Rep. Houlahan questioned whether the decision to move AFRICOM headquarters out of Germany was being made in haste.
The potential move for AFRICOM was included in the Pentagon's plan to withdraw nearly 12,000 troops from Germany.
The potential for cuts comes just as U.S. Southern Command is seeing a worrisome increase in Chinese and Russian investment.
Space Command is part of a larger effort to operate in the space domain that was accelerated last June.
"We are the best in the world at space today," Gen. John Raymond, new commander of U.S. Space Command, said.
Gen. Stephen Townsend, who took over as TRADOC commander just over a year ago, was confirmed to take command of AFRICOM.
"We are going to continue to perform a lot of the mission for Space Command in the STRATCOM headquarters," Gen. Hyten said.
Pence said the command, which will be the 11th combatant command, is the stepping stone to creating a U.S. Space Force.
National Security Adviser John Bolton said the command should be headquartered in the region it covers.
Mattis and the outgoing SOUTHCOM commander praised the recent decision to send a U.S. Navy hospital ship to aid Venezuela.
Seven new recruits will head to basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
It has been 15 years to the day since Cashe hauled his teammates out of the Bradley hit an IED near Daliaya, Iraq.
Hunter is scheduled to report to Federal Correctional Institute La Tuna in January.
It should be noted that Halvorsen did not have clearance to do Operation Little Vittles.
The long-delayed project will tell the story of the American soldier through treasured artifacts.