By JACQUELINE FELDSCHER 2/10/2019 07:11 PM EST Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday celebrated congressional action to create the U.S. Space Force in its annual defense policy bill, crediting President Donald Trump with a major victory in advancing American dominance in space. “One administration after another have observed the lack… Continue Reading Pence hails Space Force agreement as major victory

by Sandra Erwin — May 23, 2019 The SASC bill seeks to minimize cost and ease the growing pains of establishing a new service by making the commander of Air Force Space Command also the commander of the U.S. Space Force. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s effort to create a… Continue Reading Senate Armed Services OKs Space Force with conditions

By Dan Boyce• May 14, 2019 While President Trump pushes Congress to create a new military branch called the Space Force, the Pentagon is about to choose a permanent home for its existing Space Command. Dan Boyce reports that military communities are competing to host the permanent headquarters of the… Continue Reading While Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Sits On The Launchpad, The Military Seeks A Home For Space Command

by Sandra Erwin — April 9, 2019 Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson on Feb. 21 directed a team led by Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton Crozier to develop an “initial work plan” to establish a Space Force under the Department of the Air Force. COLORADO SPRINGS — Congress may or… Continue Reading Air Force has a plan to get Space Force up and running as soon as Congress gives the green light

Monday Feb 25th 2:50pm The United States may or may not be getting a Space Force, but while President Trump is all-in on the creation of a new branch of the U.S. Military—and blowing up the military bureaucracy—it’s worth keeping in mind other countries have their military space programs. A… Continue Reading Trump’s Space Force Isn’t the Only Military Space Program: Here’s What China and Russia Are Up To

Jan. 17, 2019, 12:49 PM EST By Dartunorro Clark President Donald Trump said on Thursday that space represents “a new warfighting domain” and touted his plan for a sixth branch of the military to extend America’s might in the vast unknown. “We will recognize that space is a new war-fighting… Continue Reading Trump touts Space Force plans at Pentagon

10/15/2018 WASHINGTON — Since a U.S. Air Force estimate emerged in September, putting the cost of President Donald Trump’s desired Space Force at $13 billion, Pentagon officials have been pledging that the “official” cost estimate from the department will be much smaller. Now we know by how much. Speaking to… Continue Reading Here’s what the Pentagon thinks the actual cost of a Space Force will be.

4:00 pm on October 26, 2018 Despite the snickering of partisans, and the more credible concerns from some worried about reassigning military resources, Space Force appears to be actually happening so everyone go ahead and get used to it. And according to Vice President Mike Pence, the administration is so… Continue Reading Pence Justifies Need For Space Force, Says Other Nations Have Been ‘Undermining’ US Space-Based Systems ‘For Years’

14 Oct, 2018 03:11 Keen as ever on the idea of having a fighting force in space, US President Donald Trump says it’s a necessity for Washington because its perceived top adversaries – Russia and China – are beating it to the punch. Trump was speaking at one of his… Continue Reading US needs a space force because Russia is ahead on it, Trump says