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On-Base Events

9/11 REMEMBRANCE SERVICE:  The 30th Space Wing will host a 9/11 remembrance ceremony Thursday, Sept. 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Chapel 1 on Vandenberg Air Force Base. The guest speaker is U.S. Air Force Col. Tina Wyant, 14th Air Force, who was in the Pentagon on that day. The ceremony will include comments from Lt. Col. Glenndon Page, 30th Space Wing chaplain, a memorial video, and a remembrance prayer followed by a moment of silence.

POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY:  The 30th Space Wing will host a POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday, Sept. 19 at 3:00 p.m. at the POW/MIA Memorial, located in front of the base library. There will be a 24 hour vigil reading beginning Thursday, Sept. 18 at 8:00 a.m. For more information or to volunteer call Master Sgt. Williams at 606-1194 or Tech. Sgt. Cable at 606-6123.

MILITARY APPRECIATION BBQ:  The Lompoc Chambers of Commerce Military Affairs Committee will host a military appreciation BBQ for Team Vandenberg Friday, Sept. 19 at Cocheo Park. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. On the menu will be Santa Maria style BBQ.

AIR FORCE BALL:  Vandenberg will celebrate the 67th birthday of the Air Force with an Air Force Ball set for Friday, Oct. 3 at the Pacific Coast Club. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the guest speaker will be Lt. Gen. Jay Raymond, JFCC Space and 14th Air Force commander. Uniform for military members is Mess Dress or Semi-Formal and formal attire for civilians. For more information contact Tech. Sgt. Montoya at 606-1541.

Off-Base Events:   Cabrillo High School will host a Military Appreciation Night during the home football game Friday, Sept. 26 at the Huyck Stadium in Lompoc. Kick-off is at 7:00 p.m. for the varsity game and 4:00 p.m. for junior varsity. The game is free of charge for Active Duty members and a guest.

Force Support

GIVE PARENTS A BREAK & PARENTS NIGHT OUT:  The next event is scheduled for Sept. 12. To reserve a spot call 606-1555 for the Child Developement Center or  606-2152 for Youth Programs.

PCC CANVAS & COCKTAILS:  Sept. 11 at 5:00 p.m. Price is  $30 members/$35 non-members. Ten spots available. Become the artist you always wanted to be, with help from the Traveling Artist, Katie Alva. Price includes all materials and snacks only.

PCC COUPLES DANCE CLASSES:  Classes held every Wednesday in September. Classes will cover East Coast Swing. The cost is $15 per class or $40 for the month. First lesson is free of charge.

PCC FOOTBALL FRENZY:  Come out and watch your favorite teams in action on 9 high defition televisions, and enjoy free WI-FI. Thursdays starting at 5:00 p.m. and Sundays starting at 9:30 a.m. There will be food and drink specials. This is open to all personnel with access to Vandenberg AFB.

MARSHALLIA MASTERS:   Event scheduled for  Sept. 19-21. Tournament includes 3 rounds of golf with cart and a Santa Maria style Tri-Tip dinner the evening of Saturday, Sept. 20. For more information call 606-6262.

DEEP SEA FISHING: The next trip is scheduled for Sept. 13. To purchase tickets call Out Door Recreation at 606-5908.

UPS SERVICE:  UPS service is now available at Out Door Recreation. You can now drop off items and UPS will pick them up from ODR. This is a great way to save you time from driving into Santa Maria or Lompoc for your UPS needs. For more information call ODR 606-5908.

LOSE TO WIN:  The Health and Wellness Center is offering a healthy lifestyle incentive program. The program is currently open and will run until Oct. 17. It includes exercise, smart eating, tips for sleeping well and de-stressing. For more information call the HAWC at 606-2221.


SPIRITUAL RESILIENCY RETREAT:  This free event is open to Active Duty Airmen. The retreat is scheduled for Sept. 27 - 28. To sign up, please contact the Chapel at 606-5773.

MARRIAGE CARE RETREAT:  The VAFB Chapel will sponsor a weekend retreat for married couples at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriot. The retreat is schedule for Sept 26-27. This event is open to all married couples. For more information and to sign up, contat the Chapel at 606-5773.

Private Organizations

JAIL & BAIL:  The 30th Security Forces Squadron Peacekeepers Association presents its annual Jail & Bail Sept. 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the SFS bldg. 13675.
A minimum of $10 will buy someone of your choice 10 minutes of  jail time. Each additonal dollar adds another minute. For more information or to schedule an arrest email Staff Sgt. Edwards or Staff Sgt. Danis  


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