Renaming Air Force bases that have a significant space mission is one of the recommendations by the Space Force Planning Task Force “to show visible progress towards the establishment of the Space Force.”
Eighty-eight military members will make up the unit, likely to be called the 293rd Space Control Squadron, said Brig. Gen. Ryan Okahara, commander of the Hawaii Air Guard.
The Air Force came out smelling of roses in the 2020 minibus appropriations bill agreed to by the House and Senate yesterday.
United States Space Force: The idea of a separate military service focused on space has been debated for almost two decades.
Space Force personnel, and especially their leadership, will need to be bold in their break from the cultures that have previously defined their members.
The U.S. Air Force has led the Armed Forces in establishing the world’s best space capability. Breaking that apart solves nothing. Worse, it could do grievous damage, create uncertainty and unintended consequences, while adding unnecessary bureaucracy and cost.
Creation Of Space Force Will Carry Price Tag In The 'Single-Digit' Billions, Top Pentagon Official Says
Report: The cost to create President Trump's Space Force could be lower than $5 billion and certainly will be in the single-digit billions.
Space Corps: "The history of human expansion into unknown regions shows that military capabilities are necessary. Why should outer space be any different?”