Space force

The ‘Starfleet’ amendment puts the Space Force in a political stalemate

Introduced by Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas), the proposal to use Navy ranks received significant endorsement from Starfleet Captain William Shatner himself. WASHINGTON — Before the House passed the so-called “Starfleet Amendment,” Space Force officials had been debating internally a new reporting structure to distinguish the space branch from its parent service, the U.S. Air Force. […]

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Star Trek’s Captain Kirk calls out Space Force in ranking debate

William Shatner as Captain Kirk. SCS William Shatner, famous for his role as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise on Star Trek, doesn’t want to see a future where the real Space Force has colonels in command of starships. Shatner delivered an op-ed in Military Times on Wednesday titled “What’s Wrong With You, […]

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William Shatner rails against Space Force officer ranks in op-ed

TV’s most outspoken space explorer has a question for the minds behind America’s newest branch of the military: “What’s wrong with you, Space Force?” In a Military Times op-ed published on Wednesday, actor William Shatner railed against the US Space Force for choosing the Air Force officer rank structure over the Navy, contravening decades science […]

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The Space Force moves to define itself and its mission

The United States Space Force has just released a document titled “Spacepower” which sets out to define its doctrine and role in peacekeeping on the high frontier of space. The document recognizes the truth that space has changed from a relatively benign domain, where peoples and nations peacefully undertake exploration and trade and avoid conflict, […]

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Reviews | “Space Force officers must think like Navy officers if they are to succeed”

However, the Air Force’s birthplace Space Force (painfully and unexpectedly, for some) might not be able to completely escape the influence of its parent service without outside help. The Space Force Motto Semper Supra – “Always Above” – ​​suggests that staff should look to the “common fight”, not the stars, to ensure American security and […]