Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond Nominated to Lead New US Space Command

Posted: March 29, 2019

This is great news for Colorado!

President Donald Trump has nominated Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond to lead the new U.S. Space Command, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.

Raymond leads the Air Force’s Space Command, based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, and is the Pentagon’s top official with a focus only on space. He will continue to lead Air Force Space Command while taking on this new role.

The Senate must first confirm his nomination

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