Colonel Michael Hough, former 30th Space Wing commander, presented Lt. Col. Joseph Indomenico, 30th Medical Support Squadron commander, a bronze star July 10, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Indomenico received the bronze star for his actions at 455th Expeditionary MDG, Baghram Air Base from October 2018 to June 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Maj. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting, 14th Air Force commander and Joint Force Space Component Command deputy commander, presents the 30th Space Wing guidon to the incoming 30th SW commander, Col. Anthony J. Mastalir, during a change of command ceremony July 12, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. As the new commander of the 30th SW, Mastalir will be in charge of operations for the Western Range, assuring continued access to space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)
Vice President Michael R. Pence hosts an all-call in the Combined Space Operations Center July 10, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Pence received briefings on the evolution of launch operations at the Western Range and CSpOC operations. He also thanked the service members as well as touched on the importance of Vandenberg’s role in protecting space as a warfighting domain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Lt. Gen. Christopher Coates, Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (center), signs change of command certificates with RCAF Lt. Col. Justin Boileau, incoming Commander, Canadian Space Operations Detachment (left), and RCAF Col. Alain Dallaire, outgoing Commander, Canadian Space Operations Detachment (right), during a change of command ceremony at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., July 11, 2019.
Gen. Jay Raymond, the commander Air Force Space Command and Joint Force Space Component Command, speaks during an all-call July 2, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the all-call, Raymond stressed the importance of space as a joint force and how space enables joint warfighting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, tightens the straps on his respirator during a fire training exercise with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department March 21, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Hough embedded with the 30th CES during an exercise to see firsthand what his Airmen do each and every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for state-issued driver's licenses (DL) and identification cards (ID) and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting licenses and identification cards for official purposes from states that do not meet these standards.
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