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U.S. Space Force reveals official song ©
U.S. Space Force Public Affairs
Video by Staff Sgt. Adam Shanks
Sept. 20, 2022 | 2:27
The U.S. Space Force, the newest military branch established in 2019, has officially adopted its own song titled “Semper Supra” that was unveiled during the 2022 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20.

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