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  • Triathlon club welcomes new members

    Sometimes just an idea can trickle enough to cause a ripple effect amongst the like-hearted. Two years ago, Maj. Jonathan Mason, 30th Weather Squadron assistant director of operations, had such an idea. The Major arrived at Vandenberg before the base had kicked off its last organized triathlon in 2007. The Major was no novice in the triathlon
  • Airman goes 'above and beyond' for others

    Airmen strive to meet the core values of the Air Force. There are some Airmen however that naturally meet and go beyond the core values of integrity, excellence and service in their own lives. One such Airman, Senior Airman Talbert Knepshield, a vehicle operator from the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron, exemplifies the meaning of going beyond the
  • Fit-to-fight servicemembers clean-up Surf Beach

    Six members from the Joint Functional Component Command for Space picked up trash along the shoreline of Surf Beach Feb. 5 followed by a physical training session held on the beach. The servicemembers who contributed in the cleanup were Maj. Joe Iungerman, Capt. Scott Drylie, Tech. Sgt. Darwin Korson, Navy Cmdr. Angela Brady, Navy Cmdr. Stephen
  • NCOA gives Airmen barbecue and a voice

    Anyone who has been around Vandenberg very long is familiar with the smell of Santa Maria style barbecue. What you might not be aware of is a lot of that barbecue on base is prepared by the Noncommissioned Officer Association.Not only does the NCOA spend many hours barbecuing, they do it to raise money for Vandenberg Airmen."We don't keep any of
  • Food pantry helps with basic necessities

    The Vandenberg community prides itself on helping out fellow servicemembers and their families. One of the ways the community contributes is through volunteering and donating food items to Vandenberg's Food Pantry. The food pantry is a place where active duty military personnel and their families can go during a financial crunch to get grocery
  • How to improve your game: Defense

    It's time to dust off your basketball shoes and get on the court: intramural basketball season is here. As with all intramural sports, intramural basketball is open to all skill levels. It's just a matter of getting out there and building esprit de corps with fellow servicemembers. However, if you'd like to improve your game, and maybe show-up your
  • How to improve your game: Free throws

    It's time to dust off your basketball shoes and get on the court: intramural basketball season is here. As with all intramural sports, intramural basketball is open to all skill levels. It's just a matter of getting out there and building esprit de corps with your fellow servicemembers. However, if you'd like to improve your game, and maybe show up
  • Are you WAPS test ready?

    The Weighted Airmen Promotion System testing cycle begins in February, starting with testing for technical and master sergeant. While preparing for and taking the tests can be a challenge, the education specialists and the 30th Space Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Cari Kent, offer a few tips for getting that next stripe. Click here for more.
  • How to improve your game: Lay-ups

    It's time to dust off your basketball shoes and get on the court: intramural basketball season is here.As with all intramural sports, intramural basketball is open to all skill levels. It's just a matter of getting out there and building esprit de corps with your fellow servicemembers. However, if you'd like to improve your game, and maybe show up
  • Eye care: Leave it to professionals, not carrots

    "Be sure to eat your carrots; they'll help your vision." This is a common quote many Americans have heard an aunt or grandmother say. As it turns out, that statement is just one of the many myths concerning the human eye. January is National Eye Care Month and below are a few accurate tips to guide people in the proper care of their eyes. First and
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