes from a family with a rich military heritage, noting that since 1865 the Raymond family has had somebody in uniform serving in the U.S. armed forces.

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Photo caption: Vice President Mike Pence on presides over the swearing-in ceremony of Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond, January 14, 2019. (Office of Mike Pence via Twitter)


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