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Default Air Force Logo Fire-free festivities
Each year people are warned about the hazards of using illegal fireworks, but each year there are just as many fireworks incidents. Vandenberg, like other cities in our community, does not allow discharging of fireworks at any time. We are in fire season and with Independence Day approaching, there's a chance for more fire threats due to illegal
0 6/28
2010
Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg Base Exchange value goes ‘mobile’
Technology is a major component in everyone's lives and Vandenberg shoppers are no different. The world has gone mobile and the Department of Defense's oldest and largest Exchange Service is following suit with the implementation of "Army and Air Force Exchange Service Mobile Marketing." The text messaging effort permits AAFES to reach Vandenberg
0 6/28
2010
Default Air Force Logo 101 Critical Days of Summer: Water recreation safety
Summer is here and it's time for swimming, boating, spending time at the beach or the pool - time to have some water fun. Make sure you're prepared for a great day with the right equipment and an understanding of the risks whether you are swimming or boating; remember, life vests are the number one way to prevent mishaps around water. This year's
0 6/25
2010
Default Air Force Logo Headlight use reminder
In other parts of the U.S. the arrival of summertime means rising thermometers and clear, star-lit skies.Along the central coast the arrival of summertime means more fog and denser fog. Are you prepared?Most drivers know that it is much easier to see an approaching vehicle in inclement weather if it has its headlights on. A lot of us are lulled
0 6/25
2010
Default Air Force Logo Finding TRICARE benefits online
Does TRICARE cover acupuncture? No. What about urgent care? Yes. Is there a maternity benefit? Definitely.Have more questions? You can find the answers quickly and easily online, at one of two convenient sources.The first is TRICARE's official website, www.tricare.mil. It's an excellent starting point for finding information about all aspects of
0 6/24
2010
Rep. Ed Royce, speaking with Sudanese tribal leaders from the Darfur region of Sudan about their recent loss of land during a congressional delegation trip in January, 2005.  At the time of the trip, Mr. Royce served as the chairman of the House of International Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Africa.(Courtesy photo/Lt. Col. Vincent Buquicchio)
Relationship between Air Force Fellows, government agencies proves to be symbiotic
On July 21, 2009, the United States Senate voted 58-40 to cut $1.75 billion, funding for seven F-22 fighters, out of a military authorization bill. The vote was an important one for the Obama administration; senators remarked after the vote that they had rarely seen the White House lobby as furiously as it did against the continued spending on the
0 6/17
2010
Default Air Force Logo Beating prostate cancer
Besides skin cancer, prostate is the most common form of cancer in men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In 2009, the National Cancer Institute estimated that nearly 200,000 men were newly diagnosed. That's more than 500 men every day. This Father's Day, on June 20, show the men in your life how much they mean to you.
0 6/10
2010
Default Air Force Logo Team effort maintains Vandenberg’s coastline
How does a base situated along more than 40 miles of coastline on California's Central Coast remain free from high concentrations of pollution and environmental issues?For starters, neither one person, nor one organization at Vandenberg is employed solely to perform the work of a beach cleanup taskforce. The answer, however, lies within a team
0 6/10
2010
Default Air Force Logo Stress on your schedule?
Military families can seem to eat, sleep and breathe stress. Some days, it can just feel like...oh, hold on a second.Hello? Air conditioning is going to break at 10 p.m.? On a Saturday? That doesn't work for me at all. How about at 8 a.m. on a Tuesday? Oh, hold on - I have to take this other call.Hello? Toddler with a fever and an ear infection?
0 6/01
2010
Default Air Force Logo Use candles with care
Candles have come a long way since they were used simply to illuminate. They have become such a popular household accessory that there is one for every occasion, mood and fragrance imaginable.But one thing hasn't changed since the invention of the candle: if used carelessly, candles can cause illness, injury and even death.The National Fire
0 5/11
2010
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