• Vandenberg completes first launch of year

    The 30th Space Wing successfully completed its first launch of the year, an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, at 12:14 a.m. today from Launch Facility-10 on North Vandenberg. The launch was part of an operational test to demonstrate the weapon system's reliability and accuracy. The missile's single unarmed re-entry vehicle
  • 14th Air Force announces Vandenberg senior noncommissioned officer as Senior NCO of the 4th Quarter

    Vandenberg announced today that Senior Master Sgt. Charles Monk, 30th Weather Squadron, as 14th AF's Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the 4th Quarter. Vandenberg congratulates this individual on his superb work ethic and continued commitment to excellence.
  • Housing privatization closer to reality at Vandenberg

    Privatization of Vandenberg's base housing is getting closer to becoming a reality as potential housing developers prepare their bids for the base's privatization contract. The contract proposals are being firmed up after potential developers came to Vandenberg Jan. 4 to attend a housing privatization industry forum. The forum invited more than 100
  • Training commander completes Vandenberg visit

    The commander of Air Education and Training Command brought community leaders from around the country to the 381st Training Group Jan. 29 and 30 to show how space and missile operators and maintainers are trained. General William R. Looney III brought 24 civilians to Vandenberg in his first AETC Commander's Civic Group meeting this year. The group,
  • Vandenberg announces financial management and comptroller annual award winners

    The following individuals were named Fiscal Year 2006 Air Force Space Command Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Award winners.Financial Services Officer of the Year: Capt. James Cunningham, 30th Comptroller Squadron Financial Analysis Civilian (GS - 10 and Below) of the Year Runner-Up: Debra Hargreaves, 30th Comptroller SquadronFinancial
  • 576th Flight Test Squadron recieves high score during AF Space Command IG inspection

    The 576th Flight Test Squadron here successfully completed a week long Air Force Space Command weapons safety inspection Tuesday. The Inspector General tested the squadron's ability to handle munitions and non-nuclear warheads as well as the execution of pre-launch operations. "The Squadron improved upon our 2005 IG inspection across the board,"
  • AF Space Command Command Chief visits Vandenberg

    A sea of stripes filled Vandenberg's base theater as the command chief of Air Force Space Command addressed Airmen at an enlisted call Thursday. Chief Master Sgt. Michael Sullivan came to Vandenberg on his first visit to the base to meet the Airmen, NCOs and Senior NCOs responsible for operating and maintaining the West Coast's only space launch