Space Force

The Dayton area has a “viable” shot at winning the national competition for U.S. Space Command headquarters, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday during a visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Construction begins on satellite facility at Kirtland AFB

Construction has begun on a 15,000-square foot, nearly $6.9 million facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that U.S. Air Force and Space Force officials feel will give the nation an edge in small satellite technology.

Michigan city wants to be home of U.S. Space Command headquarters

Sterling Heights officials have nominated the city as the future home of U.S. Space Command headquarters.

Space Force Vice Commander: No decision yet on a separate Space Force intelligence center

National Air and Space Intelligence Center functions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base face both risk and opportunity in the national quest for a new U.S. Space Command headquarters, U.S. Rep. Mike Turner and others said Wednesday.

Gov. DeWine pushes for US Space Command headquarters to be based in Ohio

In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Air Force John Henderson, Gov. Mike DeWine endorsed a nomination letter sent by Beavercreek Mayor Bob Stone proposing to locate the new U.S. Space Command headquarters in the Dayton area.

Esper to create DOD boards to study military diversity, says Pentagon must lead on the issue

Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced Thursday that he would create two new groups charged with studying racial diversity challenges in the military in an effort to make the Pentagon a leader in a national conversation on systemic racism.