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  • Heritage to Horizons Women's Training Symposium slated to begin this month

    The 2007 Heritage to Horizons Women's Training Symposium is slated for Oct. 31-Nov.1 in Springfield, Va.As the Air Force celebrates its 60th Anniversary this year, this is prime opportunity to highlight and learn from the accomplishments of the Air Force - including women's roles in the Air Force in

  • Vandenberg says goodbye certain perks to support GWOT

    Ask any Airmen when a year begins, and you will likely hear Jan. 1. If you ask an Airman who works in contracting or finance, be prepared for a different answer."Oct. 1 is the beginning of the fiscal year, which is a 12-month period that the Air Force plans the use of its funds so money can be

  • Command awards Team V's outstanding missile maintainer

    It gives me great pleasure to announce the Air Force Space Command-level winner of the Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Outstanding Munitions/Missile Maintenance Award for Technician Supervisor of the Year.The award goes to Tech. Sgt Robert Longnecker of the 30th Launch Support Squadron.The Lieutenant General

  • Team-V participates in National Public Lands Day

    The 30th Civil Engineer Environmental Flight led a group of Vandenberg volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day on Sept. 29 by refurbishing Vandenberg's boathouse.The event gave Team-V the opportunity to volunteer, learn and experience the historical mystique of the boathouse, which

  • Vandenberg videographer receives bronze star

    Vandenberg videographer was awarded the bronze star for exceptional meritorious service during her deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Although the bronze star is one of the most honorable decorations in the Department of Defense, Staff Sergeant Jessica Kuge, 30th Space Wing Public

  • Vandenberg successfully supports MDA interceptor launch

    Vandenberg's sky was lit up for a brief minute when the Missile Defense Agency's OBV FTG-03a interceptor was launched from Launch Facility-23 at 1:16 p.m. on Sept. 28.The launch, which has been declared successful by MDA officials, is a rebirth from the May 24 launch of a ground-based interceptor

  • New civilian gate guard contract in works for Vandenberg

    On Dec.1, Vandenberg personnel will no longer see the blue uniform of the U.S. Protect guards protecting Vandenberg gates. They will be replaced by Chenega Integrated Systems' choice uniforms, bearing the Chenega logo. "The guards will have new uniforms but, other than that, there will be no change

  • Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at Vandenberg

    The 2007 Combined Federal Campagain began here Sept.16 and will run until Oct. 27. The CFC was established in 1961 and is the largest workplace charity campaign in the country. This annual fall fund-raising drive allows nearly 4 million federal employees and military personnel to contribute to