• What's a Space Force, and Can Trump Really Start One?

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Satellites make much of modern warfare possible, through GPS systems, wireless communications and sophisticated weather forecasting. This makes satellites tempting military targets. The U.S. Air Force is now responsible for defending American satellites and spacecraft and wants to continue to do so. But President Donald Trump says the perils require a new military branch, which has come to be known as the Space Force. Critics say adding a Space Force would just add bureaucracy and costs. Support
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  • America's former top military official chides Trump's 'Space Force' proposal, says it was 'raffled off,' and tells Congress to 'sort this out'

    America's former top military official chides Trump's 'Space Force' proposal, says it was 'raffled off,' and tells Congress to 'sort this out'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's call for the Department of Defense to create a new branch of the military, dubbed the "Space Force," continues to face skepticism from both former and current military officials.
    The latest example came from former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey on Friday, who claimed Trump "raffled off" the Space Force.
    The establishment of a new military branch requires congressional approval.
    Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday delivered a speech at the Pentagon outlining the administration's plan to move forward with the Space Force.
    President...
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