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  • JSpOC intergral to Burnt Frost success

    A non-functioning National Reconnaissance Office satellite was successfully intercepted Feb. 20, achieving the objective of destroying the hydrazine tank. In order to keep track of the satellite during Operation Burnt Frost, the U.S. government turned to the Joint Space Operations Center

  • MEO, EEO merger won't affect system

    The Military Equal Opportunity and Equal Employment Opportunity offices here merged Jan. 1 as part of the Program Budget Decision 720 initiative. Just as across the rest of the Air Force, the two offices are now collectively known as Equal Opportunity; however, little has changed beyond the

  • The Space & Missile Times comes out of retirement

    The Space & Missile Times will come out of a 16-month retirement on Feb. 28 to continue its job of informing Airmen, retired service members, dependants and civilian employees as a 30th Space Wing Public Affairs-produced paper. Col. Steve Tanous, 30th Space Wing commander, decided to bring back the

  • Team V Airmen support JTF-Burnt Frost

    In what was deemed a Herculean effort by military leaders, 36 Airmen from Team Vandenberg joined government agencies from across the U.S. in support of Joint Task Force-Burnt Frost. Formed in less than six days, the JTF team, pre-staged at McGuire AFB, N.J., was ready to provide rapid response if

  • Dental flight brings base youth smiles, toothbrushes

    While the Tooth Fairy rewards children for losing their teeth, dentists here are teaching them the rewards of good oral hygiene. As part of National Children's Dental Health Month, the 30th Medical Operations Squadron's dental flight is educating and entertaining children at the child development

  • Team V Medical Group shines as four are promoted

    Four members of Team Vandenberg were selected for promotion Feb. 21. Air Force officials have selected 94 lieutenant colonels, 154 majors and 352 captains in the medical and dental corps across the Air Force to be promoted. The newly promoted Team Vandenberg members are: Promoted to Major Daniel

  • Crestview parents express concerns of school merger, budget short fall

    Concerned parents attended a town hall meeting with representatives from the Lompoc Unified School District at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Crestview Elementary School here. The topic of concern was the upcoming merger of Los Padres Elementary School and Crestview in the upcoming school year. Los Padres,