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By Greg Hadley
While military leaders and lawmakers have spent much of the past year or so fretting over low
recruiting numbers for the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the Space Force has been an anomaly,
having to turn away thousands of applicants eager to join the newest military service. But while
interest in the Space Force is still strong, the recruiting woes of the other services may wind up
affecting the branch all the same, Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David W. Thompson told
a Congressional panel on April 19.