• Volunteer Beach Docents Needed

    Vandenberg Air Force Base is seeking volunteer docents for the 2019 western snowy plover breeding season to assist in balancing wildlife protection and visitor recreation. Docents specifically help to protect the threatened western snowy plover from disturbance during the nesting season and create awareness among beach visitors.
  • 2019 Black History Month

    Vandenberg hosted a National Black History Month event at the Pacific Coast Club Feb. 21. The event featured guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Raymond Riley, 30th Medical Group superintendent.Held in the Warrior Room, where past commander photos adorn the walls, the event entertained and educated the guests with a spoken word presentation by Tech.
  • Vandenberg closes sections of beach for Western Snowy Plover

    Vandenberg will implement partial closures of Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches beginning Friday, March 1, as part of its annual program to protect the Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat. Under the Endangered Species Act the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Opinion requires the 30th Space Wing Commander to enforce restrictions on all three beaches annually, March 1 through Sept. 30, to protect the threatened Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat.
  • 2019 Annual Awards

    Military and civilian Airmen were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Vandenberg mission at the Team V Annual Award’s Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Feb. 22. In honor of the ceremony’s theme ‘Unveiling the Heroes Within,’ attendees sported their favorite superhero attire and annual award winners were presented with
  • Team Vandenberg Hosts Combined Space Operations Coalition Summit

    The Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) hosted a Combined Space Operation Coalition Summit with more than 120 defense personnel from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., Feb. 19 - 22, 2019. The primary objective for the summit was to work with coalition partners to define and develop the way ahead to transition the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) to Full Operational Capability (FOC).
  • Air Force awards $739M launch service contracts

    The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office, awarded two Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) launch service contracts Feb. 19.
  • 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 Civilian wins General Wilma Vaught Award

    Melissa Pellot, a family advocacy nurse and new parent support program manager, won the General Wilma Vaught Award for the period of Jan. 1, 2018- Dec. 31, 2018.
  • 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.