The Air Force will present a plan to Congress in March with more details on a Guard component.
The Defense Department is requesting $705.4 billion in 2021 in a budget it says will focus on dominance across the air, sea, land, space and cyberspace by investing in joint programs that bring the domains together.
The Space Force is making sure its human capital ducks are in a row as it sets up.
The Air Force needs to keep the Space Force in its organization while also letting it build its own culture.
The U.S. now has a Space Force. Assets are already moving over from the Air Force.
This past year saw some interesting topics pop up in the military; 2020 may see the same.
The final agreement maintains the NDAA’s decades-long reputation of must-pass legislation, but punts thorny border issues to the still-unsettled appropriations process.
U.S. Space Command is strengthening its relationship with companies like SpaceX to stay at the vanguard of space tech.
Intelligence support for space as a warfighting domain will require new professionals, capabilities, alliances, and even a new perspective on the relationship between space and intelligence.
Lt. Gen Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, talked with Federal News Network’s Scott Maucione about the new entity.
On Aug. 29, 2019, Defense Secretary Mark Esper officially established the U.S. Space Command under direction from the White House.