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  • AF approves elimination of vehicle decals for base entry

    Beginning Aug. 1, those with valid military identification cards will no longer need to have decals on their vehicles to get on base.Drivers will continue to provide a valid Department of Defense identification card to be scanned at the gate before entry. The scanner system, implemented in November

  • Briefings scheduled to explain new EPR, OPR process

    Vandenberg's personnel experts are set to hold five briefings to explain changes the Air Force has recently made to the Air Force officer and enlisted evaluation processes.Three are set to be in the base theater from 10 a.m. to noon July 27, 30 and 31. Another is set be held in the 381st Training

  • 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