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SAF/SA has the overall responsibility of supporting the Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF) in his/her designated role as the Principal DoD Space Advisor (PDSA).  SAF/SA works in cooperation with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies and Components, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense Space Enterprise, and their respective offices, which are responsible, pursuant to DoDD 5100.96 for contributing to, supporting, and integrating with National Security Space (NSS) through unity of effort within the DoD and across the U.S. Government (USG).  SAF/SA coordinates with the DoD Component Heads on their space programs to eliminate duplication of effort and ensure that resources are used to achieve maximum effect.  SAF/SA also facilitates increased cooperation with the DoD, civil, commercial, Intelligence Community, and international space capabilities. 


"DoD Space Enterprise Governance and Principal DoD Space Advisor (PDSA)",  DoDD Directive 5100.96, June 9, 2017

"One-Year Review of DoD Directive 5100.96, 'DoD Space Enterprise Governance and Principal DoD Space Advisor'", DepSecDef Memorandum, June 9, 2017