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  • Austin pledges to 'ease the load' for service members

    In a memo titled "Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III outlined efforts to address the needs of married service members and their families, as well as single service members.
  • Readiness and Housing

    Vandenberg Space Force Base is one of 28 areas selected by the Department of Defense for a temporary increase in Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) starting October 2022. Vandenberg qualified for this raise because the average housing costs in the area have increased more than 20% over the current BAH rate. Low BAH and a scarcity of available homes in local Military Housing Areas (MHA) are making it difficult for many to find a place to live.
  • FIREFLY SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES ALPHA FLIGHT 002 “TO THE BLACK”

    Team Vandenberg launched multiple satellites to low Earth orbit aboard Firefly’s Alpha vehicle from Vandenberg’s Space Launch Complex-2, Oct. 1, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
  • 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.
  • VANDENBERG'S FINAL DELTA IV HEAVY LAUNCHED TODAY

    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.
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