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Defense nominee Mark Esper calls on Congress to provide ‘necessary resources’ to stand up Space Force
Esper told the SASC that, if confirmed, he intends to get involved in the Space Force legislative debate.
The House and Senate voted in support of a space service to be nested inside the Air Force, but much still remains unresolved.
Gen. Mark Milley said he fully supports the establishment of a Space Force and rejects the criticism that the new branch is just an “added layer of bureaucracy.”
White House challenges HASC Space Corps language, strongly objects to space launch provisions in NDAA
On the National Security Space Launch program, the administration “strongly objects” to HASC language “as it would increase mission risk for the nation’s national security satellites.”
Acting Air Force Secretary Matt Donovan: “Let’s unleash the space professionals."
Air Force officials see growing support for space on Capitol Hill and DoD despite ongoing leadership changes.
In the coming weeks, the Defense Department, the Air Force and the Army will have new secretaries.
In a letter to President Trump, Stopher said he plans to return to the private sector.
HASC creates a United States Space Corps led by a four-star commandant.
The SASC is trying to hold the Air Force more accountable for the performance of space acquisition programs.
HASC Chairman Adam Smith: “We have an agreement on an amendment" to create a space force or space corps.
If the culture issue is not addressed, the current organization will fail to develop the human capital required to preserve U.S. dominance.
The SASC bill makes the commander of Air Force Space Command also the commander of the U.S. Space Force for the first year.
The HAC notes that the decision to not back the $72 million request should not be read as a complete rejection of the idea of establishing a Space Force.