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  • Return of live music kicks off reopening of Sat. night club

    After a five-month hiatus, live music is back at the Vandenberg Pacific Coast Club. Entoven and SMF, two local Metallica-like rock bands, performed a concert in the PCC Surf Mist Club June 23. The first portion of the concert, which lasted from 8 to 10 p.m., was geared toward teenagers and kids under the age of 18. The second portion was an 18 and
  • DOD announces Fire and Emergency Services Awards

    It is a tremendous pleasure for me to announce the following individuals as the Air Force winners for the Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Awards: Military Fire Fighter of the Year - Senior Airman Keith Armour, 30th Civil Engineer SquadronCivilian Fire Officer of the Year - Daniel Ardoin, 30th CES Firefighter Heroism Award -
  • Vandenberg welcomes Air Force JROTC cadets

    One-hundred and fourteen 13- to 18-year-old Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets and chaperones from various Southern California high schools will be at Vandenberg from June 18 to 23 to complete the West Coast Cadet Officer Leadership School. West Coast Cadet Officer Leadership School was created last year by retired Chief Master
  • Meet the chief

    Command Chief Master Sergeant Cari Kent's eyes sparkle with excitement when she talks about her new position as the 30th Space Wing's newest command chief master sergeant.  Public Affairs sat down with Chief Kent to discuss her views on becoming the top senior enlisted advisor for the 30th Space Wing and her goals for the Airmen she'll lead.Are you
  • EOD clears 60+ year-old artillery from civilian home

    Vandenberg's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight responded to a call from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's office June 15 after a man reported a 75 mm artillery shell at a residence in Orcutt. The man, who had the artillery shell in his home, did not know if it was live or not and wanted to dispose of it, according to the 30th Civil Engineer
  • Convoy ops takes training, readiness, communication

    One key to successful convoy operations is preparation and if practice makes perfect, then the goal of the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron is perfection. A refined tactical security escort program devised by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Ilsley, is one way the security forces here hope to reach that goal. "Sergeant Ilsley has taken a convoy
  • 30th SCS Airman gets Air Force John P. Jumper EWI award

    It is my pleasure to announce that Senior Airman Christopher Kremer, 30th Space Communications Squadron, won the Air Force John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration for the category of Air Force Communications and Information Outstanding Communications-Computer Systems Airman. Airman Kremer has demonstrated the very highest
  • Life skills changes to mental health clinic, reflects mission

    In an Air Force-wide change, installation life skills support centers, including here at Vandenberg Air Force Base, have been renamed mental health clinics. Maj. Gen. Charles Green, Air Force Deputy Surgeon General, changed the name to improve communication and access to care by eliminating confusion caused by the former name, said Master Sgt. Mary
  • Vandenberg housing issues discussed at town hall meeting

    A town hall convened to discuss privatization in West Housing, Vandenberg and Air Force Space Command's policy on aggressive dogs in housing and Megan's Law at 7 p.m. on June 14 at the Pacific Coast Club. "We have some pressing issues that we want to talk to you about in order to make sure that all of your questions and concerns are answered," said