House authorizers would allow National Guard transfers to Space Force with limitations

By Shelley K. Mesch / May 14, 2024 at 5:03 PM
The House Armed Services Committee may allow the Space Force to integrate some units of the Air National Guard, but would limit the authorities the service sought in a proposal sent to Congress earlier this year. The chairman’s mark-up of the fiscal year 2025 defense policy bill would prohibit the Air Force secretary, who oversees the Space Force, from deactivating units, moving units out of state or assigning a new mission to units absorbed by the service. It would still...

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