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  • NFIRE missile defense experiment lifts off from Vandenberg

    Vandenberg successfully launched a space launch vehicle, the Chimera, which is a modified Minuteman II booster vehicle with a simplified target payload today at 1:31 a.m. from North Vandenberg. The launch was part of an exercise involving the tracking of a long-range target missile by the NFIRE, or

  • Vandenberg Fire Department responds to Lompoc fire

    Vandenberg's fire department responded to a 250 acre fire in Lompoc at around 2 p.m. on Aug. 20. The fire started around Beattie Park and spread to Highway 1 where it threatened 15 ranches on Jalama Road and five more homes on Santa Rosa Road, said Vandenberg Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark

  • Vandenberg staff sergeant promotions announced

    Congratulations to the 113 Vandenberg Airmen selected for promotion to staff sergeant. Jessie Adams Michael Ambriz Jason Anderson Samuel Arwood Chad Atchley Rhandolf Barcinas Clayton Bautista Dennis Berry Jason Braun Daniel Briseno Evan Burns Stephen Cadette Frank Castillo Adrian Cervantes Crystal

  • SERE training to be required for all Airmen

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley met Aug. 10 at the Pentagon with several Air Force leaders to discuss the road ahead for survival, evasion, resistance and escape training.SERE training teaches Airmen principles, techniques and skills to survive in any environment, avoid capture,

  • Vandenberg's heritage day brings many together as one

    Vandenberg's Cultural Heritage Day combined all annual cultural observances into one gala event of food, music, dance and displays in the Pacific Coast Club on Aug. 10. Bringing together Asian, African, Native American and South American heritages and women's history, the event bore the moniker, "Of

  • Vandenberg residents meet new housing contractor

    After announcing GMH Housing as the highest ranked offeror on July 30, wing leaders held a town hall meeting Wednesday to provide residents with more details on the company's plans for the base housing areas. "GMH has nearly 40 military privatization projects across the U.S." said Barrett Larwin,

  • AFSPC picks Team V Airman as quarterly comptroller NCO

    It gives me great pleasure to announce the Air Force Space Command Financial Management & Comptroller Quarterly Award Winner for Apr - Jun 2007. NCO of the Quarter - Staff Sgt. Megan Mavis, 30th Comptroller Squadron. Sergeant Mavis filled the section chief position during the incumbent's absence,