California Lawmakers Want Space Force Training At Vandenberg

Col. Anthony Mastalir, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, and Maj. Gen. Deanna Burt, Combined Force Space Component Command commander, unveil Vandenberg's new U.S. Space Force name during a May 2021 ceremony.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A group of California lawmakers is pressing the Department of the Air Force to base the U.S. Space Force’s new training command in their home state, while warning that political interests should not influence future basing decisions and pointing to ongoing criticism of U.S. Space Command’s move to...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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