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  • With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality

    President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.
  • Space Force Briefing Transcript

    Hon. Barbara Barrett, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force; General John "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force
  • Department of Defense Establishes U.S. Space Force

    Today the President signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and with it, directed the establishment of the U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces.
  • Barrett, Air Force leaders applaud Space Force’s formal creation

    ARLINGTON. Va. (AFNS) – Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett praised the formal creation of the U.S. Space Force Dec. 20, identifying it as a critical capability in defending the nation and pledging that the first new branch of the military since 1947 would be established with speed and clarity of purpose.
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