Inside the Air Force - September 8, 2017

Analysts, former DOD officials question USAF pushback on Space Corps

September 07, 2017 |
Courtney Albon
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The Air Force has strongly opposed a new proposal to establish a separate Space Corps, alleging it would be too expensive and disruptive -- but some analysts and former Defense Department officials are puzzled by the service's response to an organizational change they say could help manage the space domain. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Jim Cooper (D-TN), the chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, proposed a major organizational reform of the space domain...

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