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Autonomous Flight Safety Systems, like the one photographed, are devices that are placed on the rocket and collect a variety of essential data from the vehicle during flight. The development of the AFSS has withstood rigorous checks over the years to ensure safety is not compromised at the expense of efficiency – and the system is expected to be utilized in the following months. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyla Gifford/Released) 30th safety personnel prove integral to automated system’s integration
 Working alongside mission partners, members of the 30th Space Wing’s safety office have quietly put in numerous hours ensuring the safe and successful utilization of a system known as an Autonomous Flight Safety System. The AFSS is a device that is placed on the rocket and collects a variety of essential data from the vehicle during flight. This
0 4/07
2017
World War II fighter pilot and retired Air Force Maj. M. Eugene Johns, poses with his military decorations, April 5, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Vandenberg’s Pacific Coast Club will facilitate a commemorative toast performed by WWII combat aviators, and retired Air Force officers, Johns, who also goes by the name Gene, and Col. Ralph Jenkins, April 7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released) Vandenberg to facilitate WWII Fighter Squadron’s promise
Vandenberg is set to help fulfill a promise more than 70 years in the making, here, April 7. Team Vandenberg will facilitate a toast performed by WWII combat aviators, and retired Air Force officers, Maj. M. Eugene Johns, who also goes by the name Gene, and Col. Ralph Jenkins -- both former members of the 510th Fighter Squadron. Personnel with the
0 4/05
2017
Staff Sgt. Kaleb Mayfield, 30th Space Wing Public Affairs broadcaster, plays racquetball with Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos, 30th SW PA NCOIC of command information, March 24, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Vandenberg recently reopened its newly renovated racquetball courts, March 24, in Building 9002 behind the 30th FSS Fitness and Sports Center Annex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Clayton Wear/Released) Vandenberg renovates racquetball courts
Vandenberg is set to reopen its newly renovated racquetball courts by early next week, in Building 9002 behind the 30th Force Support Squadron Fitness and Sports Center Annex. In need of renovations from heavy usage, the two-month-long project replaced the light fixtures, placed new walls and laid a new floor improving upon the current Team V
0 3/24
2017
Master Sgt. Lashandra Denson, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron engineering flight superintendent, speaks during the Women’s History Month lunch and learn at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, March 23, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The event provided mentorship to women on how to navigate the Air Force in male-dominant career fields, life as a public official and the civilian workforce. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos/Released) Women’s History Month lunch and learn mentors leaders
The Women’s History Month committee hosted a lunch and learn at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, March 23, to mentor future leaders of the Air Force. The event provided mentorship to everyone on how to navigate through Air Force career fields, life as a public official and the civilian workforce. Mentors in attendance were Joyce Howerton,
0 3/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo 30th SW wins Herres award
The 30th Space Wing was recently awarded the 2016 General Robert T. Herres Award, recognizing the wing as the Best Wing with a space mission in the Air Force. The award, last won by Vandenberg in 2000, recognizes the 30th SW’s significant contributions to the space mission, between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016. The annual award is named after General
0 3/23
2017
Air Force Assistance Fund Flier (Courtesty Graphic) Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off
The Air Force Assistance Fund starts its annual fundraising campaign, March 27, at the Base Exchange from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charitable affiliates that provide support to Air Force families in need. “There are four charities that make up the campaign,” said 2nd Lt. Lee Wilson, 2nd Range Operations
0 3/22
2017
An energy company recently awarded a power purchase agreement is set to design and build a 28-megawatt solar photovoltaic array at Vandenberg. The array will span approximately 200 acres in the old east housing area and will be tied directly into the base’s power grid. (courtesy photo) Solar array project set to begin on Vandenberg
An energy company recently awarded a power purchase agreement is set to design and build a 28-megawatt solar photovoltaic array, beginning in May, here. The project, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, will span approximately 200 acres in the old east housing area and will be tied directly into the base’s power grid. “The
0 3/15
2017
The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron works to fill a sinkhole that damaged Coast road, Feb. 10, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The damaged road is the only safe way to get to Space Launch Complex-6, and as such became a priority to repair, in order to prevent mission delays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Released) Collapsed culvert causes road reroute
With the recent deluge of rain, a sinkhole appeared on Coast road, five weeks ago, partially collapsing one lane. The damaged road is the only safe way to get to Space Launch Complex-6, and as such became a priority to repair, in order to prevent mission delays. “The root cause of the sinkhole next to Coast road is a deteriorated seven foot wide
0 3/14
2017
(Courtesy photo) VAFB leaps forward toward greener future
Two of the largest projects under development on Vandenberg Air Force Base are taking large strides into “Sustainable Design”. The first project is the renovation of Building 7000 to be the 14th Air Force, Joint Functional Component Command for Space and the 614th Air Operations Center consolidation facility. The other project is the development
0 3/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Prop 64: DoD members liable for use, possession
California recently passed Prop 64, The Adult Marijuana Use Act, making recreational use of marijuana legal in the state. However this does not mean use or possession is legal on Vandenberg Air Force Base or for members of the Armed Forces.  The Department of Defense has a clear position on drug use within the services:  drug use is incompatible
0 3/09
2017
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