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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --  Members of the Aquilliers Dive Club jump into action in a recent dive off the coast. The Aqualliers do more than scuba dive along the coast of central and southern California. They are also involved in volunteer work, cleaning up local beaches. (Courtesy photo) Dive into adventure with the Aqualliers
Aqualliers might sound like a superhero team found in comic books, but it's actually Vandenberg's Scuba Diving Club and a great deal more. For more than 30 years the club has been established here on base, carrying on its legacy. The club currently consists of about 40 members made up of civilian, retirees and active duty military members. The club
0 8/19
2008
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Frank Bagley, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron contractor and former Marine, works on his 1956 baby blue Chevrolet 3100 at the Auto Skills Center here July 30.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Satran) Auto Skills Center offers Airmen an affordable alternative
There are many benefits of being an Airman. The medical benefits, free housing and something people might not know about - the Vandenberg Auto Skills Center. The auto center allows Airmen to maintain, restore and fix vehicles with minimal costs. This is a huge advantage compared to some of the prices one might find outside of the base. "The auto
0 8/12
2008
Default Air Force Logo Star Wars fans don't 'have a bad feeling' about trivial pursuit at PCC
Star Wars fan you are? If so then be sure to attend the monthly Star Wars trivial pursuit contest on the second Friday of every month at the Pacific Coast Club. The group has been meeting since October of last year. "We have seen numbers fluctuate from as high as 30 to what you see now," said Lt. Col Cynthia Provost, a Star Wars enthusiast,
0 8/12
2008
Volunteers from 30th Security Forces Squadron, Bravo Flight, stack care packages for deployed friends and Airmen at the Vandenberg Family Readiness Center April 6. Organizations may submit names and addresses to the Family Readiness Center, and volunteers will assemble and send the care packages without charge. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew) Airman and Family Readiness Center offers Airmen a helping hand
If you are a first-term Airman, a Vandenberg lifer that is about to deploy, an Airman preparing to separate from the Air Force or a family member to any of the three, the Vandenberg Airman and Family Readiness has something they can offer to you. The center offers many different programs of which any Airman can take advantage. Programs range from
0 8/05
2008
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Charles Glenn, an auto mechanic with the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron, performs routine maintenance on a vehicle on Dec. 6. 30th LRS combines planning, supply and transportation skills into one organization with all resources to keep pace with the swift demands of deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas) Vehicle management flight keeps base moving
Working at an Air Force base, no matter what a person does, can at times require some sort of travel, and thankfully Airmen are provided with government vehicle's to complete mission essential tasks. Just as important to mission success is the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron's vehicle management flight, which has the responsibility of maintaining
0 7/29
2008
The convenience and taste of snack foods may tempt a person's appetite, but ultimately lead to poor eating habits. A sugary snack or beverage will curb hunger, but deny the body of essential nutrients, which will slow metabolism and lead to weight gain and long term health complications.  Proper nutrition includes a balanced meals and lots of water, and it will lead to a healthier, more positive self-image. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Jamie Lessard) Eating healthy can be hard, but is necessary
As the Air Force continues to support efforts on the front line of combat, being in shape is vitally important. The challenge is figuring out how to do that. Running and working out during physical training are necessary to accomplishing a better body, but something that is overlooked and more important is eating healthy. "Food is a fuel for our
0 7/29
2008
Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg officer takes physical training to the next level
Since January, every Airman's physical training test score across the world's greatest air and space force now carries weight in their performance report. Some strive to barely pass where others challenge their bodies and minds in search of excellence in all they do. Capt. Lassena Von Hacker, 14th Air Force surveillance and reconnaissance plans and
0 7/29
2008
Default Air Force Logo Legal office here to help, not hinder Airmen
If an Airman is in a court martial, the attorneys from the 30th Space Wing Judge Advocate office might not be that Airman' s favorite people. However, what that Airman and others across the base might not understand is that while the base legal office deals with criminal proceedings, it also supplies a surplus of legal services for Airmen who
0 7/22
2008
Default Air Force Logo Free education possible through military benefits
"Show me the money!" That's what Tom Cruise had to do for Cuban Gooding Jr as the titular character in the Hollywood film. And that's just what the Air Force is doing for Airmen interested in pursuing higher education. Through programs like tuition assistance and the G.I. Bill, Airmen are left little excuse for skipping school. Both programs cover
0 7/22
2008
Default Air Force Logo White water rafting now available through outdoor recreation
Have you ever wanted to rush through white water rapids as you tumble down a river? Now you can. The outdoor recreation center here is offering Airmen a chance to go rafting down the Kern River. For $75 Airmen will be transported, fully equipped with safety gear and necessities to go down the river, fed sandwiches from the Commissary, and provided
0 7/15
2008
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