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Acting Air Force Secretary Weighs In on Space Force Debate

Sandra Erwin of SpaceNews published an enlightening interview with Matt Donovan, Acting Air Force Secretary, where he shares his thoughts on the Space Force debate publicly for the first time.

It’s a notable interview because he was the undersecretary of the Air Force for the past two years, yet we heard nothing from him through that time—he left the public-facing interactions to Secretary Heather Wilson. She was pretty averse to a separate Space Force, and from the outside, it certainly appears as if she was using everything she had to undermine the effort from day one.

To hear that Donovan is fervently in support of a fully separate service is quite interesting, and if you’re interested in the issue at all, it’s worth the read.