Space force

Hyten: Space Force has a limited time window to define its future

Congress gave the Space Force “wide latitude to define its future.” But Congress is impatient, Hyten warned. WASHINGTON — Congress has given the US Space Force plenty of leeway to decide how it wants to organize itself as a new military branch. But if Space Force leaders take too long to come up with concrete […]

Space force

Is Space Force supposed to “look down” or “look out”? The titles will tell

Over the past two weeks, much has been written about whether America’s fledgling Space Force should use naval ranks to organize its structure and hierarchy, or stick to the traditional rank titles of its parent service. , the United States Air Force. The matter is subject to a bill recently passed by the House of […]

Space force

William Shatner wants US Space Force ranks to use captains, not colonels

In a weird and real plot worthy of any ‘Star Trek’ episode, none other than William Shatner, the actor who played famed Captain James T. Kirk in ‘Star Trek: The Original Series’, wants the US Space Force renames its colonels to captains. What Shatner is now supporting is a proposed amendment to the House of […]