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Pentagon Mulls Space National Guard Options

February 13, 2020

From the Air Force Magazine website

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National Guard officials are pushing for the Defense Department and Congress to create a Space National Guard despite some uncertainty within the Pentagon about how to move forward.

The Office of the Secretary of Defense is drawing up multiple options for what the Space Force’s Reserve component might look like, including creating a single-component service with full-time and part-time employees instead of traditional Reserve or National Guard units, or possibly ditching the reserve component altogether, said Maj. Gen. David Baldwin, California’s adjutant general.

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