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Space Force to Embark on First Basic Training Experiment

When the Space Force’s first seven enlisted recruits head to Basic Military Training next month, they will become the guinea pigs in one of many experiments underway in the new service aimed at building a better armed force.

The service is embarking on a series of what Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman, the service’s senior enlisted adviser, calls “small-batch solutions.” Those allow the Space Force to float trial balloons on issues from workout uniforms to training in focus groups of a few dozen people, without quickly committing to one solution.

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