October 20, 2020

Space Force should break the mold in recruiting and retaining talent

By Eric Fanning

With space poised to become the next trillion-dollar economy, demand for expertise will only climb.

The U.S. Space Force’s Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond is taking a “clean sheet approach” to building a new service. One of his most important tasks is recruiting and developing the workforce required to meet the challenges of this ultra-modern domain.

We need a diverse talent pool that better reflects America in 2020.

For years, an outdated personnel management system has challenged America’s military ability to recruit and retain talent. This is even more pronounced in technical fields like space. We need a diverse talent pool that better reflects America in 2020.

Read the full article in Space News.

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