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Mar 14, 2018 | Washington Examiner

Trump breaks with Pentagon leadership, calls for a new 'Space Force'

President Trump told a military crowd near San Diego on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. may need to create a new military branch for outer space, providing a boost to an idea that has so far struggled to gain momentum in Congress as well as the Pentagon.

Mar 5, 2018 | Space News

Chairman Rogers: space corps needed more than ever, Air Force ‘in denial’

WASHINGTON — The chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee ripped U.S. Air Force leaders for not taking threats in space seriously and for their continued resistance to reform.

Feb 6, 2018 | Sylacauga News

Rep. Mike Rogers visits Russell Lands in wake of $500 bonuses given to 500 employees

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – On Friday, Congressman Mike Rogers visited the Russell Lands corporate office in Alexander City to meet with Chariam and CEO of Russell Lands, Ben Russell himself, and many Russell Lands employees.

Jan 31, 2018

Rogers Thanks Russell Lands for Showing Others the Way

Congressman Mike Rogers used Ben Russell’s Birthday as a reason to thank him for being the first in his district to show the results of the recently passed tax plan. From Starbucks to Walmart, Rogers said Russell showed them the way.

Jan 18, 2018 | Yellowhammer News

Rogers: How could anyone with a heart not support what this pro-life bill will do?

As the father of three beautiful children and a Christian man, I fully understand how precious the gift of life is. Throughout my almost 60 years on earth, I have found fatherhood to be the greatest accomplishment of my lifetime.

Oct 25, 2017 | Washington Times

Making room for a Space Corps

Ignored by the “inside the Beltway” media has been the heroic efforts of Rep. Mike Rogers, Alabama Republican, as he struggles against the “corporate” Air Force to establish a separate Space Corps service. Opposing Mr. Rogers, the secretary of the Air Force says a separate space service isn’t needed and that the regular Air Force can do whatever is necessary to fulfill the military space mission. This is a huge load of some of Washington D.C.’s finest political trash.