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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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Space Force season 2: Netflix comedy release date, trailer and who’s in the cast with Steve Carell?

Steve Carrell’s Comedic Workplace Satire Returns to Netflix for Seven New Episodes Space Force, Steve Carrell’s comedic workplace satire, returns to Netflix for a second season on February 18, 2022. The series, which comes from The US Office creator Greg Daniels, denounces the new American military branch founded by Donald Trump – the space force. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 — […]