Maj. Gen. Shawn N. Bratton, USAF
Commander, Space Training and Readiness Command
United States Air Force
Maj Gen Shawn N. Bratton is Commander, Space Training and Readiness Command, temporarily located at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.
Space Training and Readiness Command was established as a Field Command 23 August 2021, and is responsible for preparing the USSF and more than 6,000 Guardians to prevail in competition and conflict through innovative education, training, doctrine, and test activities.
Maj Gen Bratton received his commission from the Academy of Military Science in Knoxville, Tenn. Prior to his commissioning Maj Gen Bratton served as an enlisted member of the 107th Air Control Squadron, Arizona Air National Guard. He has served in numerous operational and staff positions. Maj Gen Bratton was the first Air National Guardsman to attend Space Weapons Instructor Course at Nellis Air Force Base. He deployed to the Air Component Coordination Element, Camp Victory Iraq for Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, he served as the USNORTHCOM Director of Space Forces, and commanded the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group, Maryland Air National Guard. He also served as the Deputy Director of Operations, USSPACECOM.
Prior to his current assignment, Maj Gen Bratton served as the Space Training and Readiness Task Force Lead.