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  • A Paralegal's Job is Never Done

    Mrs. Jennifer R. Vasquez has been a paralegal specialist and the Victim Witness Assistance Program Coordinator for Space Launch Delta 30 for the past seven years. “My job is important because I am the liaison for family members, active duty members and civilians that have zero idea of what the Air Force is,” she said. “I am the one who supports them and guides them through the military justice process.”
  • Vandenberg supports A-10 "Warthogs" for Search and Rescue Exercise

    Two A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter aircraft from the 59th and 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadrons at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, participating in exercise Rescue Edge, could be seen arriving at Vandenberg Space Force Base on Aug. 24, 2021.

    A Ground-based Interceptor missile, an element of the nation’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, was launched from North Vandenberg today at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time by Space Launch Delta 30 officials, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.
  • Space Delta 1 Assumption of Command and 1st Delta Operations Squadron Activation Ceremony

    Space Delta 1 held an assumption of command and activation ceremony for the 1st Delta at the 533rd Training Squadron on Vandenberg Space Force Base, September 2, 2021.

    Space Launch Delta 30 terminated the Firefly Aerospace Inc., Alpha rocket over the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 2. As a result there may be debris in the local area. A team of investigators has determined that any debris from the rocket should be considered unsafe. All recreational facilities, including beaches on-base that were closed for the launch will remain closed until further notice due to the ongoing investigation. If you see or suspect debris in your area, please stay at least 50 feet away and report any findings to the Firefly Aerospace Inc. hotline at 805-605-2734.

    Space Launch Delta 30 terminated the Firefly Aerospace Inc., Alpha rocket over the Pacific Ocean at 7:02 p.m. Pacific Time after a successful lift off at 6:59 p.m. Pacific Time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg SFB Sept. 2.
  • Cal Poly professors visit Vandenberg

    Combined Force Space Component Command commander Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt (center) stands with professors from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, aerospace engineering department in front of the CFSCC headquarters building at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Aug. 30, 2021. The Cal Poly representatives, all of whom are
  • CFSCC hosts first Commercial Integration Cell Summit

    Combined Force Space Component Command commander Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt (front center) stands with attendees of the first Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) Summit held at a commercial facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Aug. 20, 2021. This first-ever summit of more than 45 attendees was an expanded version of a bi-annual meeting that normally
  • UK Director of Space visits CFSCC

    Royal Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Harvey Smyth, the space director for the U.K. Ministry of Defence, and his team visited the Combined Force Space Component Command on Aug. 17, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. During the visit to CFSCC, Smyth and his team received briefings on and toured the new CFSCC headquarters building, the Combined Space Operations Center and the 18th Space Control Squadron. Smyth’s visit highlights the strong partnership the United Kingdom and the United States share in the space domain.
  • First Group of Space Force Recruiters Begin Training

    The first group of future U.S. Space Force recruiters attended a five day training course Aug. 9, 2021 to Aug. 13, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.