Public Affairs Office

30th SW Public Affairs
(805) 606-3595  /  DSN 276-3595  /  Evening: (805) 606-9961

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Base Operator: (805) 606-1110

Base Straight Talk Line:
(805) 606-8263

30th Space Wing Emblem

30th Space Wing

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, is headquarters for the 30th Space Wing. The 30th SW manages Department of Defense space and missile testing, and places satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast, using expendable boosters (Delta II, Pegasus, Taurus, Minotaur, Atlas V and Delta IV). Wing personnel also support the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation program.

30 SW Staff Offices

The 30th Space Wing manages Department of Defense space and missile testing, and placing satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast, using expendable boosters. Wing personnel also support Minuteman III and Peacekeeper Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation programs.

30th Medical Group

The 30th Medical Group provides medical, dental, bio-environmental and public health services for people assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base, their families and retirees.

30th Medical Group Webpage

30th Operations Group

The 30th Operations Group commands and controls the Western Range and directs range resources in support of space launches, missile test launches and aeronautical and space surveillance operations. Read the full Ops Group fact sheet.

  • Operations Support Squadron
  • Space Communications Squadron
  • 2nd Range Operations Squadron
  • Range Management Squadron
  • Weather Flight

30th Mission Support Group

The 30th Mission Support Group provides security, law enforcement, disaster response, civil engineer, base services, mission support, morale services, contracting, and logistical support.
Read the full MSG fact sheet.

 

30th Launch Group

The 30th Launch Group provides generation and launch execution of space launch systems.
Read the full Launch Group fact sheet.