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  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • 1st ASTS teams up with SpaceX for Falcon 9 launch

    Vandenberg’s 1st Air and Space Test Squadron provided support for a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch, here, Aug. 24. With the help of the 1st ASTS, a Taiwanese Earth-imaging payload launched into orbit. The vehicle is designed to test out the country’s domestic aerospace manufacturing capability and collect a variety of black and white imagery of
  • FALCON 9 LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG

    Team Vandenberg launched the FORMOSAT-5 satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Thursday, Aug. 24, at 11:51 a.m. PDT.Col. Gregory E. Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, was the launch safety authority."The 30th Space Wing takes great pride in supporting another successful SpaceX launch," said Wood. "It is a sterling
  • CJTF-OIR mission brings twin brothers together during deployment

    IRAQ -Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.  For Master Sgts. Daniel and Scott Hose, the sons of a retired senior master sergeant, they did
  • Balfour Beatty Communities extends welcome to new residents

    Balfour Beatty Communities will now accept retired military members and federal civil service employees as welcomed applicants for privatized housing located at Vandenberg. The initiative, an answer to dwindling occupancy numbers over the past six months, is an effort to increase housing residency and support monetary revenue in order to maintain
  • Vandenberg Fire Contained

    The wildland fire on south Vandenberg Air Force Base is 80% contained and crews are mopping up hot spots.First reported, shortly after 12:00 p.m. today, the Spring Canyon Fire was immediately attacked by fire crews from Vandenberg, Santa Barbara County, and the U.S. Forest Service.Additionally, 14 fire engines along with seven bulldozers,  four
  • Wildland Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base UPDATE

    Additional fire crews are fighting a small fire on south Vandenberg Air Force Base that started shortly after 12:00 p.m. today.Presently the Spring Fire, is affecting 10 acres, and it does not pose any danger to the base populace or infrastructure.Hot-shot crews from Santa Barbara County and U.S. Forest Service are on the scene.Seven fire engines
  • Wildland Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base

    A small fire on south Vandenberg Air Force Base started shortly after 12:00 p.m. today.The fire, named the Spring Fire, is affecting 3 acres, presently it does not pose any danger to the base populace or infrastructure.Seven fire engines including hand-crews, bulldozers, and air assets are on-site.More information to follow as the situation
  • JSpOC holds Annual Spouses’ Open House

    The Joint Space Operations Command held their Annual Spouses’ Open House, here, Aug. 17. The open house consisted of a mission brief from Col. Michael Manor, 614th Air Operations Center commander, a welcome brief from Tracey Manor, wife of Col. Michael Manor, a tour on the JSpOC operations floor, multiple leadership briefings and a social period in
  • Falcon 9 scheduled to launch

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the FORMOSAT-5 satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Thursday, Aug. 24, between 11:50 a.m. and 12:34 p.m. PDT.Col. Gregory E. Wood , 30th Space Wing vice commander, will be the launch safety authority."We are proud to provide a safe and secure launch location for our mission
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