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Space Force Established as Trump Signs NDAA

December 21, 2019

From the Air Force Magazine website

President Donald Trump on December 20 established the US Space Force as America’s sixth military service, one of the most significant changes in Air Force history and a milestone in America’s exploration and militarization of the cosmos.

The Space Force is the Pentagon’s first branch of the military solely dedicated to organizing, training, and equipping personnel to operate and protect military space assets like GPS satellites. It sits within the Air Force and draws on much of the service’s existing bureaucracy, while aiming to create its own culture and structure to prioritize and tackle space in new ways.

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