US Air Force Space Policy Developments: A Mixed Bag of Hope and Disappointment (So Far)

This is a good post from Christopher Stone talking about a shift in Air Force Space Policy

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Recently the new Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson joined Commander, Air Force Space Command General Jay Raymond, Space and Missile Systems Center Commander Lt Gen Samuel Greaves and Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein at a hearing of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC). The reported exchange between these witnesses and the Senators of the committee, highlight what this analyst would call a mixed bag of hope and disappointment with respect to what might lay ahead in the Air Force when it comes to space policy, strategy, and defense posture.

First, the positive, hopeful signs of things to come. Despite being only on the job as Secretary only 24 hours, Secretary Wilson appears to have a good grasp on something that has alluded many civilian leaders of the Department of Defense for years: the role of the Air Force as an…

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