Space Launch Delta 30 members participate in a change of command ceremony on June 11, 2021, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. During the ceremony, Col. Robert A. Long assumed command of SLD 30, responsible for spacelift and range operations in support of national and combatant commander requirements, and operational and developmental missile system testing for the Department of Defense. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)
Space Launch Delta 30 provided range support for the successful launch of the Tactically Responsive Launch-2 mission for the U.S. Space Force, Sunday, June 13, at 1:11 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
Col Marcin Górka (center left), Plenipotentiary for Space, Polish Ministry of National Defense, and Brig. Gen. Michael Conley (center right), Combined Force Space Component Command deputy commander, stand with the Polish delegation at the CFSCC headquarters building on June 10, 2021. During his day-long visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base, Górka and his team received mission briefs about CFSCC and U.S. Space Command’s Multinational Space Coordination office, as well as discussed opportunities to increase ties in the area of space situational awareness. (U.S. Space Force photo by Lt. Col. Mae-Li Allison)
Col. Anthony Mastalir, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, speaks during his U.S. Space Force induction ceremony May 14, 2021, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Mastalir's induction to the USSF preceded the redesignation of the 30th Space Wing to SLD 30 in a ceremony that followed. (U.S. Space Force photo by Michael Peterson)
Airmen assigned to the 614th Space Weather Flight stand for a photo at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., on May 26, 2021. Working at the Combined Space Operations Center here, this small team is charged with providing space weather predictions for the DoD, international allies, and commercial partners. (U.S. Space Force photo by Lt. Col. Mae-Li Allison)
Lt. Col Shannon O’Neal, 30th Security Forces Squadron commander at Space Launch Delta 30, presents Honorary Commander, Bernie Federmann, with a plaque at Wingman Day May 27, 2021. It states “Thank you for your continued support and dedication to the 30th Security Forces Squadron at Vandenberg Space Force Base.” (Courtesy Photo)
Col. Anthony Mastalir, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, and Maj. Gen. Deanna Burt, Combined Force Space Component Command commander, unveil Vandenberg's new U.S. Space Force name during a base renaming and 30th Space Wing redesignation ceremony May 14, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Space Force photo by Michael Peterson)
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Vandenberg Air Force Base a $500,000 grant to continue work towards increasing installation energy resiliency and efficiency. Representatives of the DOE met with base energy managers at the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron on Feb. 23, 2021, for a grant award kickoff meeting, to finalize the grant implementation process.

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