Expert Says Space Force Essential to Protect Our Way of Life

President Trump has officially directed the Pentagon to establish a sixth branch of the U.S. military in space and says he expects it to be in place by 2020.

It’s the administration’s third Space Policy Directive, and aims to protect our satellites and ensure American dominance in the final frontier.

Retired US Navy Captain and vice president Jerry Hendrix, with the national security consultancy Telemus Group, says it’s absolutely needed to safeguard our way of life.

“United States economy runs through space. GPS, which is part and parcel of everything we do, from our cell phones and figuring out where we’re at, and the idea of the central timing, knowing what time it is, all these things runs through space. US military has been very defendant on space and our enemies, Russia and China recognize that the weak link in the way of war is space.”

Captain Hendrix was a guest on McIntyre in the Morning.


Sharon Reardon, KABC News

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