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Space Delta 4, Detachment 1, Deactivates, Then Reactivates as 3rd Space Communications Squadron

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, gives a speech directed toward the crucial mission performed by DEL 4, Detachment 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022.

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, gives a speech directed toward the crucial mission performed by DEL 4, Detachment 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022. DEL 4, Det 1 was created in 1978 as an operating location for the 36th Aerospace Wing. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shaun Combs)

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, joined alongside Maj. Luke Basham, 3rd Space Communication Squadron commander, deactivate Space Delta 4 Detachment 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022.

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, joined alongside Maj. Luke Basham, 3rd Space Communication Squadron commander, deactivate Space Delta 4 Detachment 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022. Under DET 1’s new alias, the 3rd SCS, they will continue to persevere and maintain critical communication pathways. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shaun Combs)

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, joined by U.S. Space Force Maj. Luke Basham, Space Delta 4 Detachment 1 commander, prepare to deactivate the DEL 4, DET 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022.

U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, joined by U.S. Space Force Maj. Luke Basham, Space Delta 4 Detachment 1 commander, prepare to deactivate the DEL 4, DET 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022. DET 1 will reactivate under their new alias, the 3rd Space Communication Satellite Communication Squadron. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shaun Combs)

BUCKLEY SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, gives a speech directed toward the crucial mission performed by DEL 4, Detachment 1 at Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., March 24, 2022. DEL 4, Det 1 was created in 1978 as an operating location for the 36th Aerospace Wing. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shaun Combs)