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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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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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‘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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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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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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‘Is Star Trek Enough?’: Space Force Ridiculed Over New Uniforms

Jhe new Space Force uniforms are some of the weirdest sets under the sun, according to some Twitter users. The newest service branch in the United States has unveiled its Guardian Service Uniforma prototype uniform for members of the Space Force, during the Space Force Annual Assembly Cyber ​​Airspace conference on Tuesday. Social media users […]

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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 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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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 sounds like a joke – and it could be a problem for a major military branch

Problems and potential Despite the attention all of this brings to the Space Force, if people are so deeply influenced by fiction that they find the USSF funny or absurd, it could lead to a disconnect between public expectations and what the USSF actually does. Space Force, and ultimately, reduce public support. While missions such […]

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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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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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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 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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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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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 […]