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Default Air Force Logo TRICARE improves online accessibility
The Department of Defense continually makes improvements to the overall welfare of military personnel, recently making critical healthcare easier to access online.One of these many updates has been to improve the interface of the TRICARE Online Patient Portal.“The TRICARE Online Patient Portal’s purpose is to provide 24 hour, 7 days a week access
0 6/07
2017
General Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, speaks to base personnel during an all call, June 1, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. In addition to touring and interacting with Airmen from around the base, Raymond held an all call to share his views on future space capabilities and outline his priorities for the command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyla Gifford/Released) AFSPC commander visits Team V
General Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, met with base personnel here June 1, 2017, to share his vision and priorities for the command. He also took the opportunity to highlight the importance of the 30th Space Wing’s contributions to the nation’s critical space capabilities. The general’s visit included a 30th Space Wing update
0 6/05
2017
Default Air Force Logo VAFB computers to be upgraded
The 30th Space Communications Squadron is currently replacing computers and upgrading operating systems across the Vandenberg network.Because of new policies in the DoD, VAFB is currently upgrading approximately 95 percent of all computer systems on base as well as the system software, to ensure better security. “We are currently working on
0 6/02
2017
Col. David Kelley accepts the 576th Flight Test Squadron flag from Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force commander, during a change-of-command ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 1, 2017. In support of the 'deter and assure' mission, the 576th FLTS determines the effectiveness and accuracy of the ICBM force by planning, preparing and conducting ICBM ground and flight tests. (U.S. Air Force photo) Kelley assumes command of the 576th Flight Test Squadron
Col. David Kelley assumed command of 20th Air Force’s 576th Flight Test Squadron, the only U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile test launch squadron, during a change-of-command ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, June 1. “To the men and women of the 576th Flight Test Squadron, I am incredibly proud to be your commander and promise
0 6/02
2017
2nd Lt. Joshua Cramer, 576th Flight Test Squadron special weapons officer in charge and Tech Sgt. Edward Caldwell Jr., 1st Air and Space Test Squadron mission assurance NCOIC, May 11, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Cramer and Caldwell recently attended the All-Air Force Bowling Team Trial Camp at Camp Pendleton, May 2 through 5, Oceanside, Calif., with a chance to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Championship at stake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert J. Volio/Released) Bowlers represent Team V, Air Force during competition
Two members of Team V recently attended the All-Air Force Bowling Team Trial Camp at Camp Pendleton, May 2 through 5, Oceanside, Calif. For Tech Sgt. Edward Caldwell Jr., 1st Air and Space Test Squadron mission assurance NCOIC and 2nd Lt. Joshua Cramer, 576th Flight Test Squadron special weapons officer in charge, a chance to represent the Air
0 5/12
2017
Default Air Force Logo Celebrating Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage
Congress established Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week in 1978 to recognize the contributions to U.S. history and culture by Asian and Pacific-Islander Americans. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush extended the celebration to the entire month. On Oct. 23, 1992, Congress officially designated May of each year as Asian American and Pacific
0 5/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo Pharmacy adjusts lunch hours
Starting May 15, the VAFB pharmacy will no longer fill prescriptions between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. due to the recent loss of an active duty pharmacist authorization.The drop-off and pick-up windows will remain open during this time, but patients who drop off prescriptions during this time-frame will not be able to pick them up until after 1 p.m. This
0 5/10
2017
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:02 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson) MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 12:02 a.m. PDT here Wednesday, May 3, 2017.Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."It's always a privilege to partner with the tremendous professionals of Air Force Global Strike Command to conduct test
0 5/03
2017
Beginning May 1, United Concordia Companies, Inc. now manages the TRICARE Dental Program. As opposed to the Active Duty Dental Program, and TRICARE Retiree Dental Program, which will not change, the TRICARE Dental Program covers dependents’ dental care which now differs under the new contract. (Courtesy graphic)
Dependent dental coverage changes under new contract
Beginning May 1, United Concordia Companies, Inc. now manages the TRICARE Dental Program. As opposed to the Active Duty Dental Program, and TRICARE Retiree Dental Program, which will not change, the TRICARE Dental Program covers dependents’ dental care which now differs under the new contract. “As of May 1 2017, United Concordia became the
0 5/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo MINUTEMAN III SCHEDULED FOR TEST LAUNCH
An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, between 12:01 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base.The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness and accuracy of the weapon
0 4/29
2017
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