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Posted: 6/25/2017 12:07:12 AM EDT
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-24/preparing-war-us-house-wants-create-first-new-military-branch-1947

There’s currently a push in the halls of Washington D.C., to establish a new branch of the military by 2019, one whose focus would be operations among the stars. Proposed legislation by House representatives would create a “Space Corps” that would serve “as a separate military service within the Department of the Air Force.”

It would be the first branch added to the military since 1947 when the Air Force was officially established.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:10:17 AM EDT
DUPE
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Originally Posted By Global_Cooling:
DUPE
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Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:15:51 AM EDT
Power play by the Air Force.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:16:52 AM EDT
Why can't it be the navy
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:17:25 AM EDT
Space should be under the Navy Dept.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:20:02 AM EDT
+1
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:21:13 AM EDT
stop directly ripping the headlines from zerohedge and drudge
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:21:58 AM EDT
How does one volunteer for space corps duty?
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:22:07 AM EDT
Is this an indication of certain things to come?
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:22:53 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Jorge_Felix:
stop directly ripping the headlines from zerohedge and drudge
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Mom?
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:23:25 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By glazer1972:
Space should be under the Navy Dept.
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Hey, Shipwreck: The Second Episode


Lets see if that works
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Why?

I guess I support it just so they can drive Marines around.  Be funny to see a giant dick sharpied on the moon
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:27:40 AM EDT
Star Wars?? Haha, I wanna explore all the planets in the galaxies far far away and find new lifeforms and then kill them, haha  
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Originally Posted By glazer1972:
Space should be under the Navy Dept.
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Word.
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Colonial Marine Division??
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I thought it'd be something cyber war related.


This is more interestinger.
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What do we do in space to make this necessary?

Sounds dumb.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:46:20 AM EDT
Space Marine?

SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:48:41 AM EDT
Marines?!?! Please, please. We need a real deal Pvt. Hudson.

"I'm ready, man, check it out. I am the ultimate badass! State of the badass art! You do not wanna fuck with me. Check it out! Hey Ripley, don't worry. Me and my squad of ultimate badasses will protect you! Check it out! Independently targeting particle beam phalanx. Vwap! Fry half a city with this puppy. We got tactical smart missiles, phased plasma pulse rifles, RPGs, we got sonic electronic ball breakers! We got nukes, we got knives, sharp sticks..."
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Originally Posted By Glittenstein:
What do we do in space to make this necessary?

Sounds dumb.
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I know, right? It's not like every modern military is utterly and completely dependent on satellites for communications, navigation, and reconnaissance. I don't know why anyone would care about anything in space.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:55:30 AM EDT
Storm troopers, fuck yes
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 12:55:42 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Jorge_Felix:
stop directly ripping the headlines from zerohedge and drudge
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- Spends all day engaging in trolling
- Quotes extremely pro-Russian outlet

Isn't this like, dividing by zero?
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Originally Posted By RolandofGilead:
Space Marine?

SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.
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Nope. It'll be part of the Air Force, so Space Airman.




Dear God, what a stupid fucking idea.
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Would you like to know more?
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Originally Posted By Moose:
Nope. It'll be part of the Air Force, so Space Airman.




Dear God, what a stupid fucking idea.
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Originally Posted By Moose:
Originally Posted By RolandofGilead:
Space Marine?

SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.
Nope. It'll be part of the Air Force, so Space Airman.




Dear God, what a stupid fucking idea.
I'm a Marine though so if I do an interservice transfer I'll be a space Marine. Who the fuck is going to make take the EGA off my Space Marine uniform anyway? Goddamn NOBODY that's who.
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Originally Posted By Glittenstein:
What do we do in space to make this necessary?

Sounds dumb.
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 Pretty much nothing. The only use for satellites is pretty much being able to watch the Superbowl.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 1:19:27 AM EDT
The Air Force already handles most of our military space needs. I don't see wuy we need a whole new branch for this.
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Originally Posted By outofbattery:


 Pretty much nothing. The only use for satellites is pretty much being able to watch the Superbowl.
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Definitely this. It's lot like the USAF has been testing unmanned spaceplanes capable of carrying munitions, not at all.
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Originally Posted By Brian01:
The Air Force already handles most of our military space needs. I don't see wuy we need a whole new branch for this.
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My dad told me when I was a young man, "If you ever want to know why things are the way they are, follow the money.".  

This hasn't failed me yet. This is nothing more than a budget grab by the DoD. More specifically, the USAF.  The black deep of space is more akin to the unexplored blue vastness of the oceans of early civilization so it seems more appropriate that this would be a navy specific mission but we are millennia away from anything close to a space going armed force. More likely the best we can muster for the next few centuries will be orbital munitions and electronic weaponry.
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Originally Posted By RolandofGilead:
Space Marine?

SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.
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Roland's Roughnecks!
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Originally Posted By Concentricity:
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That is my thought as well.

What do they know that we don't.  This surely can't be predictive.
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 2:02:25 AM EDT
Should be called the Space Marines.  You know it, I know it.  Government can't even get something that simple right.

Also dupe.
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Originally Posted By Jman1984:
Should be called the Space Marines.  You know it, I know it.  Government can't even get something that simple right.

Also dupe.
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Cant be. Games workshop has that copyright all locked up
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 2:29:25 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By SIASL:
Marines?!?! Please, please. We need a real deal Pvt. Hudson.

"I'm ready, man, check it out. I am the ultimate badass! State of the badass art! You do not wanna fuck with me. Check it out! Hey Ripley, don't worry. Me and my squad of ultimate badasses will protect you! Check it out! Independently targeting particle beam phalanx. Vwap! Fry half a city with this puppy. We got tactical smart missiles, phased plasma pulse rifles, RPGs, we got sonic electronic ball breakers! We got nukes, we got knives, sharp sticks..."
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"Knock it off, Hudson"
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Originally Posted By Glittenstein:
What do we do in space to make this necessary?

Sounds dumb.
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lol
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 3:01:56 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By AF-ATC:
Storm troopers, fuck yes
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Uh that means we're the imperial alliance... so we're the bad guys....
Link Posted: 6/25/2017 3:04:45 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Brian01:
The Air Force already handles most of our military space needs. I don't see wuy we need a whole new branch for this.
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More funding....
Airforce funding will stay the same and have less responsibilities and duties like SPACE! And then they'll need seperate funding for the seperate branch... because its SPACE!
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Originally Posted By riseagainstforme:


Uh that means we're the imperial alliance... so we're the bad guys....
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