• Vandenberg sets up the Emergency Operations Center

    Members from across the installation participate in an Emergency Operation Center meeting March 31, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Each subject matter experts ensure the base commander is briefed on the resources needed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
  • U.S. Space Force meeting mission demands despite coronavirus adjustments

    Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John Raymond, on Tuesday said critical space missions are continuing even though the nation’s newest military service is taking “active measures” to protect personnel from the coronavirus.
  • VAFB Space Cowboys remain mission ready

    The 2nd Space Launch Squadron is home to the Space Force’s only hands-on space lift mission in support of the Minotaur launch vehicle. The Airmen who support this vital mission have been dubbed ‘Space Cowboys.’ 
  • Better safe than sorry: 30th MDG COVID-19 screening

    To help protect individuals and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the 30th Medical Group has implemented over-the-phone COVID-19 screening, as well as a screening point at the entrance of the medical building at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Money Hawks maintain the money mission

    While COVID-19 has halted many operations across the world, the mission at Vandenberg Air Force Base has not stopped.
  • Adapt and overcome; 30th SFS protects VAFB amidst COVID-19

    As a means to help “flatten the curve” and stop the spread of COVID-19, the 30th Security Forces Squadron has increased their security procedures in accordance with the base health protection measures to keep, not only themselves, but the members of Vandenberg Air Force Base, safe during the pandemic.
  • Spouse of Airman Tests Positive

    A spouse of an U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, living in Santa Maria, is undergoing evaluation and treatment following a positive coronavirus test. "We have our first positive case of COVID-19 at Vandenberg and my leadership team is monitoring the situation while working closely with Santa Barbara County public health to coordinate prevention and response efforts in the local area," said Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander. "The health and safety of our Airmen and their families is our top priority."
  • Space Force Roadshow visits Vandenberg AFB

    Commander, Space Operations Command, Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw, and Command Chief Master Sgt. John F. Bentivegna, addressed members of Vandenberg Air Force Base with U.S. Space Force Personnel Director, Col. David L. Stanfield, to explain U.S. Space Force structure and how reorganization will impact various career fields March 11, 2020. This took place as part of the “Space Force Roadshow,” an initiative for Space Force leadership to inform service members and answer questions from installations across the country.
  • 30th SCS ensures readiness, one computer at a time

    As Vandenberg Air Force Base implements additional health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as maintaining social distancing practices, many base personnel have been directed to work from home.
  • Taking care of our Airmen and families amid COVID-19

    Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., carries out a vital national security mission and that mission does not end when faced with a pandemic, like COVID-19. Essential personnel are working hard to accomplish the mission, and the 30th Force Support Squadron’s Child Development Center and Youth Center are on the front lines supporting the warfighter and their families.