THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary Mattis, Deputy Secretary Shanahan, General Selva, General Goldfein, people of the military regarding the usa, and all sorts of the gents and ladies associated with the united states of america Department of Defense whom every day oversee the best military within the reputation for the whole world: many thanks for several you will do every single day when it comes to US individuals. (Applause.)
And i’d like to start by bringing greetings from your own Commander-in-Chief, that has through the extremely earliest days of the management proved himself become a good champ of this military associated with the united states of america, committed to strengthening security that is american on the planet as well as in room. We bring greetings through the 45th President regarding the united states, President Donald Trump. (Applause.)
In his Inaugural Address to your country, President Trump proclaimed that the usa appears, in their terms, “at the delivery of the new millennium, prepared to unlock the secrets of space.”
And since time certainly one of our management, this President has held their vow to displace America’s legacy that is proud of in area, thinking that room is important to the nation’s safety, success, and our extremely lifestyle.
This past year, after it had lain inactive for pretty much a quarter-century, President Trump revived the nationwide area Council to reinvigorate and coordinate room tasks across our federal government.
Its my great honor, as Vice President, to act as the Chairman of this nationwide area Council. And I’m happy to report that President Trump has recently finalized three brand new room policy directives to reorient our room system toward peoples research, unleash America’s burgeoning commercial room organizations, and protect our vital area assets with brand brand new area traffic administration policy.
But as Commander-in-Chief, President Trump’s greatest concern could be the security and protection for the US individuals.