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  • Vandenberg brings children to work

    Vandenberg Airmen brought their children to work to witness, and experience, what their parents do in the Air Force during Take Your Child to Work Day, here, July 27. Take Your Child to Work Day gives children an opportunity to see what their parents contribute to the space and missile mission. “We want to show the technical side of the mission by
  • MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG

    An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, here April 26.Col. John Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."Tonight's launch was an important demonstration of our nation's nuclear deterrent capability," said Moss. "Test launches like this one are
  • MINUTEMAN III SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, April. 26, between 12:01 a.m. to 6:01 a.m. from north Vandenberg Air Force Base.   The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of
  • SAPR bowling event aims to ‘strike out’ sexual assault

    The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office recently hosted a bowling event, here, April 21. The event was designed to increase awareness and support during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, which is nationally recognized in April. “The month is an opportunity to highlight robust efforts to care for victims and the innovative
  • 30th SW commander holds All-Call

    Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, held two separate sessions of a base-wide All-Call, here, April 11. Accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Robert Bedell, 30th SW command chief, the duo used the opportunity to communicate directly with Team V Airmen and praise them for their numerous accolades earned in 2016. “2016 was a spectacular
  • AF selects 2017 bowling camp candidates

    The Air Force recently selected the candidates for the service’s 2017 Bowling Trial Camp May 2-4 at Camp Pendleton, California.Based on each athlete’s performance at the camp, coaches will select the top candidates to represent the Air Force at the 2017 Armed Forces Bowling Championship May 5-9 at the Marine base.Congratulations to:Coaches Steven
  • Delta Mariner docks at Vandenberg

    A cargo ship, contracted by United Launch Alliance and specifically designed to carry rocket components, recently dropped anchor here, April 6.The Delta Mariner made its way from a production facility in Decatur, Ala., to deliver a Delta IV rocket, scheduled to launch sometime this year.“The Delta Mariner is the only transport method to get the
  • Vice commander visits vehicle maintainers

    Col. Gregory Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, visited the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron, here, April 7. Wood assisted Senior Airmen Christopher Champagne and Nathan Sine, 30th LRS vehicle maintainers, remove the wheels of an Altec crane to experience the day-to-day operations of a vehicle maintainer.  “The goal of Wood’s visit is to
  • Celebrating and supporting the military child

    In addition to the normal challenges of growing up, there are often many more stressors for military children to overcome. April is the month dedicated to celebrating these unique and resilient military children. Crestview Elementary School has embraced this opportunity to show their support for military kids through various outlets. “The Month of
  • WWII fighter pilots fulfill squadron’s promise

    Vandenberg recently hosted the fulfillment of a promise forged in the trials of war, and made more than 70 years ago by a squadron of WWII fighter pilots, here, April 7.Team Vandenberg facilitated a toast performed by WWII combat aviators, and retired Air Force officers, Maj. M. Eugene Johns, who also goes by the name Gene, and Col. Ralph Jenkins
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