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Aug. 10, 2018

Proposed Space Force to Protect, Expand U.S. Cosmic Capabilities

The proposal to form the U.S. Space Force is rooted in protecting America’s advantages in space and in ensuring such advantages continue, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said during a roundtable discussion with reporters at the Pentagon.

Aug. 9, 2018

Space Force to Become Sixth Branch of Armed Forces

The United States Space Force would be the sixth branch of the armed services and the Defense Department will release a report outlining the steps needed to make the new branch a reality, Vice President Mike Pence announced at the Pentagon.

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