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VP Pence Lays out 'Space Force' as New Branch of US Military

VP Pence Lays out 'Space Force' as New Branch of US Military In a speech on Thursday, the Vice President announced that the new Space Force would be operational by 2020. Vice President Mike Pence, via NBC News Vice President Mike Pence, via NBC News Space Force would become the sixth branch of the U.S. military, the first new branch since the Air Force was established during World War II. A 15-page proposal from the Department of Defense lays out the creation phases of Space Force. The new branch of the military requires Congressional approval. Vice President Mike Pence, via NBC News Pence says Space Force would be a re-organization of existing space programs and personnel, initially led by a civilian. Space Force would be split among the Space Development Agency, the Space Operations Force which includes "space warfighters," Services and Support and the Space Command. Space Force would be commanded by a four-star general. Vice Presi

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