Kendall, Saltzman oppose standing up Space National Guard

By Vanessa Montalbano / April 9, 2024 at 5:15 PM
The Air Force is "definitely not interested" in creating a separate Space National Guard, service Secretary Frank Kendall told lawmakers Tuesday. His remarks follow pushback from the National Guard Bureau over the proposed transfer of Air National Guard space units into the Space Force . “It’s too small a number of people to create a large separate institution,” Kendall said during a Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee hearing today to discuss the service’s fiscal year 2025 budget request. “I think it’s...

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