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Marine Corps Creates New Space-Focused Command

Space Marines? Not quite.

But the Marine Corps has activated a brand-new space component, Marine Corps Forces Space Command. At the direction of Commandant Gen. David Berger, the new command went live in October at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, as a component of U.S. Space Command.

The command, called MARFORSPACE for short, “will focus on providing space operational support to the Fleet Marine Force while building a convergence capability to increase warfighter lethality,” according to a Marine Corps release.

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