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By: Associated Press 2/23/2020 | Military Times
Graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado are expected to cross-commission into the Space Force this spring, military officials said.
By: Vince Bzdek 2/24/2020 | Colorado Gazette
Captain Kirk, as we all know, learned to fly spaceships at Starfleet Academy, which has a nice view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the fictional "Star Trek" universe.
By: Erin Prater, Jerry Herman, and Tom Roeder 2/20/2020 | Colorado Gazette
President Donald Trump is "strongly considering" Colorado Springs for the home of U.S. Space Command and intends to decide on a permanent location by the end of the year, Colorado Gov. Polis said Thursday.
By: Tom Roeder 2/12/2020 | Colorado Gazette
As lawmakers ready to battle for defense dollars, Colorado Springs U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn said the Trump administration’s budget proposal puts the city in a good position to keep U.S. Space Command.
By: Sandra Erwin 2/11/2020 | Space News
The Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal year 2021 includes $88 million to complete the construction of a Consolidated Space Operations Facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
By Brent Briggeman- The Colorado Springs Gazette
The jousting between major and minor league baseball stepped into a public arena, and Rocky Mountain Vibes president and general manager Chris Phillips called some of what he heard “completely ludicrous.”
COLORADO SPRINGS – They sat across the aisle from each other in Congress for at least a decade. Now Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn and Democratic Governor Jared Polis are working together to encourage the Department of Defense to build the US Space Command in El Paso County.
Colorado's congressional delegation voted along party lines Tuesday on legislation that would block President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the southern border.
The plan for expanding the military with a U.S. Space Force is moving forward with an order signed by President Trump this week. It is a step met with approval by Colorado political and economic leaders.