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Alabama governor welcomes review of Space Command’s proposed home

The permanent headquarters of the U.S. Space Command will be located in Huntsville, Alabama,...
The permanent headquarters of the U.S. Space Command will be located in Huntsville, Alabama, the Secretary of the Air Force said.(U.S. Space Command)
Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 7:46 PM MST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she welcomes a federal review of the decision to move the Space Command headquarters from Colorado to Huntsville.

Ivey said Monday that she believes the review will confirm that Alabama was the right choice.

The Department of Defense’s inspector general announced Friday that it was reviewing the Trump administration’s last-minute decision to relocate U.S. Space Command from Colorado to Alabama.

The U.S. Air Force announced last month that the new U.S. Space Command headquarters will be in Huntsville.

Alabama was selected over five other states, including Colorado, where Space Command is provisionally located.

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