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  • The mission goes on; one meal at a time

    In the face of a global pandemic, the stress of COVID-19 has not stopped the mission at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Units from across the installation continue to provide support in order to take care of the well-being of Airmen and their families to ensure essential operations remain unaffected.To help provide that support, the 30th Force Support Squadron and the Defense Commissary Agency team have been at the forefront of maintaining mission readiness for the base by providing healthy meals and services.
  • The Women of CSpOC

    March is a time to reflect, celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of women throughout the world and the military. At Vandenberg Air Force Base, some of the women who contribute to the mission each and every day can be found at the Combined Space Operations Center, an organization where women currently have a prominent role in protecting and securing space as a warfighting domain.
  • VAFB access limited to essential personnel and services only

    By order of the Installation Commander, access to Vandenberg Air Force Base will be limited to essential personnel and services only beginning March 20 at noon.
  • Developing contracts; modernizing processes

    When it comes to enabling assured access to space, the 30th Contracting Squadron is a vital piece to making that mission happen. Without them, squadrons across the installation would not be able to purchase, renovate or modernize within their unit. Comprised of contracting professionals, quality analysis managers and property managers, the 30th CONS works diligently to support mission partners to acquire and administer contracts, helping ensure the 30th Space Wing can enable space superiority through service, supply, construction and range support contracts.
  • U.S. Space Command deputy commander visits Vandenberg AFB

    U.S. Army Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, Deputy Commander, U.S. Space Command (left), U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Commander, Combined Force Space Component Command and Space Operations Command (second from left), and U.S. Air Force CMSgt John Bentivegna, Senior Enlisted Leader, CFSCC, and Command Chief, SpOC (right), pose for a photo with
  • Combined Force Space Component Command and Space Operations Command senior leaders visit Thule Air Base

    Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Commander, Combined Force Space Component Command and Space Operations Command, and CMSgt John Bentivegna, Senior Enlister Leader, CFSCC, and Command Chief, SpOC, visited Thule Air Base, March 5, 2020. During the visit Shaw and Bentivegna met with personnel at the 821st Air Base Group, 821st Support Squadron, 821st Security Forces Squadron, 12th Space Warning Squadron and 23rd Space Operations Squadron, Detachment 1. Additionally, Shaw and Bentivegna conducted a U.S. Space Force Road Show with Thule personnel to highlight opportunities to join the Space Force, and address local questions.
  • Governor’s Military Council visits Vandenberg

    Members of the Governor’s Military Council and 30th Space Wing leadership gather during a tour at the new Combined Force Space Competent Command headquarters building, March 10, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Seasonal beach restrictions begin March 1

    Seasonal restrictions will be in place for Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches beginning Sunday, March 1, as part of the annual program to protect the Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat. Under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Opinion requires the 30th Space Wing Commander to enforce restrictions on all three beaches annually, March 1 through Sept. 30, to protect the threatened Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat.
  • Vandenberg all call addresses future of space

    Members from the 30th SW gathered to listen as Mastalir and Hogan discussed information about the United States Space Force and what that means for the installation and members assigned. They also addressed upcoming improvements and upgrades across the base to include facilities, equipment and quality of life.
  • On the "Brink" of resiliency

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley speaks during a Resiliency Tactical Pause Feb. 7, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
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