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Default Air Force Logo E-Symposium offers Airmen informational opportunities
Vandenberg's Enlisted Symposium began Tuesday at the Pacific Coast Club offering enlisted members an opportunity to get some valuable information about career progression and decisions. The symposium kicked off with opening remarks from Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Gordon, 30th Space Wing command chief master sergeant. "This symposium's purpose is
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2006
Default Air Force Logo New course trains deploying Airmen
Vandenberg began providing deploying Airmen with intensive expeditionary combat skills training. Thirty-nine Airmen from the 30th Space Wing, 381st Training Group and 576th Flight Test Squadron began the 13-day training July 31 in the base theater. The training is essential for the many Airmen who find themselves tasked with different missions than
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Default Air Force Logo Airman pleads to indecent assault
An Air Force staff sergeant, assigned to the 532nd Training Squadron, pleaded guilty in a general court-martial to two instances of failing to obey a lawful order or regulation, two instances of extortion, and one instance of indecent assault. The court, convened by 14th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. William Shelton, was held here July 26. The
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Default Air Force Logo GC teams come home to celebrate
Guardian challenge 2006 has come to a close with the 30th Space Wing taking two out of three Air Force Space Command titles for the Schriever Trophy, best security forces and best spacelift operations teams. The long awaited results were posted during the awards banquet at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Aug. 17. The 30th Security Forces Squadron
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Default Air Force Logo Santa Maria honors base with Spirit of Freedom award
The city of Santa Maria honored the men and women of Vandenberg Air Force Base with the "Sprit of Freedom" award Aug. 9. More than 400 local residents attended the 87th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor and Convention Bureau where the award was presented. The base received the award in
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Staff Sgt. Javier Mendez places tree branches in his helmet and gear to improve his concealment at the Air Force Space Command Guardian Challenge tactics competition in Colorado on Aug. 14. Sergeant Mendez is with the 30th Security Forces Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dan Monahan)
Hawks gunning for sharks at GC!
Guardian Challenge came to a close after an intense competition week for the 30th Security Forces Squadron Aug. 14-17 at Peterson AFB, Colo. The challenge is the world's premier space and missile competition. It is the prime peacetime opportunity for Air Force space and missile teams to fully demonstrate the effectiveness of their training and
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Default Air Force Logo North Star exercise sports new, improved action
Approximately 180 Airmen representing almost every squadron on base deployed Aug. 9 to a remote, off base location for a North Star field training exercise. The exercise came to a close Aug. 11 after three days and two nights spent in the field being evaluated and learning techniques such as basic combat operations, battle field hygiene and weapons
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Default Air Force Logo Mold: there's a fungus among us
Vandenberg's often foggy weather can sometimes bring with it another moisture-induced offender: mold. The dampness, compiled with proper temperatures, oxygen and food sources, can make Central Coast homes a good location for mold growth. Mold is a type of fungi that works to break down organic matter. It flourishes in moist, warm environments and
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