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  • AFSPC announces Space, Missile Operations awards

    Please join me in congratulating the following 2006 Air Force Space Command Space & Missile Operations Award Winners: General Donald J. Kutyna Award for Best Spacelift Squadron: 2nd Range Operations SquadronChief Master Sergeant Edward W. Weaver Award for Best Operations Support Squadron with a

  • AFPC Web site adds citizenship application process

    Active duty Airmen may now apply for U.S. citizenship via the Air Force Personnel Center's Web site or through the virtual Military Personnel Flight, furthering Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Citizenship application procedures are available on the Air Force Personnel Center's

  • Pegasus launches from Vandenberg

    An Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket was launched from Vandenberg at 1:26 p.m. April 25. The rocket took off from an L-1011 aircraft and carried NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft into orbit.NASA's launch director for the mission was Omar Baez.AIM is a two-year mission to

  • 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