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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Bishop Responds to U.S. Space Force Directive

February 20, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – On February 19, President Trump issued Space Policy Directive-4: Establishment of the United States Space Force. Following the release of the Presidential Memoranda, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the statement below.

“This is a logical step forward using the military branch that makes sense. It will enhance our military dominance. I will work with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to demonstrate the integral role that Hill AFB is poised to play given the thriving space and defense industry in northern Utah.”

NOTE: Bishop is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Utah’s only representation on an armed services committee. Bishop serves on the subcommittees of Strategic Forces & Readiness