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Trump Directs Pentagon to Create Space Force

Trump Directs Pentagon to Create Space Force
President Donald Trump holds up an executive order that he signed during a meeting of the National Space Council at the East Room of the White House June 18, 2018.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 02:38 PM

President Donald Trump on Tuesday took a step toward creating a U.S. Space Force, a new branch of the military dedicated to space.

Trump signed Space Policy Directive 4, which puts in place the foundation for a legislative initiative that could establish a Space Force as a new military service comparable to the U.S. Marines.

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday took a step toward creating a U.S. Space Force, a new branch of the military dedicated to space. Trump signed Space Policy Directive 4, which puts in place the foundation for a legislative initiative that could...
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