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  • Team V launches heritage Delta II rocket, image satellite

    The launch of a Boeing Delta II rocket carrying the DigitalGlobe WorldView-1 satellite at 11:35 a.m. on Sept. 18 from Space Launch Complex-2 on north Vandenberg confirmed a milestone success for Team Vandenberg.The members of the 30th Space Wing were supporting the launch by Boeing Launch Services

  • Vandenberg Hawks whip Cruz Azul 6-0

    Radoslaw Ciesielski scored an opening goal in Sunday's soccer match between Vandenberg Hawks Varsity Soccer Team and Cruz Azul where the base's representatives crushed their opponents in a 6-0 victory in a local Santa Maria Central City Soccer League.Two other goals in a first half came from

  • Officials release revised ABU wear policy

    Now that the Airman battle uniform is on the shelves of some military clothing sales stores, Air Force uniform officials here released a revised ABU wear policy message Sept. 5 to ensure Airmen are aware of the standards for the new uniform.The message is a follow up to the wear policy message

  • Luau kicks off Alpha course to promote spiritual fitness

    An explosion of pastel napkins folded like flowers gave the dining room a tropical atmosphere for the 30th Space Wing Chapel-sponsored luau Sept. 7 at the Pacific Coast Club to kick off the Alpha Course."The Alpha Course is about reaching people outside of church," Chaplain (Capt.) Mark Robertson,

  • IG serves up exercise to prepare Team V for real attack

    Team Vandenberg participated in an exercise designed to test base-wide awareness of security threats and suspicious activity as well as its reaction to a terrorist attack on the base.The exercise started Sept. 5 by raising the bases Force Protection Condition to Bravo due to mock intelligence of

  • 50-year time capsule captures essence of present VAFB

    Members of Vandenberg Air Force Base gathered at Heritage Park on Sept. 11 to emplace a time capsule to commemorate the Silver Anniversary of Air Force Space Command.Col. Steve Tanous, 30th Space Wing commander, hosted the event with 50 spectators joining him in placing 2007 memorabilia for Air

  • DIMHRS transforms pay and personnel for 21st century

    The way Airmen conduct personnel and pay business will change when the Department of Defense introduces the Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System, bringing payroll and personnel functions for the Army and Air Force into one integrated Web-based system.It's the next generation of a

  • Sept. 11 Remembrance: A moment of silence at Chapel One

    Nearly 100 people sat quietly in Vandenberg's Chapel One as the 30th Space Wing hosted a Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony today.It was a somber scene as various speakers stood at the podium expressing their feelings of how the events of Sept. 11 changed their lives and the lives of an entire nation. A