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Old 06-18-18, 01:19 PM
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Trump Calls on Pentagon to Create Military Space Force

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President Trump today announced that he is directing the Department of Defense to create a sixth branch of the military: the Space Force.

"I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces," Trump said during a meeting of the National Space Council in Washington D.C.

The announcement came during the third public meeting of the National Space Council, where Trump also signed Space Policy Directive 3 after his remarks. The directive deals with space debris and space traffic control, instructing the Department of Defense to modernize its methods of tracking objects in orbit, partially by incorporating commercial tracking services.
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