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  • Saying goodbye; three MWDs retire

    Vanda, Jager and Zsander, 30th Security Forces Squadron military working dogs, retire on April 17, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Each dog, and their new owner, accepted certificates of meritorious service for their contributions to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)
  • Crestview Elementary hosts STEAM Career Day

    As part of the Air Force Space Diversity and Inclusion program, Crestview Elementary School hosted a science, technology, engineering, arts and math Career Day April 12, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The event highlighted various careers in the Air Force, as well as areas specific to Vandenberg’s space mission.During the event, Airmen
  • Japanese Air Staff College Commandant Visits Vandenberg

    Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) Lt. Gen. Jun Nagashima, Commandant, Air Staff College, and JASDF officials visited the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., April 13, 2019.During the visit Nagashima and JASDF officials received briefings about the Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC), CSpOC, 18th Space
  • Vandenberg aids during exercise Patriot Hook 2019

    Exercise Patriot Hook 2019, an annual joint-service exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve Command, took place at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., April 10 through 15, 2019. The five day long exercise demonstrated the execution of civil relief operations that would typically occur following a natural disaster and provided realistic mission training for AFRC members and other service affiliates.
  • 1st ASTS innovate to complete mission

    The 1st Air and Space Test Squadron successfully demonstrated the capability to offload solid rocket motors using mobile rental cranes 28 March, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 1st ASTS space maintenance technicians, along with Northrup Grumman members and their Space and Missile Systems Center counterparts at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., brought great credit to their field as they lifted a 138,000 pound inert Peacekeeper rocket motor safely onto a tractor trailer.
  • Pinwheels for Prevention

    Christina Thammasen, 30th Force Support Squadron family advocacy outreach manager, educates children as part of Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, April 1, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. It is a tradition that Vandenberg Youth Programs and the Family Advocacy Program come together to honor our
  • Chief Recognition Ceremony

    Congrats to CMSgt David J. Najera (Vandenberg) and CMSgt Alex S. Butler (Port Hueneme) on their promotions to Chief! Base leadership, friends and family came together April 4, 2019, to recognize the accomplishments of the promotees.
  • 30th CES makes base repairs

    Airmen assigned to the 30th Civil Engineering Squadron lay concrete and make base repairs April 4, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30th CES Airmen help maintain Vandenberg AFB and make repairs and upgrades when needed.
  • Violence Prevention Office

    Vandenberg Air Force Base has adopted the new Empowering and Equipping Wingmen 2019 program, April 3rd, 2019, in support of the Air Force’s evolved direction in violence prevention integration.The new program is a development of the previous “Green Dot” training. Although the name changed, the primary goal is still to provide mission ready forces
  • Boots to Business

    Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of the Department of Defense's Transition Assistance Program. The two-day course is offered quarterly for Airmen and spouses; the next available class is April 11 to 12, 2019.
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