General John Raymond appointed commander of the US Space force

Earlier, the US President Donald Trump has signed a Directive allowing the Pentagon to start practical work with the aim of creating Space forces.
The US President Donald Trump has appointed the air force General John Raymond to the position of commander of Space forces of the United States. This was announced by us Vice President Michael Spence on Tuesday at the fifth meeting of the National space Council in Huntsville (Alabama). Broadcast performances led by NASA.

“I inform all of you that the President of the United States [Donald trump] announced today the candidacy of the head of the Space forces command. Four-star air force General John Raymond will lead the command of the Space forces of the United States,” Pence said.

Trump was signed in mid-February of the Directive, allowing the war Department to proceed to the practical work with the aim of creating Space forces. However, these plans have yet to be approved by Congress. The order to create a Space force trump gave in June 2018.