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  • AFSO21 office looks to recycle red tape at Vandenberg

    Vandenberg is set to get an AFSO21 office July 19 that is designed to make life for an Airman easier, and the Air Force more efficient. "We are trying to eliminate steps and processes that waste time and are no longer valuable to today's Air Force," said Dave Marston, director of Vandenberg's Air

  • Lompoc man makes grand donation to Op. Warrior Comfort

    On July 2, retired Master Sgt. Richard Depuy gave a check for $500 to Operation Warrior Comfort here. Operation Warrior Comfort is an organization developed at Vandenberg that is collecting comfortable clothes and other necessities for injured military members in Iraq. Operation WC was developed by

  • USAF collaborates with colleges to help Airmen get degrees

    Can you imagine throwing away over $15,000? This is very real problem for some Airmen attempting to transfer their associate's degree from the Community College of the Air Force to another university. The Air Force is trying to prevent that prodigality by starting the Associate to Baccalaureate

  • eBoard creates virtual bulletin in central online location

    The 30th Space Wing has no more requirements for physical bulletin boards, military or civilian, to be displayed in 30th SW units. The initiative to get rid of the requirement has eliminated the need for unit bulletin board monitors, dissolving an additional duty as an aspect of smart operations

  • Vandenberg aircrew saves stranded hiker

    A standby aircrew from the 76th Helicopter Squadron at Vandenberg participated in an emergency rescue mission several miles west of the San Francisco Airport, Calif., on July 8.A four-person crew was recalled at approximately 2:50 a.m. to launch on a rescue mission for a trapped 35-year-old hiker

  • Vandenberg NCO serves homeland while serving country

    When three Polish senators came to Vandenberg they needed a translator. They wouldn't have been able to discuss Vandenberg's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program with 30th Space Wing leadership without the help of Staff Sgt. Radoslaw Ciesielski. Sergeant Ciesielski, a heating, ventilation and

  • CoRC taking aim at plugging informational hole for Airmen

    The Air Force started the Culture of Responsible Choices program to help find alternatives to alcohol-related programs, but Vandenberg is taking CoRC to a new level.Vandenberg's vision for CoRC brings multiple services and resources, including sexual assault response, suicide prevention and the

  • Maintaining healthy relationships key to mission success

    Military life presents a wide range of stressors for Airmen and their families. Deployments, increased operations tempo and decreased manning can have negative effects in both the workplace and the home if Airmen do not know where to turn for help.As part of ongoing efforts to educate Airmen about