Conference Wire: Air, Space & Cyber 2023, Day 2

Speeches by the chiefs of the Air Force and Space Forces were highlights at the giant gathering outside Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Space Force has a new mission statement that lays out some of the things the service needs to do to better prepare for great power competition, Gen. Chance Saltzman, chief of space operations, told an audience at the Air & Space Forces Association's annual Air, Space & Cyber conference in National Harbor, Md.

Meanwhile, Gen. CQ Brown—Air Force Chief of Staff—reiterated the need to "Accelerate change or die" and to adopt the service's newish Agile Combat Employment concept of operations. D1's Audrey Decker has more, here.