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  • Vandenberg housing issues discussed at town hall meeting

    A town hall convened to discuss privatization in West Housing, Vandenberg and Air Force Space Command's policy on aggressive dogs in housing and Megan's Law at 7 p.m. on June 14 at the Pacific Coast Club. "We have some pressing issues that we want to talk to you about in order to make sure that all

  • Metamorphosis: 14th becomes component numbered AF

    On June 18, the 14th Air Force will re-designate the 614th Space Operations Group as the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, or 614th AOC, and will inactivate the 614th Space Intelligence Group, 614th Space Intelligence Squadron, and the 614th Space Operations Squadron. This re-designation is

  • Vandenberg techs and staffs learn of their promotions

    Congratulations to the following 111 Vandenberg noncommissioned officers who have been selected for promotion.The following people were selected for promotion to master sergeant Steven Carey, 30th Civil Engineer SquadronKenneth Flowers, 30th CES Jeffery Hamilton, 30th CES Steven Tohm, 30th CES Hal

  • Changes will ultimately benefit Airmen, says Air Force Chief

    An Air Force-wide plan to reduce the number of Airmen while saving money for equipment upgrades will be difficult but, ultimately, beneficial, said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney McKinley. Stopping by Peterson June 6 for an enlisted call, Chief McKinley spoke with Airmen about the Air

  • Delta-II launch success, Italian space community rejoices

    History was made for the Italian space community with Vandenberg's successful launch of a Delta II rocket June 7. The rocket took off at 7:34 p.m. from Space Launch Complex-2 carrying the Thales Alenia-Space COSMO-SkyMed Satellite. This was the first of a constellation of four Italian

  • VAFB fire department raises thousands for burn survivors

    Vandenberg's Fire Department raised thousands of dollars and presented a check to Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors during a ceremony at the parade grounds June 7. The $28,000, raised at Avila Beach Golf Resort April 16, will fund local burn centers and foundations, and benefit burn survivors

  • CMSAF vision for training, college comes case by case

    For those in upgrade training who want to attend college, the option to pursue both at the same time is encouraged by Air Force leadership, but still remains a privilege for responsible Airmen, not a right. Historically, Air Force supervisors have required Airmen to finish their job specialty

  • Athlete, motivator comes to inspire Vandenberg

    The air was cool and still as a sea of gray shirts and Air Force blue pants aligned in formation at the parade grounds for the 30th Space Wing's June Fit-to-Fight run here June 7. A clear voice with a hint of Long Island accent boomed from speakers on the wooden platforms to the swarm of 30th Space

  • Town hall meeting discusses important base topics

    Vandenberg Air Force Base is set to hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on June 14 in the Pacific Coast Club. Among the subjects to be discussed will be the housing privatization plan that will turn base housing over to a developer who will upgrade the houses and then rent them back to Airmen. Also