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  • Polish president visits Vandenberg's MDA sites

    Polish President Lech Kaczynski came to Vandenberg on July 17 to tour missile defense facilities located on the base and meet with Missile Defense Agency officials. The visit followed the Polish president's meeting with President George W. Bush on July 15 to discuss the U.S. proposal to emplace 10

  • 30th Space Wing announces Lance P. Sijan Award winners

    It gives me great pleasure to announce our 2007 30th Space Wing Lance P. Sijan Award winners. Maj. Christopher De Los Santos, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron - Senior Officer Category Capt. A.J. Ashby, 4th Space Launch Squadron - Junior Officer Category Master Sgt. Troy Pettit, 30th Security

  • Vandenberg medics help village of El Horno, Honduras

    While many Americans were getting ready to celebrate the 4th of July with cookouts, fireworks and family outings, two Airmen from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., volunteered their four-day weekend to help those in need. Tech. Sgt. Jesus Antillon and Staff Sgt. Paul Herrera-Ramirez, 30th Medical

  • Air Force Innkeeper team evaluates Vandenberg Lodge

    Three inspectors from the  Air Force Services Agency at Randolph, AFB, Texas, arrived at Vandenberg July 12 to evaluate Vandenberg Lodging for the 2007 Air Force Innkeeper's Award on July 13 to 14.Among the areas the inspectors will review during their two-day inspection will be lodging's 302 rooms,

  • START exercise preps Team V for inspectors' visit

    Launch Facility 5 rests high on a plain on North Base overlooking many miles of Vandenberg's coastline. At one time, it was an active Peacekeeper missile silo. Now, three missile maintainers are working on the silo's surface, participating in an exercise of international proportions. And they are

  • Air Force Space Command issues new command statement

    Your Airmen need to know what is important to you, the command and the Air Force. To that end, I ask you to share with them the command's new mission statement: "To Deliver Trained and Ready Airmen with Unrivaled Space Capabilities to Defend America." These words capture what we do in a short, easy

  • AFSO21 office looks to recycle red tape at Vandenberg

    Vandenberg is set to get an AFSO21 office July 19 that is designed to make life for an Airman easier, and the Air Force more efficient. "We are trying to eliminate steps and processes that waste time and are no longer valuable to today's Air Force," said Dave Marston, director of Vandenberg's Air

  • Lompoc man makes grand donation to Op. Warrior Comfort

    On July 2, retired Master Sgt. Richard Depuy gave a check for $500 to Operation Warrior Comfort here. Operation Warrior Comfort is an organization developed at Vandenberg that is collecting comfortable clothes and other necessities for injured military members in Iraq. Operation WC was developed by

  • USAF collaborates with colleges to help Airmen get degrees

    Can you imagine throwing away over $15,000? This is very real problem for some Airmen attempting to transfer their associate's degree from the Community College of the Air Force to another university. The Air Force is trying to prevent that prodigality by starting the Associate to Baccalaureate

  • eBoard creates virtual bulletin in central online location

    The 30th Space Wing has no more requirements for physical bulletin boards, military or civilian, to be displayed in 30th SW units. The initiative to get rid of the requirement has eliminated the need for unit bulletin board monitors, dissolving an additional duty as an aspect of smart operations