The U.S. Space Force, America’s newest military branch, made headlines on Friday with the news that its members will henceforth be known as “Guardians.”
The name, whose selection caps off a process that lasted a year, officially owes its existence to an Air Force motto from 1983: “Guardians of the High Frontier.” (The Space Force is technically a part of the USAF.)  But unofficially, nerds for Marvel Comics and the video game Destiny alike see a somewhat different connection.
On the Marvel front, the space-defending “Guardians” is quickly, obviously followed in fans’ minds by “of the Galaxy.” The cosmic super-team has been a formidable pop culture presence ever since the 2014 Marvel movie from director James Gunn starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradly Cooper, and Vin Diesel. Read more…More about Marvel, Destiny, Bungie, Guardians Of The Galaxy, and U.S. Space Force
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