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First Moody Airmen to become Guardians take oath

A photo of audience standing.

Audience members await the start of a U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of several Airmen sitting in chairs in the audience.

Airmen attend a U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of two Airmen raising their right are during an enlistment.

Lt. Col. Brian Crooks, left, 23d Communications Squadron commander, administers the U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment to Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, 23d CS mission defense team section chief, Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Hatch, Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of two Airmen raising their right hands during an enlistment.

Lt. Col. Brian Crooks, left, 23d Communications Squadron commander, administers the U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment to Senior Airman Matthew Fitzgerald, 23d CS client systems technician, Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of Airmen posing in front of an American flag.

Airmen pose for a photo during a U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb, 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of an Airman putting a patch on another Airman's uniform.

Technical Sgt. Nicholas Stoneking, 336th Recruiting Squadron client systems supervisor, places patches onto U.S. Space Force Spc.4 Matthew Fitzgerald during a U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of a child putting a patch on a mans uniform.

Family members place patches on U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch; during U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb. 9; 2021; at Moody Air Force Base; Georgia. Hatch; Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems; maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of a family posing next to an American flag.

U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Hatch, poses with family after a U.S. Space Force oath of enlistment ceremony Feb. 9, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Hatch, Spc. 4 Matthew Fitzgerald and three other deployed Guardians are the first to transition to the Space Force from Moody. These Guardians assumed the responsibility of acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power and organizing space forces to present to combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --