Trump to DOD: 'Immediately begin' process of establishing 'space force' as sixth military branch

President Trump is directing the Pentagon to create "a space force" as the sixth military branch. The president first floated the idea in March as a part of his national security strategy. The White House, the Air Force and Secretary of Defense James Mattis disapproved of creating a sixth branch of the military last year.
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