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Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg 2007 AFAF campaign wraps up, exceeds goal
Vandenberg Airman contributed over $70,000 during the 2007 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign, making the campaign a resounding success by exceeding the campaign goal. The AFAF was established as an annual event to raise funds for several charitable organizations that provide support to the Air Force family, according to the official AFAF Web site.
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2007
Residents of Lompoc, Calif., show support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. Rumsey) Peaceful protest held at Vandenberg on Armed Forces Day

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2007
Seventh grader, Chris Naughton, 13, from Vandenberg Middle School, fine tunes his science project of the Stirling engine during the annual Central Coast Science Fair at Maple High School on Vandenberg Air Force Base May 19. The Stirling engine converts heat energy to mechanical energy.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet) Area students shine at Central Coast Science Fair

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Space Command announces Vandenberg Fire Emergency Services Individual and Team Award Winners
I am extremely pleased to announce the following Air Force Space Command Fire Emergency Services Individual and Team Award Winners for 2006. Military Fire Fighter of the Year - Senior Airman Keith Armour Civilian Fire Fighter of the Year - Dionicio Dehoyos Civilian Fire Officer of the Year - Dan Ardoin Heroism Award - Charlie Brooks and John
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg Airman receives AFSPC 2006 Col. Gail Halvorsen AF Outstanding Air Transportation Individual of the Year
It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Tech. Sgt. Brian Rollefson, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been selected as the Air Force Space Command Colonel Gail Halvorsen AF Outstanding Air Transportation Individual of the Year for 2006. Sergeant Rollefson has demonstrated exceptional professionalism, dedication and a true commitment to
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2007
On the first day of the Foggy Shores exercise, Capt. Mary Creswell checks the vital signs on Tech. Sgt. Suzanne Bell as she simulates an injury on May 14. Both Airmen from the 30th Medical Operations Squadron participated in the earthquake simulation of a partially collapsed building that trapped many people inside at Vandenberg Air Force Base . (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Angelique M. Perez) Foggy Shores tests Vandenberg's emergency response
Vandenberg agencies participated in a two-day Foggy Shores exercise, a series of fabricated events on May 14-15, testing readiness and ensuring continued success during natural disasters and incident for the 30th Space Wing. The exercise kicked off on May 14 with an earthquake scenario that tested base readiness during a natural disaster. "This
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2007
Seth Wells rappels a stretcher with Staff Sgt. Kaohilii Romualdo inside during the Rescue Technician course at Space Launch Complex-4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base May 11. The course helps familiarize the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter students with advanced rescue techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristi Emler) VAFB firefighters 'learn ropes' at rescue technician course

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2007
Vandenberg's airspace is managed by contracted air traffic controllers like Jessica Mayer, 30th Operation Support Squadron, who corresponds with approaching aircraft at Vandenberg Air Force Base, March 27.    (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Trey Lewis) Airfield operations manage flightline for airborne mission
The 30th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Operations flight does more than work to ensure aircraft have a safe landing; they make sure aircraft have a safe place to land on Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Airfield Operations flight maintains the flightline while caring for the planes that land here. Vandenberg has no fixed wing aircraft assigned
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2007
Donna Rathbun, Vandenberg’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, skydives above Lompoc April 20 in support of “Operation Free-Fall”,  Thousands of people jump during the annual nation-wide event held during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, to empower survivors and to raise awareness to what has become the nation’s most under reported crime.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christina Rumsey)
Victims, advocates take 2-mile jump against sexual assault
So....you think you have control of your fear? Maybe. But what if something happened and you lost that control, what would you do? Would you find a way to take it back? A sexual assault survivor did just that on April 20, along with members from the North County Rape Crisis Center and Vandenberg's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, by leaping
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Airmen of the 30th Security Forces Squadron here stand in formation during a Security Forces Memorial Ceremony to honor Cpl. David Williams, and Airman 1st Class Leebernard E. Chavis on May 14.  The Security Forces Memorial reflects names of fallen Airmen in the Security Forces career field who were killed in the line of duty.  Added to the memorial are Cpl. Williams of Tamaqua Pennsylvania died March 4, 1951 in the line of duty while performing base security at Offut Air Force Base, NE.  Airman 1st Class Chavis of Hampton, Virginia died October 14, 2006, while performing duties as a turret gunner with the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Det. 7 in Iraq. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Adam Guy) VAFB honors fallen defenders with memorial ceremony

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