Trump floats the idea of a USA military "Space Force"

Trump floats the idea of a USA military

Donald Trump said Tuesday that his government may need to create a "space force" after suggesting that space is now a "war-fighting domain". "Then I said, "what a great idea", maybe we'll have to do that", he told the servicemen.

In no time, social media was mocking the president's comment and, of course, began spewing out memes. "We may even have a Space Force, develop another one, Space Force".

The only thing better than its glorious dated theme song is that the 30-minute program co-starred a young, dashing Fred Willard as Capt. Thomas Woods.

Trump will be in Los Angeles later in the evening for a private fundraiser near, but not in, Beverly Hills.

The military toyed with the idea of an Air Force space station in orbit in the 1960s, but President Richard Nixon's administration killed the idea, mostly because it found that robotic space efforts were more effective and efficient, McCurdy said. We'll have the space force.


He failed to mention the Coast Guard or the Marines. "And our service members will be vital to ensuring America continues to lead the way into the stars".

After extensive politicking the US Congress passed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act in November.

The proposal would have set up a Space Corps in the mould of the Marine Corps, which is a separate military branch that's housed within the Navy.

Trump's own defence secretary and air force secretary argued vociferously against it when members of Congress pushed it past year, Sean O'Keefe, who was both NASA administrator and navy secretary under president George W. Bush, told the Associated Press.

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