The X-37B has puzzled space geeks, enthusiasts, experts and even some officials for years because of its clandestine use.
The conversation surrounding the creation of a U.S. Space Force has brought with it skepticism and confusion.
Heather Wilson will depart her position as Air Force secretary June 1.
Experts warn it may not be so easy to find top-notch candidates willing to be the new Air Force secretary.
Lawmakers on Thursday indicated they remained skeptical of the Pentagon's latest proposal to stand up a U.S. Space Force.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said that STRATCOM commander Gen. John Hyten has been nominated for the position.
Five people from the UTEP community, including two alum, spoke against Wilson's nomination before the final vote.
The Air Force has already deferred 61 projects in the U.S. and overseas to find repair money.
9,700 people have signed a petition urging the University of Texas at El Paso to reconsider its nomination of Heather Wilson.
After plus-ing up end strength and distributing resources, Wilson is hopeful that the service is ready to "fight tonight."