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Space Force National Guard Likely to Cost $100M/Year

June 6, 2020

From the Breaking Defense website

Creating a limited Space Force National Guard and Reserve along the lines proposed by Adjutant Generals in February will cost about $100 million each year to operate, says the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). An additional $20 million might be incurred by DoD in one-time costs for the construction of new facilities, says a new study released today.

Senior leadership of the Guard and Reserve, including Gen. Joseph Lengyel, head of the National Guard Bureau, have argued strenuously that a separate component is needed to support the Space Force to maintain a smooth chain of command and a consistent training profile.

And they have some pretty strong backing on Capitol Hill.

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