The United States Space Force (USSF)
will be a military service branch of the Department of the Air Force. The Air Force is one of the three departments in the Department of Defense. The United States Space Force will provide support to air, naval, land and cyber forces in addition to its independent space operations.
United States Space Force (USSF) will be the sixth branch of the United States Armed Forces and the eighth U.S. uniformed service.
The United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) 1985-2000 (2002)
was an official Unified Combatant Command of the United States. Created in 1985, this Space Command coordinated the use of Space by the United States Armed Forces. THIS Space Command existed from 1985 to 2000 (2002) at which time is was re-organized and merged into the existing United States Strategic Command where it became the Joint Functional Component Command for Space and Global Strike by 2006. Through various mergers and name changes, finally, in 2017, it became known as the Air Force Space Command (AFSC) The attack of 9/11 was the catalyst for these changes.
Air Force Space Command (AFSC) current
already exists and is the primary space command. AFSPC is headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act
reestablishes the U.S. Space Command as a sub-unified combatant command under the U.S. Strategic Command. This law was signed in 2018. In late 2018, The Trump administration directed that the ORIGINAL United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) be REESTABLISHED and RENAMED the:
UNITED STATES SPACE FORCE (USSF).
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