Staff Sgt. Joshua Gowan, 30th Medical Group NCO in charge of Biomedical Equipment Repair, instructs Maj. Aubrey Reid, 30th MDG nurse, on how to properly wear a procedural mask at the 30th MDG COVID-19 screening point March 30, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. While the 30th MDG is providing COVID-19 screenings primarily over the phone, they have set-up a physical screening point, at the front entrance, for individuals entering and exiting the medical building as a second barrier to prevent the spread of the virus. At the screening point, members are asked a series of questions to ensure they do not have any symptoms of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
A 30th Security Forces Squadron member observes a Just-in-Time Training session for 30th SFS augmentees, March 26, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. To ensure there is enough manpower available to safeguard Vandenberg AFB assets and personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 30th SFS has recruited augmentees from other units across base and implemented an additional training. The Just-in-Time Training allows the 30th SFS to provide the non-mission essential personnel with three days of training to teach them the mandatory necessities of defending the installation and utilize them during a crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson)
Senior Airman Paige Reasons, 30th Comptroller Squadron financial operations technician, provides virtual customer service support March 24, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the 30th CPTS closed the customer service area and turned to an online approach to ensure their military and contracting customers received the support they need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Commander, Combined Force Space Component Command and Space Operations Command, speaks to base personnel during a U.S. Space Force Road Show at Vandenberg AFB, March 11, 2020. During the Road Show Shaw and CMSgt John Bentivegna, Senior Enlister Leader, CFSCC, and Command Chief, SpOC, discussed why we need a Space Force, the proposed organizational structure of the Space Force, new accessions entering the Space Force, and future opportunities to transfer from the Air Force to the Space Force. Shaw and Bentivegna also answered personnel questions about the establishment of the Space Force during the Road Show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Cody Chiles)
Providers at the 30th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center check the temperature of children and parents March 19, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. As taking care of Airmen and their families is a top priority at Vandenberg AFB, base child care providers and 30th Medical Group personnel are taking health and safety measures to help flatten the curve. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the 30th MDG has provided the child care centers with additional thermometer and cleaning supplies, allowing the staff to better scan for COVID-19 symptoms and to protect the children more efficiently. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)
Airman First Class Kyle Gilson, 30th Space Communications Squadron client systems technician, resolves a Virtual Private Network issue, March 20, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The VPN allows Vandenberg employees to securely work from home, as they practice social distancing, and maintain mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
Meghann Applebay, 30th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, reads the Government Purchase Card Expanded Use Guidebook March 10, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Air Force introduced a new program called the Expanded Use Initiative, which will cost-effectively modernize the GPC program in order to increase the lethality of the force, changing the way cardholders make purchases on their card. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aubree Milks)
Vandenberg Air Force Base Airmen implement social distancing procedures as they order food to go at the Pacific Coast Club, March 19, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The PCC remains open for take-out orders only for breakfast and lunch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson)

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