CR likely to slow Space Force hiring, field command establishment

By Courtney Albon / October 16, 2020 at 4:10 PM
The Space Force's chief operating officer said today he expects the restrictions imposed by Congress' continuing resolution to slow the standup of new field commands and impede the growth of the service's civilian workforce. Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, the Space Force's deputy chief of space operations, said during a Mitchell Institute event that while he understands the function of the CR is to limit funding to preserve lawmakers' decision space, the measure will slow the new service's momentum. "When...

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