Deep Dive with Team Vandenberg

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Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, (left) speaks with Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, (right) during a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and Airmen at Vandenberg. During the deep dive Whiting met Airmen across the base and discussed infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Clayton Wear/Released)

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Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force, (left) and Col. Curtis Hernandez, Commander, 30th Operations Group, (right) look along Vandenberg Air Force Base's 42 mile long coast line from Tranquillion Peak, Calif. Whiting visited Tranquillion Peak during a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and airmen at Vandenberg. During the deep dive Whiting met airmen across the base and discussed infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)

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Col. Paul Nosek, Commander, 30th Mission Support Group, (left) and TSgt. Michael Jones, 30th Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, (center) explain how Vandenberg airmen teamed with local responders to extinguish the Canyon Fire in 2016 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force, (right) conducted a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and met airmen across the base to discuss infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)

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Michael Martinez, Command Transmitter department manager, (left) explains how Command Transmitter 3 (CT-3) supports space launch operations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Chief Master Sgt. Craig Neri, 14th Air Force command chief (right), and Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, visited CT-3 during a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and Airmen at Vandenberg. During the deep dive Whiting and Neri met Airmen across the base and discussed infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Clayton Wear/Released)

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Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force, Chief MSgt. Craig Neri, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 14th Air Force, and 30th Space Wing leadership pose for a picture on Tranquillion Peak, Calif. Whiting and Neri visited Tranquillion Peak during a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and airmen at Vandenberg. During the deep dive Whiting and Neri met airmen across the base and discussed infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)

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Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force, (center) receives a briefing from Lt. Col. Jason Aftanas, Commander, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, (third from left) about sink whole repair work being conducted at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Whiting visited the sink whole during a day long deep dive with 30th Space Wing leadership and airmen at Vandenberg. During the deep dive Whiting met airmen across the base and discussed infrastructure initiatives, history, wildfire management, and current and future space launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)