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Trail ride with wing leadership

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – On the road again, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice commander, Col. Kelly Kirtz, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, Tim Belton, the 30th CES range land manager, and Chris Ryan, the 30th CES cultural resources lead, set out to Swordfish Cave here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – On the road again, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice commander, Col. Kelly Kirtz, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, Tim Belton, the 30th CES range land manager, and Chris Ryan, the 30th CES cultural resources lead, set out to Swordfish Cave here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Mounted and ready to ride, Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, and Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, pose for a photo before setting out for Upper Honda Canyon’s Swordfish Cave here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. Vandenberg has an agreement with the Federal Correctional Complex-Lompoc to use their horses in exchange for grazing rights. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Mounted and ready to ride, Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, and Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, pose for a photo before setting out for Upper Honda Canyon’s Swordfish Cave here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. Vandenberg has an agreement with the Federal Correctional Complex-Lompoc to use their horses in exchange for grazing rights. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – (From left) Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice-commander, and Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, receive a briefing about the base’s patrol horses here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The horses are used to patrol the base’s rugged terrain from its beaches to hillsides. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – (From left) Lt. Col. Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, Col. Keith Balts, the 30th Space Wing vice-commander, and Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, receive a briefing about the base’s patrol horses here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The horses are used to patrol the base’s rugged terrain from its beaches to hillsides. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Lt. Col.Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, discusses the location of a proposed wind farm with Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, and Col. Keith Balts, the 30th SW vice commander, here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The base’s wind turbine project is slated to take place near Upper Honda Canyon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Lt. Col.Timothy Dodge, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, discusses the location of a proposed wind farm with Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, and Col. Keith Balts, the 30th SW vice commander, here Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The base’s wind turbine project is slated to take place near Upper Honda Canyon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)