• Vandenberg Space Force Base Celebrates First-Year Milestones

    A year after becoming part of the Department of Defense’s newest branch, Vandenberg Space Force Base’s community paused to celebrate May 11, 2022.
  • Starlink Mission Launches from Vandenberg

    A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket carrying a Starlink mission launches from Space Launch Complex-4E on May 13, 2022, at 3:07 p.m. PDT, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. This launch marks the fourth Starlink deployment from Vandenberg, and the twenty-third Falcon-9 launch from SLC-4E.
  • Essential Training Saves a Life

    A series of unexpected events unfolded after a Vandenberg Hawks softball tournament as Staff Sgt. David Western, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Airman dormitory leader, finished a game with his teammates in Paso Robles, Calif., April 9, 2022.
  • The Mental and Physical Benefits of Ultramarathon Training

    There are many mental and physical benefits when it comes to running. For U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Gesl, Space Launch Delta 30 30th Staff Judge Advocate, training for an ultramarathon has given him the time to focus on his physical performance as well as his mental resiliency. “When I’m prepping for a race, I normally build up to run more than 70 miles a week, and sometimes more than 80,” said Gesl. “I end up doing a lot of problem solving while running.”
  • Missile Warning Center Guardian Credited for Saving Life of fellow Crewmember

    A Guardian was awarded a Joint Service Achievement Medal May 4, 2022, during a ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., for his quick thinking and efforts to provide emergency medical assistance to a fellow crewmember.
  • Vandenberg's Efforts in Keeping Our Beaches Clean

    Vandenberg Space Force Base is home to multiple beaches with a wide variety of wildlife, plant life and beautiful scenery. With these beaches comes the environmental responsibility to keep them clean and safe not only for the public, but for the planet as well. Staff Sgt. Lacey Dixon, 30th Security Forces Squadron NCOIC of the Visitor Control Center, recently held one of the many beach cleanups Vandenberg members participate in to keep our beaches and the life within them safe.
  • At-Home COVID-19 tests Available at Vandenberg

    The 30th Medical Group diagnostic and therapeutics flight at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. recently became one of the first clinics to establish the at-home COVID-19 testing program.
  • 65th Cyberspace Squadron rises to the challenge to protect CFSCC, CSpOC from cyber threats

    When the 614th Air and Space Communications Squadron was re-designated on June 23, 2021 as the 65th Cyberspace Squadron, it did not simply denote a name change. Rather, it signified an expanded mission and new responsibilities beyond repairing and maintaining communications equipment for the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) and Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), to a more aggressive and forward-looking organization that also heavily focuses on cyber defense.
  • Month of the Military Child

    CMsgt. Jason DeLucy, Space Launch Delta 30 command chief, and SMSgt. Itxel DeLucy, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, honor all military children at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 8, 2022. The DeLucy family express their thankfulness to all military children for their resilience and bravery everyday as their parents serve. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
  • SLD 30 Fire Department JFIRE Training

    Space Launch Delta 30 Fire Department trains on JFIRE annually to retain their certification at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 7, 2022. The Fire Department trains to responding to chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) emergencies. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)