Shanahan stresses importance of Space Force debate as Air Force releases new plan

September 20, 2018 at 11:58 AM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said this week the debates around how to organize a new Space Force are key to shaping the legislative proposal the Pentagon will deliver to Congress in February. Directed by President Trump in June to stand up a Space Force, the Pentagon has established a governance committee to craft a legislative proposal for the new department. That plan is set to be delivered to Congress in February. Shanahan noted the Defense...

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