Space Command Headquarters Decision Sparks Congressional Inquiry, Leaders Called to Testify
Space command headquarters staying in Colorado (Photo: Breaking Defense)
Congressional Investigation into U.S. Space Command Headquarters Decision
The article Military, delves into an ongoing congressional investigation led by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers. This investigation, initiated in May and recently escalated, involves the summoning of key military leaders, including Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, Space Command chief Gen. James Dickinson, and Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, to testify before Congress regarding the space command headquarters decision. Chairman Rogers has expressed deep concerns over the decision to retain the U.S. Space Command Headquarters in Colorado, rather than relocating it to Alabama as initially indicated.
The investigation aims to uncover the intricacies of the decision-making process and assess whether political influences played a role in this choice related to the space command headquarters. Furthermore, Chairman Rogers has hinted at the potential issuance of subpoenas to compel cooperation, underscoring the seriousness with which Congress is approaching this matter involving the space command headquarters.