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  • Three Vandenberg civilians save the Air Force $1 Billion

    Three civilians from the 30th Contracting Squadron saved $1 billion for the Air Force here January 2012 through January 2019.
  • Vandenberg commanders welcome new honorary commanders from local community

    Vandenberg commanders welcome local community members into the Honorary Commanders Program at the annual Honorary Commanders Breakfast hosted at the Pacific Coast Club, here, Thursday, Jan. 31. Community members are matched with unit commanders in a symbolic command to build social and professional connections with the local community. “This program is vital in fostering an understanding between our local leaders and what we do here at Vandenberg,” said Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander. “We are not only sharing ideas and experiences, we are also building important relationships with our communities.” An honorary commander position provides community and business leaders the chance to get deeply involved with a particular unit and learn more about the unique missions and lives of Airmen. Honorary Commanders serve in the program for two years.
  • 30th Space Wing now available on USAF Connect app

    Team Vandenberg now has a new, mobile-friendly way to find important base information. Unit personnel can access 30th Space Wing information within the USAF Connect mobile app. Simply install USAF Connect from the Apple iTunes App Store or Google Play, then select 30th Space Wing as one of your favorites to get started. USAF Connect is an Air Force-wide mobile app designed to enable, engage and empower Airmen by centralizing and increasing access to the information they need for their careers. In addition to providing headquarters-level information, local units can maintain Sub Apps, accessible through the USAF Connect Favorites Portal.
  • Canadian space operators certified, awarded space wings in CSpOC

    For the first time ever, three Canadian space operators assigned to Vandenberg AFB, Calif., were certified and formally awarded the U.S. Air Force Space Operations Badge in the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) 25 Jan. 2019. The newly certified space operators, along with one senior space operator, were recognized and formally presented
  • Flying Tiger, Purple Heart recipient passes at age 96

    Major Richard (Dick) Sherman, former B-25 Bombardier and Navigator, 11th Bomb Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 14th Air Force, passed away at the age of 96 years old in Monroe, La., Jan. 9, 2019. Sherman, an original Flying Tiger who served under the command of Maj. Gen. Claire Chennault, flew 52 missions during World War II and earned a purple heart for wounds he received when his aircraft was attacked in June of 1944.
  • Delta IV Heavy NROL-71 successfully launched

    Team Vandenberg supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-6 here, Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11:10 am PST.
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST.
  • Tuition Assistance

    Air Force wide, Active Duty and Reserve Airmen are entitled to Tuition Assistance, a government funded program that helps Airmen pay for college classes.
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.
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