Could Dayton be home base for the U.S. Space Command?

With Wright-Patterson Air Force Base “already slated to play a significant role in the new Space Force,” some Dayton leaders want to make the case for the new U.S. military branch to be headquartered in the area as well, the Journal-News reports. Five Wright-Patterson “units or missions are slated to be transferred to Space Force,” according to the article. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner (R-Dayton) has urged the Dayton Development Coalition and Governor Mike DeWine to “assemble our team to prepare our community’s submission in the Space Command competition.” The Space Command HQ will “have about 1400 military and civilian employees” once it is established. For more, read the full article.

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