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  • Exploring the base with Outdoor Rec

    With the vast amount of outdoor activities, to include visiting the beach, hiking, fishing and hunting near Vandenberg Air Force Base, there are many useful resources members can take advantage of to enjoy their time here.One of the services that Vandenberg AFB members can utilize when taking advantage of what the local area has to offer is the
  • Test of Nation's Midcourse Defense System Conducted

    A test of the nation's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, was conducted from North Vandenberg Monday, March 25 at 10:32 a.m. PDT by 30th Space Wing officials, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.
  • 30th MDG commander thanks honorary commander

    Col. Raymond Clydesdale, 30th Medical Group commander, presents Bruce Nash, honorary commander and Marian Regional Medical Center chief of market development, with a plaque of appreciation March 13, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Marian Regional Medical Center Sterile Processing Department aided the 30th MDG Dental Clinic by
  • Women empower future leaders through Women’s History Month panel

    As a way to celebrate Women’s History Month, Vandenberg Air Force Base held a Women’s Empowerment Panel on March 14, 2019, featuring installation member and local community leaders as guest speakers. Approximately 60 members from the community and base attended the panel, led by Chief Master Sgt. Diena Mosely, 30th Space Wing command chief.
  • No Storm too big for 30th CES

    Due to recent inclement weather, strong winds and heavy rain caused trees and fallen debris to cover many high traffic areas, creating dangerous situations for members of Vandenberg Air Force Base.
  • 30th Space Wing Safety Office protects Vandenberg

    The 30th Space Wing accomplishes its mission of enabling space superiority in part by managing Department of Defense space and missile testing, providing commercial launch opportunities, and placing satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast.
  • VAFB boosts community and base partnerships

    Civic leaders, local business owners and base leadership came together for a Joint Chambers of Commerce Luncheon at the Pacific Coast Club here March 7, 2019.
  • Not just horsing around

    At a massive 99,600 acres, Vandenberg Air Force Base is home to a wide variety of plants, wildlife and terrain. With the amount of acreage, protecting the wildlife can be a challenging task. Luckily, the 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation team, and more specifically the Military Working Horse law enforcement unit, provide the installation with conservation support.
  • Working together to keep beaches open

    “I consider Vandenberg to be more than an Air Force base, it is also an environmental preserve to many endangered species,” said Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander. “It is our job to protect those species such as the Snowy Plover, and that is why we enforce partial closure of beaches during their nesting season. It is also our job, however, to listen to and care for the people, both on base and in the local community, and my hope is that the community abides by the enforcement so the beach can remain open throughout the nesting season.”
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