Vanda, Jager and Zsander, 30th Security Forces Squadron military working dogs, retire on April 17, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Each dog, and their new owner, accepted certificates of meritorious service for their contributions to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Bbarik, a U.S. Air Force military working dog, patiently waits as Staff Sgt. Miguel Bravo-Pavin, 30th Security Forces military working dog handler, and Staff Sgt. Luke Gibson, Security Forces training instructor, prepare for a MWD demonstration during a career day event April 12, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This demonstration showcased Bbarik’s training to the Crestview students, enlightening them on procedures for arresting and detecting threats on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Deputy Joint Force Space Component Commander, discusses space debris threats with Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) Lt. Gen. Jun Nagashima, Commandant, Air Staff College, and JASDF official during a tour of the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., April 13, 2019. During the visit Nagashima and Japanese officials received briefings about the Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC), CSpOC, 18th Space Control Squadron, and Multinational Space Collaboration (MSC) office. The JFSCC is actively working with the JASDF to support Space Situational Awareness, data sharing, and multinational initiatives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Gerald Fensterer)
Capt. Jeremiah Brown, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, operates a C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during Exercise Patriot Hook 2019, April 11, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The C-17 is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force and is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Senior Airman Clayton Wear and Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie, 30th Space Wing Public Affairs photojournalists, demonstrate their business side to highlight the Boots to Business course, April 3, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Boots to Business is one of the many courses that the Airman and Family Readiness Center offers to help Airmen and their spouses explore the possible options for their future career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
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