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  • 4th SLS alum receives award for furthering activities in space

    Capt. Brian Clifford, a recent 4th Space Launch Squadron alum, was selected as a Rotary National Award for Space Achievement, or RNASA, Stellar Award winner for the "Early" Category. The RNASA Stellar Award recognizes outstanding individuals and teams from industry and government who have made

  • Air Force Assistance Fund campaign goal met, stakes raised

    With the campaign goal met for the 2007 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign at Vandenberg, the challenge is on to set a higher goal and to receive donations from 50 percent of Vandenberg's active duty.With the end of the campagin drawing near, this year's goal of $45,471 was surpassed in the third

  • Airman's Creed exemplifies warfighting ethos

    The Air Force chief of staff introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that they can hold most dear. The Airman's Creed reflects pride in the role of air, space and cyberspace power and the Air Force's commitment in supporting and defending the

  • Vandenberg Area Defense Counsel works for those in need

    An unsung hero is a person who makes an essential yet unrecognized contribution. If military members face a Letter of Reprimand or an Article 15, the Area Defense Counsel could be their unsung hero. An independent entity at Vandenberg, the ADC falls under the Air Force Legal Operations Agency.

  • Vandenberg volunteers, hosts NSBC Special Olympics

    In the spirit of cooperation and camaraderie, Vandenberg hosted the Northern Santa Barbara County Special Olympics at the base track April 21. In what has become an annual tradition, hundreds of Vandenberg's Airmen and civilians volunteered to transform the base track into a Special Olympics stadium

  • More notified of missing tax records than original estimate

    Following the discovery that tax documents were missing from their collection boxes April 9, the Vandenberg Tax Office began to notify customers whose tax returns had been filed at the tax office. About 1,100 people have been notified, and 200 to 300 people could be affected. Customers are being

  • Breakers Dining Facility earns AF level Hennessy award

    Vandenberg has won the 2007 Hennessy Trophy for the as best single facility dining operation in the Air Force. The Hennessy Trophy is awarded to the installation with the best food service program in the Air Force and is based on demonstrated excellence in management effectiveness, force readiness

  • AETC announces annual award winners

    The Air, Education and Training Command announced the winners of the AETC Technical Training annual award winners. The Vandenberg winners are:Tech. Sgt. Michael Chadwick, 381st Training Group - NCO Instructor of the YearCapt. David. Bratley, 381st TRG - Support Officer of the Year

  • Thermal vacuum test for meteorological satellite succeeds

    The next Defense Meteorological Systems Group satellite F-18, scheduled for launch in April, 2008, has successfully passed a significant milestone this month when it completed a 10-day system level thermal vacuum test. This is the second DMSP satellite to be processed at the Lockheed Sunnyvale