More than 1,000 contractors who would like to see a share in the US military’s planned $10 billion construction boom on Guam gathered on the island last week to hear the latest plans, reports Stars and Stripes. Most of the attendees came from outside Guam. Most of the work centers on the shift of some 8,000 marines from Okinawa to Guam, but there’s also considerable growth at Andersen Air Force Base.
Unlike nearly every other innovative technology throughout history, Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt believes the space enterprise emerged backward. “Every other domain started with an entrepreneur who built something,” Burt, the special assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, told an audience at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference.