Rogers: Trump's call for Space Force has support in Congress, but legislation not likely until FY-20

By Courtney Albon / June 21, 2018 at 11:20 AM
The lawmaker leading efforts within Congress to reorganize the military space enterprise under a separate service told Inside Defense this week that while President Trump's direction to establish a Space Force will give momentum to ongoing efforts, the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill will not likely authorize the creation of a new military service. House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) said in a June 20 interview the president's announcement this week that he would direct...

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