The director of staff of the United States Space Force is a position in the United States Space Force held by a lieutenant general. The officeholder oversees the administration and organization of the Office of the Chief of Space Operations, synchronizing policy, plans, positions, procedures, and cross-functional issues within the headquarters staff.
|Director of Staff of the United States Space Force|
|United States Space Force|
|Member of||Office of the Chief of Space Operations|
|Reports to||Secretary of the Air Force|
Chief of Space Operations
with Senate advice and consent
|First holder||Nina Armagno|
|Deputy||Deputy Director of Staff|
The organizational structure of the Space Force headquarters was first proposed in February 2020 with a director of staff. By July 2020, Major General B. Chance Saltzman was performing the duties in an acting capacity. On July 29, 2020, then-Major General Nina Armagno was nominated for the director of staff position. She was promoted on August 17, 2020, then becoming the inaugural director of staff of the U.S. Space Force.
|No.||Director of Staff||Term||Ref.|
|Portrait||Name||Took office||Left office||Term length|
|~December 2019||June 2020||~183 days|||
B. Chance Saltzman
|~July 2020||~14 August 2020||~30 days|||
|~17 August 2020||Incumbent||~1 year, 279 days|||