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Vandenberg hosts Independence Day picnic

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A boy holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the National Anthem for an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A boy holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the National Anthem for an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Speaking to the audience, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice commander, talks about the importance of Independence Day during a picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  Team V members ate food and participated in games during the event.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Speaking to the audience, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice commander, talks about the importance of Independence Day during a picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. Team V members ate food and participated in games during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Emily Silva, a 30th Force Support Squadron member, sings the National Anthem during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  Team V members ate food and participated in games during the event.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Emily Silva, a 30th Force Support Squadron member, sings the National Anthem during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. Team V members ate food and participated in games during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members get their hamburgers and hot dogs during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members get their hamburgers and hot dogs during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A Team V member gets a hot dog during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A Team V member gets a hot dog during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V children play on an obstacle course during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V children play on an obstacle course during an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. Angelica Johnson, the 30th Space Wing command chief, scales the rock wall during the an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. Angelica Johnson, the 30th Space Wing command chief, scales the rock wall during the an Independence Day picnic at Cocheo park here Saturday, July 2, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)