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Space Force logo looks like it's from Star Trek

By T.K. Randall
January 25, 2020 · Comment icon 35 comments

Boldly going where no branch of the military has gone before... Image Credit: US Space Force
President Donald Trump has revealed the official logo for the US Space Force - and it looks somewhat familiar...
The new logo, which looks suspiciously like the Starfleet logo from Star Trek, will be used to represent the latest branch of the US military which will deal exclusively with the country's space endeavours.

"After consultation with our Great Military Leaders, designers, and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States Space Force, the 6th Branch of our Magnificent Military!" Trump wrote.

Announced back in June 2018, the US Space Force aims to protect American assets in space and prevent countries such as China and Russia taking the lead off-world.
"Thank you for your continued leadership and support," Gen. John W. Raymond - Chief of Space Operations - wrote in response to Trump's tweet.

"I couldn't be more proud of our team as we continue to provide critical space capabilities for America (GPS, SATCOM, Missile Warning) while building our newest Armed Service."

Source: Space.com | Comments (35)

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Comment icon #26 Posted by Not A Rockstar 4 years ago
It is a bit modernized but isn't wholly unlike other Air Force Command patches. The planet is old style MAC imagery. Here are some others if you are curious https://duckduckgo.com/?q=air+force+command+logos+images&atb=v141-5__&ia=images Our one cool thing and often traded item was our unit patches, then they brought the old challenge coins tradition back and everyone and their brother got those... fun times, but, I don't miss that stuff, tbh. But, there were some fun times, yeah. Space Command has been around for over a decade just not official. What little they did was run by another... [More]
Comment icon #27 Posted by RoofGardener 4 years ago
Get the Emblem right, and everything else will follow   Umm.. Viacom ? 
Comment icon #28 Posted by Piney 4 years ago
And absolutely no red shirts. 
Comment icon #29 Posted by Crikey 4 years ago
The Klingons better not mess with Don..  
Comment icon #30 Posted by RoofGardener 4 years ago
Meh.. he'll be smoozing up to the Romulans, offending the Vulcan Ambassador, and making a Trade Deal with the Ferengi  
Comment icon #31 Posted by Piney 4 years ago
LMAO!!  ....and allowing the Dominion to set up shop in DC. 
Comment icon #32 Posted by Crikey 4 years ago
As for the Romulans, if they haven't made peace they'll be in a world o' hurt.. "Commander, we are being pursued by a Trump battlecruiser!" "Then I fear we shall not see the stars of home again"
Comment icon #33 Posted by 'Walt' E. Kurtz 4 years ago
Comment icon #34 Posted by cathya 4 years ago
Why not have it resemble the Star Trek emblem? Star Trek is the iconic TV show that started the space enthusiasm among us common folk. Cool!
Comment icon #35 Posted by Crikey 4 years ago
  The Ferengi will certainly be trying to put one over on Trump..

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