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Military Appreciation Barbecue

Man serving a military member food outside

Local volunteers serve a free lunch to Airmen and Guardians during the annual Military Appreciation Barbecue at Cocheo Park, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Oct. 14, 2021. The Lompoc Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee organized the annual Military Appreciation Barbecue at to give back to the uniformed men and women of Vandenberg and thank them for their service. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez)

People at picnic tables outside eating food

Airmen and Guardians sit down to eat a free lunch at Cocheo Park, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Oct. 14, 2021. The Lompoc Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee organized the annual Military Appreciation Barbecue to give back to the uniformed men and women of Vandenberg and thank them for their service. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez)

Military member talking on a microphone

U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, thanks members of the Lompoc Chamber of Commerce, Air Force Association Chapter 266 and the Non-Commissioned Officers Association for volunteering to host a free lunch for Airmen and Guardians at Cocheo Park, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Oct. 14, 2021. The Lompoc Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee annual Military Appreciation Barbecue to give back to the uniformed men and women of Vandenberg and thank them for their service. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez)

Military members play cornhole

Military members play lawn games during the annual Military Appreciation Barbecue at Cocheo Park, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Oct. 14, 2021. The Lompoc Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee organized the event to give back to the uniformed men and women of Vandenberg and thank them for their service. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez)