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  • CFSCC Spotlight: Australian Exchange Officer Exemplifies Excellence in Space Career

    When Royal Australian Air Force Squadron Leader Jaimee Maika found out she was selected to attend the U.S. Air Force’s elite School of Advanced Air and Space Studies at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., later this summer, one of the first things she did was consult with her three daughters, ages nine, seven and four.
  • Vandenberg AFB Hosts “Meet Surf Beach” Community Engagement Event

    Vandenberg leadership engaged with local elected officials, Lompoc Unified School District personnel and STARBASE representatives to discuss the nuances of beach jurisdiction, environmental recovery efforts, and conservational law enforcement as it related to the surrounding areas of Surf Beach. Attendees had the opportunity to share their concerns with base leadership, Vandenberg biologist, environmental education volunteers, and VAFB Security Forces.
  • 30th MDG focuses on POD efficiency

    With a Point of Distribution system for COVID-19 vaccines going operational January 2021 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, the 30th Medical Group has since been working continuously to improve their POD efficiency and ease of use.

    Seasonal restrictions will be in place for Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches beginning Monday, March 1, as part of the annual program to protect the Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat.
  • 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.

    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.