President Trump directs Defense Department to 'immediately begin the process' of establishing 'space force' as sixth military branch

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(Worthy News) - President Donald Trump declared Monday he will move to make a new branch of the military focused solely on space.

"I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a space force as the sixth branch of the armed forces," Trump said during a meeting of the National Space Council.

"Our destiny beyond the Earth is not only a matter of national identity but a matter of national security," Trump said. [ Source: CNBC (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “President Trump directs Defense Department to 'immediately begin the process' of establishing 'space force' as sixth military branch

  1. U.S. has had a Space Force for many years. We've had killer satellites, spy satellites, mini-nukes circling the Earth for over 30 years. OK, so now let's formalize it. Hmm, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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