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SASC Hearing on U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Northern Command, February 2019

SASC Hearing on U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Northern Command, February 2019

The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) held a hearing on February 26, 2019 on U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Northern Command/North American Aerospace Defense Command.  Among the topics discussed was the Trump Administration’s proposals to reestablish a U.S. Space Command and to create a Space Force as part of the Air Force.  SpacePolicyOnline.com published a summary of those aspects of the hearing on February 26, 2019: “Hyten Enthusiastic About USSPACECOM, But Wants Some Operations To Remain in Omaha.

Witnesses were:

  • Gen. John Hyten, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command
  • Gen. Terrence O’Shaugnessy, Commander, U.S. Northern Command and  Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command