Trump’s Space Command to be based in Colorado, Alabama or California

(CNN)The Air Force has identified the six military bases that could house the military’s newest combatant command, US Space Command, according to an Air Force memorandum obtained by CNN. Following Waltz’ comments, Democratic Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado joked: “With all due respect to my colleague from Florida, Colorado is a mile closer to space than Florida is and a great place for space assets.” The six finalist locations are Buckley Air Force Base, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Peterson Air Force Base, and Schriever Air Force Base — all in Colorado — as well as the Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Alabama and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The memo, which has been approved by Secretary of the Air …