Members from the Combined Force Space Component Command hosted a U.S. Southern Command delegation of Space Situational Awareness experts from U.S. Space Command, Peru and Colombia at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 21, 2022. The visit fostered information sharing, interoperability and integration. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
Ronald B. Cortopassi, Space Launch Delta 30 executive director, attends his last SLD 30 stand-up meeting at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 13, 2022. As the executive director, Cortopassi provides continuity of senior management, offers technical advice and counsel in matters of policy and direction to the SLD 30 commander. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
Chief Master Sgt. Heath Jennings, Space Launch Delta 30 Senior Enlisted Leader, poses for a photo in front of SLD 30 headquarters on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 12, 2022. Chief Jennings’ position as the SEL is the first of its kind, where he will work alongside an Air Force Chief Master Sgt., Chief Mosley, as the highest ranked enlisted personnel on the installation. (U.S. Space Force photo by Ryan Quijas)
U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, commander, Space Launch Delta 30, acknowledges and honors U.S. Air Force Col. Jessica Spitler, outgoing commander, 30th Medical Group, and U.S. Air Force Col. Brent J. Cunningham, incoming commander, 30th Medical Group, as they transfer official command at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., June 11, 2022. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
Members of the Space Tacticians Course stand in front underneath a static display of a P-40 Warhawk aircraft after completion of their course at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, June 30, 2020. Hosted by Space Delta 5’s 55th Combat Training Squadron, the 8-day course consisted of 39 total personnel, 19 students and 20 instructors, from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and U.S. with the intent of enhancing current global space operations through effective planning. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Esmeralda Sanchez Avila, 216th Space Control Squadron (SPCS) radio frequency transmission specialist, looks over an the large multi-band antenna (LMA) June 22, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Sanchez Avila has been with the 216 SPCS since 2018 and maintains the weapons systems through preventative maintenance inspections, antenna mobility checks, system cleanliness, and all the pieces of the LMA are working properly. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

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