Senate authorizers would elevate Space Force acquisition official to four-star level, expand authorities

By Sara Sirota  
June 14, 2019 at 10:31 AM
Senate authorizers are looking to elevate the civilian lead official overseeing space acquisition to a four-star level equivalent and expand the position’s authorities for the coming Space Force. According to the report accompanying the Senate Armed Services Committee's defense policy bill released yesterday, the existing principal assistant secretary of the Air Force for space would be renamed as the principal assistant secretary of the Air Force for space acquisition and integration. This role would be distinct from the assistant secretary...

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