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  • Missile Warning Center Guardian Credited for Saving Life of fellow Crewmember

    A Guardian was awarded a Joint Service Achievement Medal May 4, 2022, during a ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., for his quick thinking and efforts to provide emergency medical assistance to a fellow crewmember.
  • Vandenberg's Efforts in Keeping Our Beaches Clean

    Vandenberg Space Force Base is home to multiple beaches with a wide variety of wildlife, plant life and beautiful scenery. With these beaches comes the environmental responsibility to keep them clean and safe not only for the public, but for the planet as well. Staff Sgt. Lacey Dixon, 30th Security Forces Squadron NCOIC of the Visitor Control Center, recently held one of the many beach cleanups Vandenberg members participate in to keep our beaches and the life within them safe.
  • At-Home COVID-19 tests Available at Vandenberg

    The 30th Medical Group diagnostic and therapeutics flight at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. recently became one of the first clinics to establish the at-home COVID-19 testing program.
  • 65th Cyberspace Squadron rises to the challenge to protect CFSCC, CSpOC from cyber threats

    When the 614th Air and Space Communications Squadron was re-designated on June 23, 2021 as the 65th Cyberspace Squadron, it did not simply denote a name change. Rather, it signified an expanded mission and new responsibilities beyond repairing and maintaining communications equipment for the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) and Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), to a more aggressive and forward-looking organization that also heavily focuses on cyber defense.
  • Month of the Military Child

    CMsgt. Jason DeLucy, Space Launch Delta 30 command chief, and SMSgt. Itxel DeLucy, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, honor all military children at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 8, 2022. The DeLucy family express their thankfulness to all military children for their resilience and bravery everyday as their parents serve. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
  • SLD 30 Fire Department JFIRE Training

    Space Launch Delta 30 Fire Department trains on JFIRE annually to retain their certification at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 7, 2022. The Fire Department trains to responding to chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) emergencies. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
  • 30th CES Firefighters Don the JFIRE, Conduct Live Fire Training

    The J-FIRE, or joint firefighter integrated response ensemble, is a unique set of equipment that firefighters wear when responding to chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) emergencies. These firefighters have to be qualified and trained to use this gear, and at Vandenberg Space Force Base, they don the J-FIRE annually. Tech. Sgt. Marvin Lilly, the NCOIC of Logistics here at Vandenberg Fire and Emergency Services, is the lead for this iteration of the training.
  • NROL-85: Mission First, Safety Always!

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying National Reconnaissance Office mission (NROL-85) launches from Space Launch Complex-4 East April 17,2022, at 6:13 a.m. PST, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Launch Safety Team ensures the safety of all launches on base. (U.S. Space Force video by Airman 1st Class Rocio Romo)
  • Vice President Kamala Harris visits Vandenberg, makes historic announcement furthering national security norms in space

    During her first-ever visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base April 18, 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris announced the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing in an effort to encourage more responsible behavior in space. She made the announcement during an all-call in front of more than 200 members of the Space Force and Air Force.
  • French Delegation visits CSpOC during CFSCC immersion

    U.S. Space Force Col. Phillip Verroco, deputy director of the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), explains the layout of the CSpOC operations floor to members of a delegation of French officers Apr. 15, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The delegation spent a week with USSPACECOM, CFSCC, the Combined Space Operations Center, and