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No one knows how a military Space Force would work, exactly

Jun 26, 2018
The Department of Defense is expected to send a report on the structure of the proposed sixth branch of the military by August.
Astronaut Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. salutes the U.S. flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969.
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The U.S. military is kinda like Walmart, here's how

Aug 24, 2016
The military got big and it's hard to scale back.
"The military", said Rosa Brooks, "has become the nation's one-stop shop."
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