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Default Air Force Logo FALCON 9 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG
Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the Iridium NEXT satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Saturday, Jan. 14, at 9:54 a.m. PST.As of Jan. 13, 12:39 p.m., FAA has removed the final conditions and authorized SpaceX to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing Commander, will be
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2017
Pauline Chui, 30th Space Wing community support coordinator, speaks with an Airman about the Resilience Race program during the monthly wing run, Jan. 6, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The incentive-based program will provide personnel a chance to learn more about helping agencies on Vandenberg, in addition to earning a prize once completed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert J. Volio/Released) Resilience program brings awareness to Team V
At Vandenberg, there are a plethora of helping agencies that exist to provide support for Airmen and their families. Organizations such as the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Child Development Center, and Family Advocacy all play their part in the health and wellness of Team V’s most valuable asset – its Airmen. In order to increase awareness of
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2017
Staff Sgt. Brandon Beaty, a Client Systems Technician for the 614th Air and Space Communication Squadron, was recently selected to commission through the highly-selective Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program – Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. SLECP-A is a unique Air Force incentive commissioning program wherein senior leaders personally select members to commission based upon a number of factors, to include academic background and goals, performance as an enlisted member, personal character and core values and recommendations from leadership. (Courtesy photo) Vandenberg NCO selected for commissioning
Staff Sgt. Brandon Beaty, a Client Systems Technician for the 614th Air and Space Communication Squadron, was recently selected to commission through the highly-selective Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program – Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. SLECP-A is a unique Air Force incentive commissioning program wherein senior leaders
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2017
2017, New Year, New You! New Year, New You: Take control of your own health
A new year can mean new opportunities, new discoveries and maybe a few new goals. While the New Year’s Resolution is a common tradition, many of them get abandoned long before the new year is gone again. Setting goals for a healthier you is something everyone can do, if you do it right. “Probably the most important thing is setting goals you can
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2016
Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, presents the Wing’s mission briefing to the Inspector General team, Dec. 12, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Moss held two separate sessions of a base-wide All Call, here, Dec. 20 to discuss a variety of topics, including his priority of posturing the 30th SW for success moving forward, the results of the recent inspection, and an update on the wildland fire recovery and restoration efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Peterson/Released) 30th SW commander addresses wing during All Call
Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, held two separate sessions of a base-wide All Call, here, Dec. 20. Of the many topics discussed, the main theme of the All Call was Moss’ wing priority of posturing the 30th SW for success moving forward. “I want to talk today about posturing the 30th Space Wing for the future,” said Moss. “If
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2016
Aleeza Avellar, 30th Space Wing thrift-shop bookkeeper, surprises Senior Airman Austin Johnson, 2nd Range Operations Squadron space systems operator, and his family, with two $25 gift cards, Dec. 21, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Base thrift-shop personnel recently demonstrated the true meaning of the holiday season, giving away $1,000 worth of gift-cards to families and low-ranking Airmen, at the commissary, Dec. 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Phipps/Released) Thrift-shop personnel embody season of giving
Base thrift-shop personnel recently demonstrated the true meaning of the holiday season, giving away $1,000 worth of gift-cards to families and low-ranking Airmen, at the commissary, Dec. 21.The $1,000 was additional money earned by the thrift-shop, which circulates back to base Airmen, and was broken up into $25 gift-cards in an effort to maximize
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2016
Col. Michael Manor, commander, 614th Air Operations Center and Joint Space Operations Center Director, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Nicole Petrucci, commander, 614th Combat Training Squadron, during an activation ceremony Dec. 16, 2016 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.  As a new squadron under the 614th AOC, the 614th CTS will provide advanced training enabling the implementation and sustainment of Space Training Transformation and Space Mission Force initiatives and constructs across the unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Nicholas Mercurio/Released) New squadron, 614th CTS, activates at Vandenberg
The 614th Combat Training Squadron, a new unit assigned to the 614th Air Operations Center, was activated during a ceremony, here, Dec. 16. The 614th CTS was created in order to implement and sustain enterprise-wide changes under the Space training Transformation and Space Mission Force constructs. It will enable the 614th AOC, as the primary
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2016
Air Force graphic by Jan Kays CFC comes to a close
 The Combined Federal Campaign wrapped up their two month long fundraising effort, here, Dec. 9, 2016.The CFC, established in 1961, is an annual program that allows federal government employees to make contributions to non-profit organizations. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused,
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2016
December is nationally recognized as Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. Whether you’ve only had a couple drinks or a small dose of prescribed medication, it’s never a good idea to get behind the wheel while slightly inhibited. (Courtesy graphic) Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month: Have a plan
The holiday season is a time to unwind and be merry. Every year during the holidays there are a plethora of social gatherings, including parties with family, friends and co-workers. That merriment, however, can instantaneously turn into tragedy depending upon one’s choices when traveling to and from these gatherings. Whether you’ve only had a
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2016
Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, conducts the Holiday Tree lighting ceremony on base in front of the Pacific Coast Club, Dec. 1, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The tree lighting was organized by the VAFB Company Grade Officers Council and featured troops of girl and cub scouts who sang carols during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley/ Released) Holiday Tree Lighting
The traditional Holiday Tree lighting was held in a slightly different spot this year. In years past the tree outside of building 11777 was used, however, base leadership decided that since the tree had seen better days, they would acquire an artificial tree that could be placed in a more conducive spot - outside the Pacific Coast Club. This year
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2016
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