Inside the Air Force - November 10, 2017

Conferees balk at Space Corps, eliminate PDSA, A11 space advocate roles

November 9, 2017 at 5:08 PM
Lawmakers stopped short of directing the creation of a separate Space Corps in their fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill, but propose changes to the space acquisition process and eliminate several key space leadership slots, including the brand new deputy chief of staff for space superiority role. Senior House and Senate Armed Services committee staffers told reporters at a Nov. 8 briefing the compromise bill includes language that would require the deputy defense secretary to commission a report from a...

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