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Space Force Needs Help Naming Its Troops

'Spacemen' has been ruled out

(Newser) - The Air Force calls its personnel airmen, but the Space Force isn't planning on calling its troops "spacemen"—and "space cadets" has also been ruled out. The new branch of the US military said in a press release this week that it would like members of... More »

US Space Force Defends Its Uniforms

It's a better look for Earth than orbit, military and online fashion critics agree

(Newser) - The Space Force has unveiled its utility uniforms, which look a lot like the other military branches' uniforms. There are reasons for that, the Hill reports. The nation's newest branch of the military "is utilizing current Army/Air Force uniforms, saving costs of designing/producing a new one." The... More »

Ted Cruz Mocked After Warning on Space Pirate Threat

MSNBC's Chris Hayes called Cruz's follow-up tweet the 'saddest tweet I've ever seen'

(Newser) - It wasn't exactly the Gettysburg Address, but a speech Ted Cruz made at a recent Senate panel meeting certainly caught the internet's attention. "Since the ancient Greeks first put to sea, nations have recognized the necessity of naval forces and maintaining a superior capability to protect waterborne... More »

Steve Carell Returning to Small Screen in Space Force

He'll team up with 'The Office' creator for the Netflix series

(Newser) - Thank you, President Trump: Steve Carell is teaming up again with The Office showrunner Greg Daniels for Space Force, a Netflix comedy series inspired by, yes, Trump's plan to create a sixth branch of the military focused on outer space. Carell will star in the show, which is being... More »

This Would Be Biggest Change to US Defenses in 70 Years

Mike Pence wants Space Force up and running in 2020

(Newser) - "Space force all the way!" So tweeted President Trump on Thursday after his VP outlined the White House vision to have a new US Space Force in operation in a scant two years. This would be no small feat: Mike Pence detailed a plan in which the Space... More »

Trump's 'Space Force' Raises 'Alarming' Flags for One Nation

Rep for Russian Foreign Ministry says new military branch would have 'destabilizing effect'

(Newser) - President Trump announced his plans Monday to build the "Space Force," a "separate but equal" sixth branch of the US military, spurring a fair amount of in-depth criticism , joshing , and outright mockery . But one nation in particular is taking Trump's pledge quite seriously, even expressing concern,... More »

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