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  • Vandenberg celebrates the creation of the U.S. Space Force

    Vandenberg Air Force Base members wait for the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act Dec. 20, 2019, at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act, Dec. 20, 2019, which established a sixth branch of the armed forces – the United States Space Force. The U.S. Space Force is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force. U.S. Space Force responsibilities will include developing military space professionals, acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power, and organizing space forces to present to our Combatant Commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
  • Department of Defense Establishes U.S. Space Force

    Today the President signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and with it, directed the establishment of the U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces.
  • Barrett, Air Force leaders applaud Space Force’s formal creation

    In accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Dec. 20 by President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Space Force is the sixth branch of the United States military.
  • A time to give; cookies for Airmen

    Vandenberg Air Force Base Spouse’s Club members bag cookies for the 2019 Cookie Drive Dec. 16, 2019, at VAFB, Calif. During the drive, VAFB Spouse’s Club members packaged cookies in bags decorated by students from local schools and delivered the bags to Airmen across the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)
  • Vandenberg AFB supports missile flight test

    A flight test of a prototype conventionally-configured ground-launched ballistic missile occurred at Vandenberg AFB on Dec. 12 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time.
  • Serve – Save – Survive, water rescue program brought to light

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department innovated new ways for their first responders to serve our populace along the coast and in the water. According to Alani Coleman, 30th CES fire fighter and water rescue teammate, at any time Vandenberg beaches can have anywhere from 150 to 200 people. With 14 years’ experience here, Coleman has earned his share of learning opportunities that along with others have created a better program.
  • Vandenberg Airman takes silver in 2019 Military World Games

    Two Airmen from Vandenberg Air Force Base participated in the 2019 Military World Games, officially known as the 7th CISM (Council International du Sport Militaire) Military World Games Oct. 18–27, 2019 in Wuhan, China.
  • Shaw and Whiting trade places, both Space Commands win big

    Air Force Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw took command of Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) and 14th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting during a change of command ceremony at the Combined Space Operations Center, Nov. 20.
  • Nitty gritty and deployment ready

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted over 96 hours of bivouac, or deployment condition, training from Nov. 4 – 8, 2019, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, Calif.
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