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Unlike Netflix’s ‘Space Force,’ the real thing is no longer a joke

General David Thompson, second in command of the US Space Force, is aware of the jokes about his job. Nickname teasing Guardians (of the galaxy?). The playful accusation – by George Takei no less – that his logo is a “Star Trek” rip-off. And the oldest joke of all: the netflix comedy “Space Force”, starring […]

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The RAF challenges Space Force with its own Star Trek-like uniforms

In September 2021, the US Space Force released its service dress uniform. Distinct from its Air Force origin, the Space Force uniform reflects the service of the star trek-esque Delta logo and looks like something out of the world of science fiction. Across the pond, Britain’s Royal Air Force is getting into the sci-fi theme […]

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Why the Space Force deserves respect and an expanded mission

Nothing really illustrates how the Space Force – this new branch of the military service created by the old President TrumpDonald TrumpNevada County plans to count all ballots by hand Omarosa hit with K penalty for financial non-reporting and continued under President Joe BidenJoe BidenUngar-Sargon: Working class hardest hit by inflation Nevada County plans to […]

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Air Force Makes Uniform Changes With Women In Mind, Space Force Works To Fix Those Baggy Pants

Tracy Roan has been busy for the past two years. Having served as chief of the Air Force Uniform Bureau at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, since 2018, Roan has helped shape some of the most progressive and drastic clothing changes for the branch, as well as the development of the Space Force’s […]

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‘Space it up’: Space Force to alter Air Force blues pending final dress uniform rollout

Chief Staff Sgt. Roger A. Towberman shows a prototype rank insignia to wear on the Space Force camouflage uniform, in a video posted on an Air Force network, Feb. 4, 2022. (US Space Force ) The Space Force is aiming for “quick wins” with plans to polish the Air Force blues uniform before finally deploying […]

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‘Space Force? Is it real?’ Guardians are still struggling with an unconvinced public

A Space Force captain traveling with his wife stood stunned at the Spirit Airlines ticket counter last October in hopes of taking advantage of the company’s waived baggage fees for active duty members. But there was a problem: the Spirit employee didn’t believe the Space Force existed. The officer showed a military-issued ID, checked the […]

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The United States Space Force: “Always on top”

In 2019, President Trump converted the US Air Force Space Command into a new military service: the United States Space Force. Its members will be known as “Guardians” rather than Astronauts, and most have transferred from the Air Force. New Guardians are trained at Air Force recruit training centers. Here is the mission statement: “The […]

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Netflix’s Space Force Season 2 Premiere Date And First Look

Netflix has released the official premiere date of space force Season 2, with a first look at the comedy’s return in a new poster. With Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Steve Carell (Office, foxcatcher, The morning show), the second season will be released on the streamer on February 18, 2022. RELATED: We’re All Dead […]

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Space Force taps UT Austin to help with cutting-edge research

By Daniel Oberhaus in 40 acres, January | February 2022 to January 1, 2022 at 7:18 a.m. | Outer space has always been a combat domain. In the late 1950s, the first satellites were rocketed into orbit on modified ballistic missiles that were originally intended to send nuclear warheads to the other side of the […]

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This Space Force birthday cake is dark and empty, much like space itself

The newest branch of the US military just celebrated its second anniversary with what might just be the saddest cake in the history of warfare. The cake in question was photographed at the US Space Force Congress anniversary on December 2. This no-frills pastry featured the seal of the Space Force – the Pentagon’s homage […]

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‘Happy Birthday, Guardians’: Space Force celebrates its second anniversary

The US Space Force celebrated its second anniversary on Monday as the new branch of the Pentagon navigates the transition from late-night talk show to full-fledged military service. “Happy birthday, Guardians,” said chief of space operations, General John Raymond, in a monday video message. “We’ve spent the last year focused on continuing to develop this […]

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WSU Adds Space Force Recognition | Local

The next batch of commemorative military coins at Washington State University will include the nation’s newest military branch: Space Force. An updated design commissioned by the WSU Bureau of Veterans Affairs includes space force among five other military branches – Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard – which are noted on the […]

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Space Force abolished? The House bill would do just that | Military

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill to abolish the nation’s newest armed service, eliminating the Space Force and giving the Air Force its responsibilities. Backed by five members of the House Progressive Caucus, which is made up of left-wing Democrats in the party, the “No Militarization of Space Act” was introduced […]

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Soaring High: Pentagon Space Force Gets New Uniform

The US Space Force unveiled its new dress uniform design on Tuesday, aiming to mark the future of the Pentagon’s all-new uniformed service. The prototype for the new Guardians of the Space Force uniform, as they have been officially designated, is a cropped navy blue jacket with a large flap on the right chest, secured […]

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Space Force’s new service dress and PT uniforms have landed

NATIONAL HARBOUR, Md.—The Space Force unveiled its new service dress and training uniform designs this week as it continues to forge its own identity at the Pentagon. Two Guardians showed off the business uniform for the first time at the Air Force Association’s annual conference here, showcasing a unisex look that the Space Force originally […]

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Space Force Intensifies – FLYING Magazine

The command structure is defined. Official military doctrine outlining independent space power theory has been codified. The official seals, motto and flags have all been signed. Even the PT uniform, featuring the Star Trek-esque delta emblem at the hem of the race shorts, is being wear tested. This is all part of the massive build-up […]

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Crow and Lamborn push measure to donate part-time troops to Space Force | News

The Space Force would get its own contingent of part-time troops as part of a move by US Representatives from Colorado Jason Crow and Doug Lamborn to create a Space National Guard. The measure would move satellite troops currently working in Army National Guard or Air Force cantonments to the Space Force, the eighth branch […]

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GSD&M Takes a Recruitment-Based Approach to Space Forces

“Space is tough,” Raymond begins, over some low-key visuals of orbiting craft and USSF control centers. “Before, all we had to worry about was astrophysics, Kepler’s law, gamma rays, solar flares, rocket science, black holes and the theory of relativity.” But now, he continues, “we are also tracking about 30,000 objects orbiting at over 17,500 […]

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Japan successfully demonstrates rocket engine explosion for deep space exploration

(Photo: JAXA) JAXA’s Explosive Rocket Engine Japan has successfully completed an experiment involving a rocket engine in space. The demonstration used the Rotary Detonation Engine (RDE), which generates an explosion upon the reaction of oxygen and fuel. JAXA completes rocket explosion test in space (Photo: JAXA)JAXA’s Explosive Rocket Engine For those unfamiliar with RDE, the […]

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The Space Force has its first Marines – and soldiers and sailors

The Space Marines are here. The US Space Force announced on Wednesday that it had selected its first small group of soldiers, sailors and Marines who will be transferred permanently to the sixth military branch – part of a larger effort to centralize space operations. and related missions within the fledgling service. The Space Force […]

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Space Force lands at a Southern California high school

Colonel Armstrong moved to Apple Valley after retiring from the Air Force in 1998 with a purpose. “As I was looking for where to move after retirement, I was also looking to teach junior ROTC in high school,” he said. When he found the academy, he knew it was the right place. “Because they were […]

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Space Force partnership opens a new chapter for the Falcon 9

SpaceX will launch a review The Space Force satellite on a previously used rocket later this week for the first time, which could cement SpaceX’s reusable rockets as safe for Space Force operations. SpaceX has already launched three Space Force satellites into orbit on fresh rockets, with the first launch with a repurposed rocket scheduled […]

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Boost Space Force | The hill

FFor some Americans, US Space Force is little more than a Twitter punchline or Netflix satire with lackluster reviews. Retired Colonel Bill Woolf hopes the Space Force Association (SFA) can help change that. “If the only thing people have to refer to is late-night comedians or a Netflix series, then that’s a problem,” said Woolf, […]

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Space Force Lt. Col. fired for ‘loss of confidence’ after claiming ‘Marxists’ infiltrated US military

A lieutenant colonel in the fledgling US Space Force has reportedly been removed from his post and will be investigated after claiming on a podcast that ‘Marxism’ was infiltrating the military. Last week, Matthew Lohmeier appeared on the conservative podcast, The Steve Gruber show, to discuss the ‘Irresistible Revolution: Marxism’s Goal of Conquest and the […]

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Vandenberg CA Air Force base has a new Space Force name

Signs at the main gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base have been covered up pending Friday’s renaming ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base. Janene Scully Noozhawk.com A new name will be unveiled at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday to reflect its role in the US Space Force. The military installation near Lompoc, which spans […]

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how this could be a problem for a major military branch

Mention “Space Force” to many members of the public, and they’ll think of the Netflix series starring Steve Carrell rather than the new military service. (credit: Netflix) by Wendy Whitman CobbMonday, March 29, 2021 The US Space Force has a serious role to play in the modern world. Its stated mission is to train and […]

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Space Force should embrace the natural inclusivity of space nerds

The first black-and-white kiss on American television was between Lt. Uhura and Captain Kirk, a controversial decision for 1968 that reflected Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s broader philosophical commitment to addressing race in his science fiction. This bold approach to diversity and inclusion is a fundamental part of the self-selected group of space nerds that […]

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Space Force sounds like a joke thanks to pop culture – it could be a problem for a major military branch

The US Space Force has a serious role to play in the modern world. Its stated mission is to train and equip personnel to defend American interests in space. Given the growing military and economic importance of space, the USSF is likely to grow in importance. But a quick internet search shows that for most […]

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Starfleet kids

One of the questions I dread the most is “Where are you from?” It’s a question that Wesley Crusher, Jake Sisko, Molly O’Brien and Naomi Wildman can’t answer in a straightforward way either. They’re all brats like me — a term military kids adopt to describe their unusual upbringing. It may sound like an insult […]

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HASC President: Space Force has bigger worries than having to use Navy ranks

Chairman Adam Smith said Space Force leaders have so far not pushed back against Rep. Crenshaw’s “Starfleet” amendment. WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Space Force leaders have so far not pushed back against a bill that would require the space service to use the Navy’s reporting structure. Space Force […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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The US Space Force Explains Why Its Logo Isn’t a Star Trek Scam

An official logo and motto for the United States Space Force has been revealed, following the announcement of its official seal in January and its flag in May. The organization’s motto is “Semper Supra”, which in Latin means “Always on top”, while the logo itself is based on a delta shape which has been derided […]

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Space Force unveils its logo and motto “Semper Supra”

The Space Force motto “Semper Supra” means “always on top”. WASHINGTON — The US Space Force has unveiled its new logo and motto as the service seeks to create a brand image and cultural identity. The black and silver service logo unveiled on July 22 has the delta wing as its central element which is […]

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US Space Force names new unit ‘SpOC’ in apparent nod to Star Trek’s pointy-eared science officer

The new United States Space Force has named one of its new major field commands “SpOC” in an apparent nod to Star Trek’s pointy-eared science officer. Short for “Space Operations Command”, SpOC will join “Space Systems Command” and “Space Training and Readiness Command”, the force disclosed in a statement. While the new branch of the […]

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President Donald Trump and senior military officials unveiled the US Space Force flag, which resembles the iconic “Star Trek” emblem.

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. President Donald Trump and senior military officials on Friday unveiled the US Space Force flag, a symbol of the nation’s first new branch of service in more than 70 years. “Space is going to be the future, both in terms of defense and offense and so […]

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The White House ceremony unveiled the new US Space Force flag

President Donald Trump and senior military officials unveiled the US Space Force flag on Friday. The symbol was first unveiled in January, when it was widely mocked for resembling an emblem from “Star Trek,” the long-running sci-fi TV show. The Space Force symbol was used as early as 1942 by the US Army Air Forces. […]

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Space Force gets its own “Kobayashi Maru”

U.S. Air Force photo by Kathryn Calvert The Air Force named new software “Kobayashi Maru“designed to monitor man-made objects in space. The program was named after Kobayashi Maru’s simulation of a supposedly unwinnable scenario in the Star Trek universe. The software package will replace 40-year-old legacy systems and help link Space Force to America’s “Five […]

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Will Colorado Springs ever host Starfleet Academy? It’s already | Vince Bzdek | Military

Captain Kirk, as we all know, learned to pilot spaceships at Starfleet Academy, which offers a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the fictional “Star Trek” universe. With President Donald Trump’s launch of Space Force last year, our military journalist Tom Roeder and I immediately began to wonder about the really important things […]

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Elon Musk US needs a Starfleet Academy

Elon Musk: US needs Star Trek’s Starfleet to compete with China Department of Defense phot by Senior Airman Christian Conrad ORLANDO, Florida— While the United States only set up its new Space Force in December, what the public really wants is its own Starfleet, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk said on February 28. Returning to the […]

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Space Force General David Thompson is a Star Trek fan and says don’t join if you want to go to space

The second-in-command of the newly created Space Force has admitted he’s a Star Trek fan, but says he didn’t play the role to fulfill a dream of going to space and no one else. no one else should. General David Thompson – who helps Commander and Chief of Space Operations General Raymond train and properly […]

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Space Force introduces a new seal: Welcome to Starfleet

The White House officially unveiled the seal of the new US Space Force on Friday, the first new military service in more than 70 years – after the US Air Force was established in 1947. “After consultation with our top military leaders, designers and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the […]

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US Space Force says its new seal is not a Starfleet counterfeit

US Space Force Statement: The Seal “Honors the Proud History of the Department of the Air Force” WASHINGTON — President Trump unveiled the seal of the US Space Force Friday night on Twitter. “After consulting with our top military leaders, designers and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States […]

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Trump unveils Starfleet logo…er, Space Force…and Trekkers take to Twitter | Trump Administration

As Donald Trump’s impeachment trial continued in earnest on Friday, the president boldly unveiled his new logo for the US Space Force. After consultation with our top military leaders, designers and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of our magnificent military! pic.twitter.com/TC8pT4yHFT — […]