The House Armed Services Committee will not determine its position on creating a U.S. Space Force until the full committee markup of the fiscal 2020 defense policy bill June 12. Creating a sixth armed service is not in the Chairman’s mark released June 10. Committee staff said this is a result of diverging member opinions: ranging from “hell no” to supporting a full Space Force. Waiting until full committee markup June 12 gives members time to flesh out their opinion, as ...


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