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  • Serve – Save – Survive, water rescue program brought to light

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department innovated new ways for their first responders to serve our populace along the coast and in the water. According to Alani Coleman, 30th CES fire fighter and water rescue teammate, at any time Vandenberg beaches can have anywhere from 150 to 200 people. With 14 years’ experience here, Coleman has earned his share of learning opportunities that along with others have created a better program.
  • Vandenberg Airman takes silver in 2019 Military World Games

    Two Airmen from Vandenberg Air Force Base participated in the 2019 Military World Games, officially known as the 7th CISM (Council International du Sport Militaire) Military World Games Oct. 18–27, 2019 in Wuhan, China.
  • Shaw and Whiting trade places, both Space Commands win big

    Air Force Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw took command of Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) and 14th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting during a change of command ceremony at the Combined Space Operations Center, Nov. 20.
  • Nitty gritty and deployment ready

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted over 96 hours of bivouac, or deployment condition, training from Nov. 4 – 8, 2019, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, Calif.
  • VAFB Entertainment; Lt. Dan Band

    Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band perform as part of a military appreciation concert, Nov. 8, 2019 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Veterans Day Weekend on the Central Coast

    Veterans Day weekend offers the opportunity to honor and give thanks to those who answered their Nation’s call.  Below are a few events that you can attend in the local area, many include members of Team V.Lompoc Valley The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1717 will host its annual Veterans Day program Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. on the steps of the
  • Leadership Excursion; History in all terrain

    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 the 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.
  • Civilians make the difference for ALS

    When most people think of the United States Air Force, the first things that comes to mind are the men and women in uniform. While those men and women do make up a big part of the force, there are many other valuable members that work alongside them.
  • Caught on the Fly

    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. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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