Air Force announces new candidates for SPACECOM HQ

By Courtney Albon / November 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM
The Air Force today announced six candidate bases to host U.S. Space Command Headquarters, including multiple locations not included in its initial attempt to choose a home base for the new combatant command. The candidate locations are: Kirtland Air Force Base, NM; Offutt AFB, NE; Patrick AFB, FL; Peterson AFB, CO; Port San Antonio, TX; and Redstone Army Airfield, AL. The Air Force, which is leading the effort, plans to select a headquarters location in early 2021. "The Department of...

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