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  • Airman pleads guilty to drug use in court-martial

    A Vandenberg Airman was sentenced to 441 days of confinement and a bad conduct discharge at a court-martial Dec. 13 in the U.S. courtroom here. Airman James Dumais, 30th Security Forces Squadron, was additionally sentenced to total forfeitures of pay and allowances for one year, and a reprimand after he pleaded guilty to illegal drug use. Airman
  • Vandenberg successfully launches Delta II

    Vandenberg successfully launched a Delta II rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-2 at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Delta II, a 125.75 foot expendable launch, medium-lift vehicle, launches civil and commercial payloads into low-earth, polar, geosynchronous transfer and stationary orbits. Vandenberg credited
  • Vandenberg announces major selects

    The following Vandenberg captains were selected for promotion to the rank of major based on outstanding performance throughout their Air Force career:Patrick Baum, 576th Flight Test Squadron Casimiro Benavidez III, 381st Training Support Squadron Travis Brabec, 576th FLTS Mark Burch, 30th Mission Support Squadron Kyle Cone, 576th FLTS Kenneth
  • Vandenberg children have "Breakfast with Santa"

    It was all smiles and holiday spirits Saturday at the Pacific Coast Club here when more than 1,500 children and their families showed up to have "Breakfast with Santa." The entirely free event was sponsored by the 30th Services Division, Vandenberg Thrift Shop, USAA and the Vandenberg Spouses Club and was open to all Vandenberg families. "This is a
  • AF Space Command releases annual services awards

    The following 30th Services Division individuals were recognized by Air Force Space Command for their continuing effort to maintain and improve the quality of life for Vandenberg Airmen and their families: Senior Civilian Manger of the Year - Mick Szymanski Civilian Specialist of the Year - Yumi McLaughlin Civilian Technician of the Year - Julia
  • Operation Kids Christmas a success at PCC

    Operation Kids Christmas kicked-off their 47th year with more than 500 volunteers, children and of course, Santa Clause at the Pacific Coast Club here Dec. 9. The 200 children that were chosen to participate in the event were from underprivileged homes in the surrounding communities of Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Ynez and Guadalupe. Col. Jack
  • Vandenberg defenders profiled in "Portraits in Courage"

    In an effort to recognize the ongoing heroism and accomplishments of Vandenberg Airman in deployed locations around the world, this web site will continue to post "Portraits in Courage," a synopsis of courageous acts performed by the men and women of Vandenberg AFB while deployed in support of the Global War on Terror. Staff Sergeant Lealofi N.
  • Vandenberg Airmen most deployable in Space Command

    Vandenberg has achieved and maintained the highest Individual Medical Readiness scores in all of Air Force Space Command. Air Force Standards require an 80 percent compliance rate, however, Space Command says that the rate needs to be 95 percent or higher. Vandenberg, with the highest rate in all of Space Command, has maintained a 92 percent or
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