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  • Safe Haven at Hawk’s Cove

    The Hawk’s Cove members are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Integrated Resilience Center at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022.

    Team Vandenberg launched a National Reconnaissance Office mission (NROL-91) aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex-6 Saturday, Sept. 24, at 3:25 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
  • Booming and Competitive: Vandenberg hosts 2nd Annual Assured Access to Space Industry Days Forum

    On September 15 and 16, Vandenberg Space Force Base held the second annual Assured Access to Space (AATS) Industry Days Forum where senior military leaders, intelligence officials, government leaders, academia, and launch service and solution providers gathered in-person and virtually to discuss activities and policies that will bolster the development of the space domain.
  • ‘Always Be Prepared’ - 65 CYS Guardians perform life-saving treatment during PT test

    VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. — On the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 16, two Guardians from the 65th Cyberspace Squadron performed life-saving treatment on a military member during a physical training test at Vandenberg Space Force Base.
  • 9/11 2022 Remembrance Ceremony

    Personnel gathered for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Sept. 11, 2022. The ceremony was in remembrance of the and honor of the 343 firefighters, first responders and victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, United Airlines Flight 93 and our Nation. The ceremony included reading of the Firefighter's Prayer, Security Forces Prayer, Combat Medic's Prayer, a flag detail, and a Bell Ceremony.
  • It’s a convoy!

    Along with every launch, convoys of all sizes and shapes moving high-value hazardous aerospace hardware and support equipment traverse our roadways. These convoys, performed under the auspices of Colonel Robert Long, SLD 30 Commander, follow policy directives established by Security Forces and Safety and are recorded for future review if needed.
  • First in the Force: Air Force’s First Senior Enlisted Airman Arrives at Vandenberg Space Force Base

    The Air Force’s first-ever Senior Enlisted Airman (SEA), Chief Master Sgt. Cherise Mosley, arrived at Space Launch Delta 30 Aug. 4. She is also the first SEA to join a Space Force Delta command team.

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 1:13 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
  • Unarmed Minuteman III test launch to showcase readiness of U.S. nuclear force's safe, effective deterrent

    A scheduled, operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is planned for Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 12:01 a.m. to 6:01 a.m. Pacific Time from north Vandenberg. This test launch is a routine test scheduled years far in advance. Consistent with previous tests launches, this ICBM test launch will validate and verify the effectiveness and readiness and accuracy of the weapon system.
  • A look into California’s Future: SLD 30 Command Staff Attends the California Defense Leadership Summit

    California is home to over 30 military installations represented by every branch, so it goes to show the role the state plays in America’s defense. The 5th California Defense Leadership Summit, hosted in the state’s capitol of Sacramento by the Governors Military Council, became a hub for installation support organizations, installation and operational commanders, and decision and policy makers throughout the golden state to share challenges and solutions faced head-on.