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2012 Year in Review - February

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Jeffery Fay from the 30th Security Forces Squadron, inspects the Raven before conducting a test run here Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. The Raven is an unmanned aerial system that is operated by Airmen here at the 30th SFS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jennifer Green-Lanchoney)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Jeffery Fay from the 30th Security Forces Squadron, inspects the Raven before conducting a test run here Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. The Raven is an unmanned aerial system that is operated by Airmen here at the 30th SFS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jennifer Green-Lanchoney)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Michael Stonecypher, a 30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office broadcaster, teaches Vandenberg Cub Scout Pack 102 about live broadcasts in the editing room during the scouts visit to the Public Affairs Office here Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Stonecypher showed how a broadcast is performed during launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Michael Stonecypher, a 30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office broadcaster, teaches Vandenberg Cub Scout Pack 102 about live broadcasts in the editing room during the scouts visit to the Public Affairs Office here Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Stonecypher showed how a broadcast is performed during launch operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Christopher Baltazar, 30th Security Forces Squadron trainer, observes the trainee's tactics during an active shooter training course here Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. The 30th SFS use their experience to show a spectrum of incidents that can occur and how to operate effectively in any environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Christopher Baltazar, 30th Security Forces Squadron trainer, observes the trainee's tactics during an active shooter training course here Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. The 30th SFS use their experience to show a spectrum of incidents that can occur and how to operate effectively in any environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Personnel from White Sands Missile Range, N.M., remove Vandenberg’s decommissioned AN/MPS-39 Multiple Object Tracking Radar from the rooftop of Building 175 on Tranquillian Peak here Feb. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Personnel from White Sands Missile Range, N.M., remove Vandenberg’s decommissioned AN/MPS-39 Multiple Object Tracking Radar from the rooftop of Building 175 on Tranquillian Peak here Feb. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A.C. Green, a motivational speaker and retired National Basketball Association player, poses for a group photo with the Gospel Basketball Men’s Fellowship and their families here Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. The fellowship is held every other Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the base gym. For more information contact the Vandenberg Air Force Base chapel staff at 606-5773. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Scottie T. McCord)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A.C. Green, a motivational speaker and retired National Basketball Association player, poses for a group photo with the Gospel Basketball Men’s Fellowship and their families here Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. The fellowship is held every other Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the base gym. For more information contact the Vandenberg Air Force Base chapel staff at 606-5773. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Scottie T. McCord)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Alex Allred, 614th Air and Space Operations Center knowledge operator, illustrates his performance practice for Tops in Blue here Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Allred was selected to be in the 35-member Tops in Blue group to provide entertainment for military members worldwide. (U.S. Air Force illustrative photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Alex Allred, 614th Air and Space Operations Center knowledge operator, illustrates his performance practice for Tops in Blue here Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Allred was selected to be in the 35-member Tops in Blue group to provide entertainment for military members worldwide. (U.S. Air Force illustrative photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, and 30th Medical Group personnel cut the ribbon for a Script Center kiosk at the Base Exchange here Feb. 17, 2012. The kiosk allows customers to pick up prescriptions after normal pharmacy hours.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, and 30th Medical Group personnel cut the ribbon for a Script Center kiosk at the Base Exchange here Feb. 17, 2012. The kiosk allows customers to pick up prescriptions after normal pharmacy hours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Roy Champion, 30th Medical Operations Squadron NCO in charge of community health, Senior Airman Barry Jones, a 30th MDOS public health technician, and Airman 1st Class Charles Bryant, a 30th MDOS public health technician, dig up sea mussels for testing at Minuteman Beach Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The sea mussels are tested for paralytic shellfish poisoning and domoic acid to ensure the oceanic wildlife is safe for consumption. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Roy Champion, 30th Medical Operations Squadron NCO in charge of community health, Senior Airman Barry Jones, a 30th MDOS public health technician, and Airman 1st Class Charles Bryant, a 30th MDOS public health technician, dig up sea mussels for testing at Minuteman Beach Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The sea mussels are tested for paralytic shellfish poisoning and domoic acid to ensure the oceanic wildlife is safe for consumption. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg held its annual awards ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Jerry E. Clemens Jr.)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg held its annual awards ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Jerry E. Clemens Jr.)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test from a launch facility on north Vandenberg Friday, Feb. 25, 2012. Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joe Davila)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test from a launch facility on north Vandenberg Friday, Feb. 25, 2012. Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joe Davila)