Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band perform as part of a military appreciation concert, Nov. 8, 2019 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Lt. Dan Band is an American cover band originally formed in Chicago in 2004, founded by Gary Sinise and Kimo Williams to perform at United Service Organizations shows, entertain service members, and raise money for disabled veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Members from 30th Space Wing visit different sections of the base Nov. 4, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The purpose of the tour was for 30th Security Forces Squadron to show base leadership specific assets, historical sites and remote areas on base. These areas included historical landmarks, such as Chumash paintings, buildings from early 1900’s, and a shelter that families would use during launches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Master Sgt. Mike Iaukea, 14th Air Force Combined Force Space Component Command special missions division manager, enjoys an afternoon of fly fishing Oct. 24, 2019, near Wall beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Iaukea takes advantage of the coastline a few times a week to fish to unwind from his day-to-day life, which helps maintain his comprehensive health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Monica Ashmore, 30th Force Support Squadron lodging assistant manager, receives a certificate during her Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony Oct. 10, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Ashmore is the first civilian to graduate from the Vandenberg Airman Leadership School. The school is a five week course designed to develop Airmen and their civilian counterparts into effective frontline supervisors through group discussion, unit-cohesion activities, physical training and other leadership development curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Latin American cadets pose for a photo in front of a model Thor intermediate-range ballistic missile Oct. 29, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Secretary of the Air Force International Affairs hosts an annual country-wide tour known as the Latin American Cadet Initiative. The LACI tour visits different locations across the United to enhance relationships with our international partners and strengthen U.S. and global security through partnerships. While at Vandenberg, they toured the Space and Missile Heritage Museum and Space Launch Complex-6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Vandenberg Air Force Base members serve breakfast during the 2019 Santa Barbara County Veteran Stand Down event Oct. 19, 2019, in Santa Maria, Calif. During the event, Airmen from Vandenberg AFB, Calif., assisted with serving food, carrying items for veterans and providing assistance in the supplies warehouse.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
Staff Sgt. Christopher Parise, 576th Flight Test Squadron missile handling evaluator, reflects on a life changing event near Wall Beach Oct. 25, 2019 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. On Sept. 1, Parise saved a Vietnam veteran, Al Freeman, from nearly dying in the cold ocean waters. Thanks to his military training, Parise knew how to help Al during the dire situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department was awarded the “Best Fire Department in the Air Force,” and the “Best Fire Department in the Department of Defense” for 2018. (Courtesy Photo)

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