Trump's Space Force to Launch August 29. Along with Pentagon officials, Vice President Mike Pence announcement the date on Tuesday. The United States Space Force will ensure that our nation is prepared to defend our people, defend our interests, and to defend our values in the vast expanse of space and here on Earth with the technologies that will support our common defense for the vast reaches of outer space, Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President, via 'USA Today'. According to the Trump Administration, Space Force is necessitated by threats from Russia and China. Air Force general John Raymond has already been confirmed by the Senate to lead the newest division of the U.S. Armed Forces. Space Force will be created out of the division of the Air Force known as U.S. Space Command. Despite skepticism from Pentagon and Air Force officials, Trump touts Space Force as necessary for the security of the country. Eventually, it will be the sixth armed service of the U.S

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