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  • USSF Acquisition Leader visit VAFB

    U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center commander and program executive officer for Space, Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, and SMC command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Arnold, visited Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. April 9, 2021.

  • COVID testing remains key part of Vandenberg readiness

    Although vaccination appointments for COVID-19 are being provided to an expanding population at Vandenberg AFB through Operation Fight Back, the 30th Medical Group also remains committed to providing continued COVID testing and contact tracing to maximize base readiness. “Testing continues to be an

  • Vandenberg CrossFit group a product of resilience and commitment to fitness

    Some would say it takes a unique form of resilience for military members who make a permanent change of station (PCS) every few years to adapt and rebuild their social networks in new locations. For a local group of CrossFit enthusiasts on Vandenberg Air Force Base, their shared passion for fitness

  • Maintaining Spiritual Resiliency and the three Fs

    In a year where COVID-19 has tested spirits across the country, Vandenberg's Chapel team has been hard at work helping to maintain the spiritual resiliency of Team Vandenberg. For the base chaplains, a group that relies on social interaction, operating during a pandemic that requires social and

  • Vandenberg AFB awarded $500,000 grant from U.S. Department of Energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Vandenberg Air Force Base a $500,000 grant to continue work towards increasing installation energy resiliency and efficiency. Representatives of the DOE met with base energy managers at the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron on Feb. 23, 2021, for a grant award

  • SpOC-West personnel support teams win command annual awards

    Following a year of many organizational transitions, the hard-working personnel support team assigned to Space Operations Command (SpOC)-West recently earned two 2020 SpOC awards and will now move on to compete at the Air Force level. On March 3, SpOC headquarters announced that Maj. Richard Hart,

  • Top Space Force leaders visit Vandenberg AFB

    Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman spoke with Airmen and Guardians during a visit March 11, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.