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Any plan by the White House to create a new military service would need congressional action.

"Today, other nations are seeking to disrupt our space-based systems and challenge our supremacy as never before", Pence said as he announced the creation of the Space Force as the sixth branch of the us military.

Second, the report calls for the establishment of a Space Operations Force - an elite group of joint warfighters, specializing in the domain of space, who will form the backbone of the nation's newest armed service. "Space is an environment that we're supposed to work together peacefully in".

In a Pentagon address, Vice President Mike Pence spoke of a stronger, safer America, highlighting emerging threats from Russian Federation and China.

It would become the United States military's sixth branch, following the Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps.

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Pence said on Thursday that it was an idea "whose time had come" and made clear that the White House wants to get on with the project as soon as possible.

"This is a critical step toward's establishing the Space Force as the sixth branch of our armed forces". He has since announced his support for the plan.

But with Russian Federation and China developing weapons that threaten USA satellites and investing in hypersonic technology, Pence said the nation could not afford inaction. In the second phase the Pentagon would combine all the components into the new sixth branch of service.

And yes, one of these just says "Mars awaits" even though presumably the Space Force is not just about Mars.

"President Trump wants a SPACE FORCE - a groundbreaking endeavor for the future of America and the final frontier", campaign manager Brad Parscale wrote Thursday in an email, the Washington Examiner reported.

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"We are going to have the Space Force", he said during a meeting of the National Space Council.

The US military has had a long working relationship with space, Pence said.

The report calls for the creation of a new major unified Combatant Command called US Space Command, which would be akin to the operational commands that oversee US troops in the Middle East and the Indo-Pacific. After voting for a logo, users are asked to enter their information and to donate to the Trump-Pence re-election campaign.

Democratic Senator Brian Schatz, who is on the Defense Appropriations subcommittee, said the Space Force was a 'dumb idea'.

"Like the other military branches, the Space Force will organize, train, and equip forces to protect national security interests in the physical domain of space".

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