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HuffPost (1/24/20)

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The just-unveiled seal for America’s new Space Force looks eerily familiar to the “Starfleet” badge that “Star Trek” watchers know so well. Some fans were over the moon — but most were in fusion-reactor meltdown.

The Space Force emblem is decidedly out of this world after the new military division got dinged last week for coming up with woodland camouflage uniforms, which will almost certainly clash with extraterrestrial environments. The logo was unveiled Friday by President Donald Trump — on Twitter — after his consultation with “our Great Military Leaders.” The great minds came up with something strikingly familiar:

After consultation with our Great Military Leaders, designers, and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States Space Force, the Sixth Branch of our Magnificent Military! — Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

Maj. William Russell, a Space Force spokesperson, told CNN that Trump was the one who chose the new logo from options presented by the Department of the Air Force.

The seal is déjà vu all over again. …

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  • Twitter Users Blast Off On Donald Trump With Taunting Space Force Trend — The newly created U.S. Space Force again became a hot topic on Twitter Friday after President Donald Trump unveiled its new seal. But, as many tweeters debated its resemblance to the “Starfleet” badge from “Star Trek,” others were already imagining the outlandish reasons why they’d be booted from the military branch. … Read The Rest