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Vandenberg hosts the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout event

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member launches a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  The event held multiple events during the day. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member launches a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The event held multiple events during the day. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- The crowd watches as a Team V member throws a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The Texas Blowout, which featured numerous family-fun activities, is a barbecue coordinated by 392nd Training Squadron personnel to raise funds for Operation Kids Christmas, an annual event in which the men and women of Vandenberg sponsor approximately 200 local underprivileged children during the holidays. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- The crowd watches as a Team V member throws a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The Texas Blowout, which featured numerous family-fun activities, is a barbecue coordinated by 392nd Training Squadron personnel to raise funds for Operation Kids Christmas, an annual event in which the men and women of Vandenberg sponsor approximately 200 local underprivileged children during the holidays. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member throws a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The Texas Blowout, which featured numerous family-fun activities, is a barbecue coordinated by 392nd Training Squadron personnel to raise funds for Operation Kids Christmas, an annual event in which the men and women of Vandenberg sponsor approximately 200 local underprivileged children during the holidays. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member throws a cow pie during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The Texas Blowout, which featured numerous family-fun activities, is a barbecue coordinated by 392nd Training Squadron personnel to raise funds for Operation Kids Christmas, an annual event in which the men and women of Vandenberg sponsor approximately 200 local underprivileged children during the holidays. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Kyle Lutton, a Team V dependent, throws a softball at the dunk tank during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  The 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Richard Boltz, sat in the dunk tank for Team V members.  (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Kyle Lutton, a Team V dependent, throws a softball at the dunk tank during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Richard Boltz, sat in the dunk tank for Team V members. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, gets dunked during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  The Texas Blowout featured numerous activities to support Operations Kids Christmas.  (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, gets dunked during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The Texas Blowout featured numerous activities to support Operations Kids Christmas. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Jamie, Malory and Donovan Malone, Team V dependents, watch a skate board event during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Jamie, Malory and Donovan Malone, Team V dependents, watch a skate board event during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member scales a rock wall during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout Event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  The event held activities and a barbecue for participants to enjoy.  (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- A Team V member scales a rock wall during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout Event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The event held activities and a barbecue for participants to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Maj. Phil Stevens, a 381st Training Support Squadron operations officer, cooks hot dogs during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout Event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  The event held activities and a barbecue for participants to enjoy.  (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -- Maj. Phil Stevens, a 381st Training Support Squadron operations officer, cooks hot dogs during the 23rd Annual Texas Blowout Event at Cocheo Park here Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The event held activities and a barbecue for participants to enjoy. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)