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Default Air Force Logo AFSPC announces Space, Missile Operations awards
Please join me in congratulating the following 2006 Air Force Space Command Space & Missile Operations Award Winners: General Donald J. Kutyna Award for Best Spacelift Squadron: 2nd Range Operations SquadronChief Master Sergeant Edward W. Weaver Award for Best Operations Support Squadron with a Space Mission: 30th Operations Support SquadronSpace
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFPC Web site adds citizenship application process
Active duty Airmen may now apply for U.S. citizenship via the Air Force Personnel Center's Web site or through the virtual Military Personnel Flight, furthering Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Citizenship application procedures are available on the Air Force Personnel Center's citizenship application Web page. The Web page provides
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2007
Stargazer, a modified L-1011 jumbo jet carrying the Pegasus XL rocket and NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft, takes-off from Vandenberg April 25. AIM is a two-year mission to study polar mesospheric clouds, explain why these clouds form, and discover what is causing them to appear more frequently and at lower latitudes. (Courtesy photo)
Pegasus launches from Vandenberg
An Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket was launched from Vandenberg at 1:26 p.m. April 25. The rocket took off from an L-1011 aircraft and carried NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft into orbit.NASA's launch director for the mission was Omar Baez.AIM is a two-year mission to study polar mesospheric clouds. These are the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 4th SLS alum receives award for furthering activities in space
Capt. Brian Clifford, a recent 4th Space Launch Squadron alum, was selected as a Rotary National Award for Space Achievement, or RNASA, Stellar Award winner for the "Early" Category. The RNASA Stellar Award recognizes outstanding individuals and teams from industry and government who have made significant contributions to the future of our nation's
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Assistance Fund campaign goal met, stakes raised
With the campaign goal met for the 2007 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign at Vandenberg, the challenge is on to set a higher goal and to receive donations from 50 percent of Vandenberg's active duty.With the end of the campagin drawing near, this year's goal of $45,471 was surpassed in the third week, and a new target of $77,000 has been set.The
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Airman's Creed exemplifies warfighting ethos
The Air Force chief of staff introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that they can hold most dear. The Airman's Creed reflects pride in the role of air, space and cyberspace power and the Air Force's commitment in supporting and defending the nation. The creed is fueled by the Air Force's
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2007
In case of emergency, break glass. Vandenberg Area Defense Counsel works for those in need
An unsung hero is a person who makes an essential yet unrecognized contribution. If military members face a Letter of Reprimand or an Article 15, the Area Defense Counsel could be their unsung hero. An independent entity at Vandenberg, the ADC falls under the Air Force Legal Operations Agency. Therefore, the ADC offers counsel free of pressure from
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2007
On his way to finish in first place, Ramare Ceja races during the 100-yard run at the Special Olympics held at the Vandenberg track April 21.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Jamie Lessard) Vandenberg volunteers, hosts NSBC Special Olympics
In the spirit of cooperation and camaraderie, Vandenberg hosted the Northern Santa Barbara County Special Olympics at the base track April 21. In what has become an annual tradition, hundreds of Vandenberg's Airmen and civilians volunteered to transform the base track into a Special Olympics stadium and escort about 135 athletes during the event.
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2007
Col. Carl Frushon gives his first speech as the new commander for the 30th Launch Group at the Pacific Coast Club April 20. Colonel Frushon is coming from Royal Air Force Menwith Hill, United Kingdon, as the director of the Systems Engineering Group. He was also at Vandenberg as a Titan IV Launch Manager with the 4th Space Launch Squadron from September 1993 to September 1994. Colonel Frushon is prepared to take on the duties of the 30th Launch Group and continue the display of excellence at Vandenberg. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Adam Guy) 30th Launch Group welcomes new commander

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2007
Default Air Force Logo More notified of missing tax records than original estimate
Following the discovery that tax documents were missing from their collection boxes April 9, the Vandenberg Tax Office began to notify customers whose tax returns had been filed at the tax office. About 1,100 people have been notified, and 200 to 300 people could be affected. Customers are being advised that they can take certain steps to protect
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2007
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