Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Final Frontier

Dry Bones cartoon, Trump, Space Force, Pentagon, Star Trek,

According to The Week:

The Pentagon isn't waiting for Congress to start building Trump's Space Force

President Trump's enthusiastic calls for the U.S. to launch some sort of military Space Force got a mixed response in Congress and the Pentagon, but the Defense Department will give him much of what he wants by the end of 2018, with or without Congress, Defense One reported Monday. The Space Force plan, drawn up largely by Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and to be presented to lawmakers Wednesday, does envision creating an 11th unified combatant command, the four-star U.S. Space Command, similar to the command overseeing special forces, but mostly the draft proposal deals with buying and launching satellites -more