Trump wants the U.S. military to have a 'space force'

Lester Mason
March 14, 2018

President Donald Trump says there may someday be a "space force" fighting alongside the Air Force, Army and other branches of the military.

"We should have a new force called the Space Force", Trump said to troops at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

In no time, social media was mocking the president's comment and, of course, began spewing out memes.

"We may even ... develop another one, Space Force".

But he was very keen to talk star wars and space exploration adding: "very soon we're going to Mars".

The main goal of the president's visit to San Diego was to look over proposals for his massive border-wall campaign promise. We'll call it the space force.' Not really serious.


Republican Representative Mike Rogers told a February 28 conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that a separate space corps could be carved out from the air force within "three to five years".

"From the very beginning, many of our astronauts have been soldiers and airmen, coast guard men and marines. Maybe we'll have to do that.' That could happen".

"So think of that, Space Force, because we are spending a lot and we have a lot of private money coming in, tremendous", the President said.

No wars have been fought in space to date, but if Trump's presidency has taught us anything, we know to expect the unexpected.

The agreement states that any member state that launches a "space object" has jurisdiction over it, and is also liable for damages it causes.

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