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JSpOC Echo Team photo JSpOC Echo Crew wins Air Force Association award
The Joint Space Operations Center’s Echo Crew was recognized as the 2017 Air Force Association’s Best Space Operations Crew, July 27. The award is presented to the best overall space operations crew in the Air Force. “I’m honored and thankful that our team received such an amazing recognition,” said Maj. Brian Dea, 614th Air Operations Center Echo
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2017
The 30th Space Wing Commander, Col. Michael Hough, was the first Club Member to transition to the new Member Planet Club Card system. New Club Membership Program
30th Space Wing Commander, Col. Michael Hough, was the first Club Member to transition to the new Member Planet Club Card system.  As of Aug. 1, 2017, existing Club Members can connect their accounts to the new system by going to: http://www.myairforcelife.com. The biggest news for Club Members is that some categories of dues have been reduced
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2017
Minuteman III launch. MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 2:10 a.m., PDT, here Aug. 2.   Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority.   “The seamless partnership of Team V and our Air Force Global Strike Command mission partners has resulted in another safe Minuteman
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2017
Default Air Force Logo MINUTEMAN III SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH
An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug 2, between 12:01 a.m. to 6:01 a.m. PDT from north Vandenberg Air Force Base.The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the
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Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg SURF Beach Temporarily Closed
Because of a spike in violations, Vandenberg leadership has decided to temporarily close Surf Beach here Friday, July 28, until the Labor Day weekend on Sept. 1.Beach restrictions are enforced annually on all three Vandenberg beaches (Surf, Wall, and Minuteman) from March 1 through Sept. 30 to protect the Western Snowy Plover, listed as a
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Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks to Airmen during an All Call, July 25, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Diena Mosely, 30th SW command chief, the duo used their first official All Call to formally introduce themselves and their priorities to the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Released) 30th SW commander, command chief address wing
Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Diena Mosely, 30th SW command chief, held two sessions of a base-wide All Call, here, July 25.Hough and Mosely used their first official All Call to formally introduce themselves and their priorities to the wing.“Customs and courtesies are important to me, it’s a necessary part
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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson) New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Perez Santiago, 369th Recruiting Squadron line officer accessions recruiter and Air Force Clubs member, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship prize from Lt. Col. Candice Pipes, 30th Force Support Squadron commander, during a ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club, July 14, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Santiago was awarded the scholarship for his second place finish in the non-traditional category of the 2017 AF Club Scholarship Program, writing a 1,000-word essay on the theme: "A time when you were tested to live up to the core values of Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do." Overall, the 2017 AF Clubs Scholarship program awarded 10 scholarships to Club members across the Air Force totaling $36,000.

Santiago is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Aeronautics with minors in Management and Safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, with plans to pursue a master's degree in Business Administration after he graduates.

For more information about Air Force Clubs scholarship program, visit http://www.myairforcelife.com/clubs/ 

(U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released) Air Force Clubs member wins $5,000 scholarship
Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Perez Santiago, 369th Recruiting Squadron line officer accessions recruiter and Air Force Clubs member, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship prize from Lt. Col. Candice Pipes, 30th Force Support Squadron commander, during a ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club, July 14, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.Santiago was awarded the
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2017
Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, presents Ms. Shawn Riem, 30th SW historian, with a civilian achievement award, July 12, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Riem was recognized for her distinguished performance as historian for Headquarters United States Air Forces Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from Oct 2016 - Feb 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/released) 30th Space Wing historian receives civilian achievement award
Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, presents Ms. Shawn Riem, 30th SW historian, with a civilian achievement award, July 12, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Riem was recognized for her distinguished performance as historian for Headquarters United States Air Forces Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from Oct 2016 - Feb
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2017
Vandenberg AFB Fire department group photo (contributed/composite image) Vandenberg Fire Department wins DoD level award
The Vandenberg Air Force Base Fire Department was recently recognized as the winner of the 2016 Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services of the Year award in the highly competitive, medium fire department category.In 2016, they distinguished themselves as the best through their innovativeness and exceptional dedication.“The Vandenberg Fire
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