Austin has “communicated to Air Force leaders that he supports their decision-making process about the preferred location of Space Command headquarters.”
WASHINGTON– Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has actually provided a declaration in assistance of the UNITED STATE Air Force’s handling of the basing decision for UNITED STATE Space Command, his representative claimed.
Austin’s declaration complies with a statementFeb 19 that the Defense Department’s assessor general will certainly start a probe right into exactly how the Air Force made a decision UNITED STATE Space Command needs to relocate its head office from Colorado to Alabama.
“Secretary Austin has communicated to Air Force leaders that he supports their decision-making process about the preferred location of Space Command headquarters,” Pentagon press assistant John Kirby claimed in a declarationFeb 22.
Former Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett revealedJan 13 that the solution was advising that UNITED STATE Space Command be moved from Colorado’s Peterson Air Force Base to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
For currently, UNITED STATE Space Command will certainly stay atPeterson Air Force Base The Air Force approximates it will certainly take around 2 years to finish an ecological testimonial of the brand-new area.
Kirby claimed Austin “understands they will not make a final decision until 2023, and he looks forward to staying informed as they work through those deliberations.”
The assessor general investigation came with the demandof Rep Doug Lamborn (R-Colo) Lamborn et cetera of the Colorado legislative delegation created a letter to Austin requesting the Biden management to evaluate a basing decision they take into consideration politically encouraged.