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Will Roper: Air Force Seeks Acquisition Authorities to Move Funds Between Space Programs

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Will Roper, the U.S. Air Force’s acquisition executive and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the service is seeking new acquisition authorities from Congress that would allow it to shift funds from one space program to another, Breaking Defense reported Thursday.

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Space Force to Absorb Missions of 23 Air Force Units

The Department of the Air Force has listed 23 Air Force organizations whose space missions will transition to the U.S. Space Force within the next three to six months. Approximately 1,840 billets from across the 23 organizations will be moved to the Space Force under the transfer plan, which does not cover the physical transfer of units to a new geographic location, the service said Tuesday.

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Maj. Gen. John Shaw: Space Force Needs to Focus on ’22nd Century Warfare’

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, head of Space Force Space Operations Command, said the Space Force plans to form an independent identity that is focused on “22nd century warfare” and builds on lessons learned not just from the Air Force but also from other services such as the Army and the Navy, Breaking Defense reported Friday.

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