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Vandenberg hosts immersion for YPO Santa Barbara Chapter

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Sheffield, Space Launch Delta 30 vice commander, speaks to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Sheffield gave an all-encompassing overview of SLD 30’s mission set, economic impact to the region, environmental safety measures and held a Q&A session for the YPO members. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Sheffield, Space Launch Delta 30 vice commander, speaks to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Sheffield gave an all-encompassing overview of SLD 30’s mission set, economic impact to the region, environmental safety measures and held a Q&A session for the YPO members. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander and U.S. Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Burt spoke about the CFSCC's mission and how partnerships with commercial industry and other nations is needed for advancements in technology and capabilities to keep pace with our adversaries and provide security of our nation's space assets. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) commander and U.S. Space Operations Command deputy commander, speaks to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Burt spoke about the CFSCC's mission and how partnerships with commercial industry and other nations is needed for advancements in technology and capabilities to keep pace with our adversaries and provide security of our nation's space assets. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Kenneth Peters, 2nd Space Launch Squadron (2 SLS) commander, introduces himself to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Peters had members of his squadron present information on United Launch Alliance and SpaceX since the 2 SLS provides data entry and data visualization software in support of Launch Mission Assurance for both entities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force Lt. Col. Kenneth Peters, 2nd Space Launch Squadron (2 SLS) commander, introduces himself to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Peters had members of his squadron present information on United Launch Alliance and SpaceX since the 2 SLS provides data entry and data visualization software in support of Launch Mission Assurance for both entities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

A member of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) asks a question during the 2nd Space Launch Squadron portion of their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. The YPO Santa Barbara Chapter is a promotion of business organization in Santa Barbara, Calif., whose mission is: To promote the exchange of entrepreneurial and business ideas in the local community. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

A member of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) asks a question during the 2nd Space Launch Squadron portion of their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. The YPO Santa Barbara Chapter is a promotion of business organization in Santa Barbara, Calif., whose mission is: To promote the exchange of entrepreneurial and business ideas in the local community. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force 1st Lt. Mary Darras, 2nd Space Launch Squadron SpaceX mission integrator, briefs members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Darras shared experiences on launch days for SpaceX and what goes in to providing oversight in support of Launch Mission Assurance. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Space Force 1st Lt. Mary Darras, 2nd Space Launch Squadron SpaceX mission integrator, briefs members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Darras shared experiences on launch days for SpaceX and what goes in to providing oversight in support of Launch Mission Assurance. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

Historian Dr. Scott Bailey speaks into a microphone.

Dr. Scott Bailey, Space Launch Delta 30 historian, speaks into a microphone during a bus ride containing members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. The YPO members received a tour over to the south side of base where they viewed Space Launch Complex-6, all while being provide a detailed description of the base's history from Bailey. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

A group of people look out over Space Complex-6.

Members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) view Space Launch Complex-6 during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Rich in history, the SLC-6 site was originally developed for Titan III rockets and the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, then later rebuilt for the west coast launch site for the Space Shuttle, and finally modified to support the Delta IV launch vehicle family, which have used the pad since 2006. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Sheffield, Space Launch Delta 30 vice commander, speaks to members of the Santa Barbara Young Presidents Organization (YPO) during their base immersion at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., May 19, 2022. Sheffield gave an all-encompassing overview of SLD 30’s mission set, economic impact to the region, environmental safety measures and held a Q&A session for the YPO members. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman)