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  • Vandenberg to host AFSPC common training assembly in March

    Almost 200 Air Force Space Command Individual Mobilization Augmentees will arrive at Vandenberg for the Common Training Assembly, March 8-9. Vandenberg is one of four locations holding the two-day assembly for AFSPC IMA's which allows the reservists to take care of annual training requirements as well as network, Master Sgt. Ruthe Flores,
  • Airmen cultivate techniques for wartime during mock deployment

    Approximately 185 Airmen representing almost every squadron on base deployed Feb. 21 to a remote, off base location for a North Star field training exercise Feb. 21-23. The exercise came to a close Feb. 23 after the Airmen spent three days and two nights in the field. They were evaluated and learned techniques such as Self Aid Buddy Care, reaction
  • Congress designates National Medal of Honor Day

    Just one day after awarding the Medal of Honor to Bruce Crandall--a veteran of the Vietnam War--the U.S. Congress has acted to recommend creation of a national "Medal of Honor Day." The 110th Congress today passed, by a unanimous vote, a concurrent resolution to recommend a national Medal of Honor Day on March 25. Until these resolutions, there had
  • Space Command names controller of the year

    Vandenberg announced March 1 that Staff Sgt. Lisa Lake, 30th Space Wing Command Post, is Air Force Space Command's 2006 Command Post Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. Sergeant Lake has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the mission and obtained truly remarkable results. This prestigious award is a testament of her professionalism and
  • Low prices meet their match at AAFES

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's "We'll Match It!" initiative has been updated to allow authorized shoppers to compare prices between the exchange and "warehouse clubs." "Previously, AAFES didn't match 'warehouse clubs' as their shelf prices are offset by required membership fees," said AAFES' Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Bryan
  • Hennessy team visits Vandenberg

    The Air Force Hennessy Award evaluation team arrived Feb. 15 to evaluate the Breakers Dining Facility here for best single food service operation in the Air Force. Air Force dining facilities compete in two large categories, best single or multiple food service operations, and four special categories; Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, United
  • Space Development: Hands-on and high tech

    A new satellite trainer enhances training at the Air Force's premiere introductory space and missile course here. Students attending the Officer Space 100 course at Vandenberg can now get a hands-on education to gain a new perspective and better understanding of satellite operational concepts by experimenting with a fully functional EyasSAT
  • Energy conservation, efficiency, a priority for AFSPC

    Energy conservation is a national and command priority. The growth and demand for energy is increasing quickly, putting a great deal of pressure on the available resources. Reducing the amount of the energy you use is one of the fastest, most effective ways to save energy and money. It will also help fight climatic change and provide for cleaner