• VAFB commemorates MWD Cajun

    Service members gathered during MWD Cajuns’ funeral June 18, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During his four year career, Cajun supported details for the Bishop of Rome, President Barack Obama, and President Donald Trump.
  • Flying Tiger Accounted For From World War II

    The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Toney W. Gochnauer, 24, of Amarillo, Texas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 13, 2019.On Jan. 25, 1944, Gochnauer was a member of 425th Bombardment Squadron, 308th Heavy Bombardment Group, 14th Air Force, as the co-pilot aboard a B-24J
  • Air Force Medical Service transformation hits Vandenberg

    The 30th Medical Group started internal reorganization as of June 1, 2019, to begin shifting its internal structure to maximize its ability to provide medically ready forces at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. These new changes came at the implementation at the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal years 2017, 2018 and
  • LGBT Lunch and Learn

    Members of Vandenberg Air Force Base attend a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Lunch and Learn June 14, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The month of June is recognized as LGBT History Month, an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.
  • VAFB celebrates the Army’s 244th Birthday

    Members of Vandenberg Air Force Base gather to celebrate the Army’s Birthday June 14, 2019, at Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
  • Wildland fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base

    June 14, 2019 Updates:(4:29 p.m. PT)Fire crews reached 100 percent containment of the Rancho Fire at 3:11 p.m., and all assets have been released.Chief Mark Smith, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron battalion chief, took over as the incident commander in the early morning hours June 14, 2019.“Our partnerships with local and county emergency personnel are
  • Civil Air Patrol re-integrates with VAFB

    For Civil Air Patrol Squadron 101 members and cadets, CAP is more than just a program; it is an opportunity to grow, learn and serve those around you.
  • Canadian Space Agency president visits Vandenberg

    Sylvain Laporte, Canadian Space Agency president, poses for a photo in the Combined Space Operations Center during a tour June 12, 2019 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During his visit, Laporte toured the CSpOC and learned how members of the CSpOC and 18th Space Control Squadron assist the U.S. Air Force Space Command mission.
  • Falcon 9 launch and landing successful

    Team Vandenberg supported the successful launch and landing of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the RADARSAT Constellation Mission from Space Launch Complex 4 Wednesday, June 12, at 7:17 a.m. Pacific Time.
  • Providing access to space through innovation

    The U.S. Air Force and Space Command are powered by innovation. Because of this, Vandenberg Air Force Base is continually making improvements to base facilities, equipment and the way Airmen and mission partners do their job in order to complete the space mission.