Air Force’s top space officer tapped to lead US Space Command

Defense News: The Air Force’s top space officer has been nominated to lead U.S. Space Command, the new unified combatant command that President Donald Trump called to be re-established last year.

If confirmed, Gen. John Raymond will have a dual-hat role: as commander of U.S. Space Command and his current position as head of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

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