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Default Air Force Logo ATLAS LAUNCH SCHEDULED
Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-3 on Wednesday, March 1, with a launch window opening at 9:49 a.m. PST.    Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, will be the launch decision authority.   “We are postured for
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Default Air Force Logo JFCC Space concludes Exercise Global Lightning 17
The Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space) concluded its participation in Exercise Global Lightning 17, an annual command and control exercise, Feb. 16.U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), in coordination with other combatant commands, appropriate U.S. government agencies and international allies, conducted the annual command and
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Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg starts cancer support group
To help ease the journey of those who face cancer, the “Lean on Me” cancer support group will meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month, at 1 p.m., in the 30th Medical Group. Stacy Jacobs, 30th Medical Group appointment clerk, developed the support group to provide Vandenberg cancer patients, their families and survivors a network of resources
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Retired Master Sgt. Joe Orsua, 30th Force Support Squadron fitness center custodian poses for a photo, Feb. 17, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Whether playing a direct role in launching rockets or smaller, yet still vital roles, like ensuring the base gyms are functional and sanitary, countless retirees have continued their already decades of service to their country. Orsua is one such unsung patriot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Phipps /Released) Retired Master Sergeant continues service through master cleanliness
Within a diverse group of civil servants, contractors, and other personnel working toward mission success, retired military members often quietly continue their service to the nation. Whether playing a direct role in launching rockets or ensuring the base gyms are functional and sanitary, countless retirees continue their already decades of service
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Courtesy graphic New opportunities arise for civilian career development
Continuing education and self-improvement classes are now more readily available for civil servants at the Vandenberg education center. The Civilian Professional Development Program is designed to provide structure, using courses and a variety of media from the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence and leadership experts. The curriculum is
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Collaboration Pathfinder Air Force begins migrating email to cloud-based system in 2017
The dreaded “your mailbox is full” message is soon to be a thing of the past under a recent directive by the Air Force Space Command to realign resources to more critical priorities and outsourcing services like email.   The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center and Air Force Network Integration Center partnered with industry under the
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Default Air Force Logo SINKHOLE ON SOUTH BASE BY COAST ROAD
Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. – A sinkhole developed on Vandenberg AFB's south base this morning along Coast Road near Space Launch Complex 6.    Due to recent rains, alternate roads near the sink hole are also temporarily closed.   Security Forces and Civil Engineering personnel are on-scene to ensure personnel safety and assess repair
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Default Air Force Logo MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 11:39 p.m. PST here Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."Today's launch was an important demonstration of our nation's ICBM capabilities," said Moss. "As with all launches from the
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Tech. Sgt. Jessica Bundles, 30th Space Wing legal office civil law NCOIC, recently attended and graduated the Inter-American Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Oct. 14, 2016 through Dec. 15, 2016. INCOA provided a different experience than the regular NCOA course, where Bundles was able to utilize her native language in an official capacity. (courtesy photo)
Team V member graduates international NCOA course
Tech. Sgt. Jessica Bundles, 30th Space Wing legal office civil law NCOIC, recently attended and graduated the Inter-American Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Oct. 14, 2016 through Dec. 15, 2016. INCOA provided a different experience than the regular NCOA course, where Bundles was able to utilize her native language in an official capacity.
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Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, commander, Air Force Space Command and Chief Master Sgt. Brendan Criswell, AFSPC Command Chief, share breakfast with enlisted Airmen from 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) during a visit Jan. 26, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.  14th AF is responsible for the organization, training, equipping, command and control, and employment of Air Force space forces to support operational plans and missions for U.S. Combatant Commanders and Air Component Commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released) Fourteenth Air Force provides updates to AFSPC commander on key JSpOC Initiatives
The men and women of 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) met with and briefed Gen. Jay Raymond, the commander of Air Force Space Command, during his visit here Jan. 26. 14th AF is responsible for the organization, training, equipping, command and control, and employment of Air Force space forces to support operational plans and missions for U.S.
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