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  • Vandenberg short burst a success

    Vandenberg Airmen completed a series of exercises on Tuesday when the bases emergency response and as well as reactions while transitioning from Force Protection Condition Alpha to FCON Delta. "The two exercises completed 30 SW's annual exercise requirements," Sam Treat, Vandenberg Exercise, Inspections Management Specialist. The first phase of the
  • Vandenberg Joint Space Operations Center named best in Strategic Space and Information Operations

    The Joint Space Operations Center here was awarded the 2005 Omaha Trophy for best Strategic Space and Information Operations in US Strategic Command Nov. 20. Gen. James Cartwright, U.S. Strategic Command commander, was present to congratulate the team and reemphasize the importance of the JSpOC mission."We have already proven the JSpOc's value with
  • Wingman Day a success at Vandenberg

    Vandenberg Airmen celebrated team unity and awareness through team-building exercises and events during Wingman Day Friday here.Wingman Day is an Air Force wide program that offers a pause in the mission focus in order to solidify relationships and emphasize making responsible choices. "Wingman day events should emphasize team building,
  • Air Force Space Command recognizes Vandenberg's finest

    Air Force Space Command recently recognized its outstanding performers in the areas of financial management, civil engineering and security forces.The following Vandenberg personnel were recognized for their professionalism, dedication to service and knowledge in their respective career fields: 2006 AFSPC Security Forces Awards Master Sgt. Keith
  • Vandenberg community honors America Recycles Day with beach clean-up

    About a dozen military and community members volunteered anywhere from 1 to 3 hours of their day to pick up trash along the shore. "We get a lot of things that drift in from the ocean also, along the lines of tires, car seats and PVC pipe," Craig Nathe, Conservation Chief and beach clean up program coordinator, said. "In terms of natural resources,
  • Navajo Code Talkers: the code that was never broken

    Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Peleliu, Iwo Jima: the Navajo code talkers took part in every assault the U.S. Marines conducted in the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. They served in all Marine divisions, transmitting messages by telephone and radio in their native language--a code that the Japanese never broke. Why Navajo? The idea to use Navajo for secure
  • Airmen kick butt during Great American Smoke Out

    The Vandenberg Health and Wellness Center is helping smokers kick their habit by sponsoring this years' Great American Smoke Out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Fitness Center. The Great American Smoke Out is a one-day event which encourages Americans to quit using all tobacco products for just one day. "That's all we're asking," said Emily