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  • Unarmed Minuteman III Test Launch from Vandenberg

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 11:49 p.m. PT.
  • UNARMED MINUTEMAN III TEST LAUNCH SCHEDULED

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23, between 11:47 p.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 24 5:47 a.m. from north Vandenberg.
  • The Journey through COVID; a 30th Medical Group Q&A

    As Vandenberg Air Force Base nears the one-year mark of declaring a public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the path forward continues for the 30th Medical Group in their efforts to protect Airmen and Guardians, and help stop the spread of the virus. We asked some of our Medical Group leadership about the journey - where we started, where we are today, and what lies ahead. Here are some of their thoughts.
  • VAFB honors Black History Month

    Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who is known as the “Father of Black History Month,” noticed that the nation knew very little about the roles that African Americans had in America’s history. It was important to him that African Americans knew their past, so that they could participate intellectually in the affairs of our country.
  • Smart locker idea wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea for a smart locker mail system in base dorms won the 2021 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo Feb. 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Second place went to Staff Sgt. Jordan Varnier from the 30th Security Forces Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base, for his idea for an executable script for Microsoft PowerShell sends a ping - test packets of data - to DBIDS scanners to determine whether they are online or offline. The script allows a base security officer to determine if there are any offline scanners without traveling to each entry control point.
  • VAFB Welcomes new veterinarian

    The Vandenberg Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility gained a new veterinarian.
  • VAFB's non-space related career field USSF Transfer Ceremony

    Members assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the United States Space Force Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • VAFB’s first USSF Specialist 4 promotee

    Specialist 3 Quinaeja Davis, Delta 5 space systems operator, prepares for her promotion to Specialist 4 prior to her promotion ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Vandenberg AFB begins 2nd round of COVID-19 vaccinations

    The 30th Medical Group began administering second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vandenberg personnel on Jan. 28, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. With the first vaccinations of Operation Fight Back taking place on Jan. 6, the recommended 21-day threshold between vaccine doses has been reached for the initial recipients on base. For those preparing for their second vaccination, the 30th Medical Group has some advice on what to expect following the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 614th ACOMS paves the way for moving into new CFSCC HQ building

    The Combined Force Space Component Command formally began its move to a new building complex at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., during the week of Jan. 25, 2021. One of the first CFSCC units to make the move to Building 7000 included personnel from the 614th Air and Space Communications Squadron, which will be setting up computer workstations of more than 200 future occupants. About five years in the making, the construction project included a renovation of two older buildings in the complex and additional construction, all of which will now house the CFSCC headquarters staff and the Combined Space Operations Center.
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