On 13 March 2020, the Deputy Secretary of Defense issued a Stop Movement Order applicable to various aspects of military and civilian travel, effective 16 March 2020 (Atch 1). All personnel on Vandenberg AFB are directed to comply with all aspects of this order. This memorandum remains in effect until rescinded or superseded by higher authority.
The order directs that military members are authorized only local leave, in accordance with Service policies. Effective immediately, the boundaries for the local area of Vandenberg AFB is defined as: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The distances comply with Joint Travel Regulation Chapter 2, section 0206 for military and civilian personnel, as well as AFI 36-3003, paragraph 220.127.116.11.