Space Force

Elizabeth Howe
June 10, 2020 - 12:34 pm
For the month of May, the newest branch of the Armed Forces – Space Force – put out an invitation for airmen to apply to transfer over from the Air Force. And 8,500 of them signed up. See the details.
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Jack Murphy
June 08, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The Space Force is America’s newest branch of service, announced in 2018, and formally established in 2019. “Space Force” is also the title of a comedy on Netflix that satirizes and parodies the current political climate.
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Jack Murphy
May 15, 2020 - 2:26 pm
On Saturday, Space Force’s launch of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle on an Atlas V rocket will be dedicated to COVID-19 responders and victims.
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Photo credit DVIDS
Elizabeth Howe
May 06, 2020 - 11:00 pm
The United States Space Force just dropped its first recruiting ad and we have questions. Is our purpose on this planet not on this planet?
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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks to reporters during a briefing at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mindful of President Donald Trump's intense interest in space, the Pentagon is declaring U.S. Space Command open for business as part of a broader effort to better defend American interests in space. But there's still no Space Force . Trump planned to participate in a ceremony...
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A computer illustration of the Milky Way galaxy. (Dreamstime)
December 17, 2018 - 3:48 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center.
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A computer illustration of the Milky Way galaxy. (Dreamstime)
August 09, 2018 - 6:17 pm
"It's a bit more difficult than what an idle speech would indicate."
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Space Policy Directive - AP
President Donald Trump shows off a "Space Policy Directive" after signing it during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 18, 2018 - 2:46 pm
"When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space," Trump said.
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