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Members of Vandenberg are served their food during a military appreciation barbeque, Oct. 4, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. More than 1,100 Team V personnel were served meals during the event, which was organized by the Military Affairs Committee of Lompoc. Vandenberg Airmen honored with appreciation barbeque
The Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce sponsored a military appreciation barbeque for uniformed military members and families of deployed members, here, Oct. 4. More than 1,100 Team V personnel were served meals during the event, which was organized by the Military Affairs Committee of Lompoc. The barbeque has been an annual occurrence for decades.
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An aircraft drops fire retardant during a fire which swept through portions of South Base, Sept. 20, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Vandenberg personnel, alongside community partners and a specialized incident management team, have worked to extinguish five separate wildland fires, here, since Sept. 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Phipps/Released) Coalition unites to extinguish base wildland fires
Vandenberg personnel, alongside community partners and a specialized incident management team, have worked to extinguish five separate wildland fires, here, since Sept. 17.Following the significantly larger fire on South Vandenberg, which burned more than 12,500 acres, the four subsequent fires on North Base were controlled quickly – in part due to
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Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB HOUSING TOWN HALL
Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, will host a Town Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m. at the Base Theater for base housing residents regarding the recent fires.Media is invited to observe, however during the Town Hall Col. Moss will only answer questions from Vandenberg AFB housing residents.Once the meeting is concluded, there will be a
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Default Air Force Logo CORRAL FIRE INCIDENT - UPDATE
At approximately 12:00 p.m., a small brush fire was reported in the vicinity of Corral Road, northeast of the Vandenberg Air Force Base Utah Gate.  The fire affected approximately four acres and is now under control.  Residential areas of the base were never in danger.   Because fire crews are working near high voltage equipment, a significant
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Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB RESPONDED TO NEW FIRE
Firefighters and emergency personnel responded to a small, 4-acre vegetation fire near Corral Road and Firefighter Road on North Vandenberg AFB. The fire is 100 percent contained and no structures were threatened. At no time were base housing or any schools threatened.For more information please follow the VAFB website at www.vandenberg.af.mil
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Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB NORTH AND SOUTH BASE FIRE UPDATES
The fires on both North and South Vandenberg are 100% contained. However damaged vegetation, unstable ground and smoldering debris continue to pose a safety hazard to personnel within the burn area. As we return to work on Monday stay on improved surfaces such as sidewalks and paved roads. Do not venture into burned areas. Hot spots within these
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Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB BEGINS RECOVERY EFFORTS
Vandenberg AFB begins cleanup and recovery efforts in order to return the base to normal operations after the Canyon Fire that began on Sept. 17.   Currently the Canyon Fire is at 100 percent containment. It has consumed more than 12,500 acres. At its peak the fire had 1,052 fire fighters from more than 50 agencies and multiple aircraft in a battle
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Default Air Force Logo OAK CANYON FIRE - UPDATE
As of 1:20 p.m. a fire was reported on Vandenberg AFB property in Oak Canyon, north of the Lompoc Correctional Complex. The fire is approximately 30 acres and is spreading to the south.Firefighters are responding from the Vandenberg AFB, Santa Barbara County and Lompoc Fire Departments.Firefighters are responding with air drops, engine crews, and
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Default Air Force Logo WASHINGTON INCIDENT FIRE – UPDATE
As of 7:00 a.m. on Sept. 23, the fire on North Base is under control. The burn area is estimated to be 215 acres. There was minimal fire activity overnight and the fire crews made good progress establishing precautionary fire breaks and structure defenses for several buildings on the base.Significant amounts of fire retardant were dropped on parts
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Default Air Force Logo WASHINGTON INCIDENT FIRE – UPDATE
As of 4:00 a.m. on Sep. 23, the fire on North Base is estimated to be 250 acres. At this time, the fire is controlled, but the exact containment percentage is unknown.Only Mission Essential Personnel will report to work on 23 Sep. All other military personnel are requested to remain on 6-ring alert.Base Housing is NOT in the path of the fire.
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