An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

HomeNewsArticle Display

Vandenberg Hosts 9-1-1 for Kids

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Bella Mulder, a Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten student, practices calling 9-1-1 at the dispatch office during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Bella Mulder, a Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten student, practices calling 9-1-1 at the dispatch office during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Mark Ainsworth, a Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten student, practices calling 9-1-1 with Carolina Milan, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron communications supervisor, at the dispatch office during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. This is the first 9-1-1 For Kids Event for the 30th CES. They plan to expand the event in the future by inviting more elementary schools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Mark Ainsworth, a Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten student, practices calling 9-1-1 with Carolina Milan, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron communications supervisor, at the dispatch office during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. This is the first 9-1-1 For Kids Event for the 30th CES. They plan to expand the event in the future by inviting more elementary schools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Bella Mulder and Mark Ainsworth, Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten students, try on firefighter personal protective equipment during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Bella Mulder and Mark Ainsworth, Manzanita Elementary School kindergarten students, try on firefighter personal protective equipment during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Students of Manzanita Elementary School participate in 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Students of Manzanita Elementary School participate in 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Traci Betty, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, educates Manzanita Elementary School students on items in a kitchen could potentially start a fire during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The exercise focused on teaching general fire safety tips, the functions of smoke alarms, the “stop, drop and roll” technique, and how to evacuate a room. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Traci Betty, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, educates Manzanita Elementary School students on items in a kitchen could potentially start a fire during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The exercise focused on teaching general fire safety tips, the functions of smoke alarms, the “stop, drop and roll” technique, and how to evacuate a room. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – As non-toxic, simulated smoke enters the room, Traci Betty, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, explains what Manzanita Elementary School students need to do to get to safety during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The exercise focused on teaching general fire safety tips, the functions of smoke alarms, the “stop, drop and roll” technique, and how to evacuate a room. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – As non-toxic, simulated smoke enters the room, Traci Betty, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, explains what Manzanita Elementary School students need to do to get to safety during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The exercise focused on teaching general fire safety tips, the functions of smoke alarms, the “stop, drop and roll” technique, and how to evacuate a room. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Jim Mclean, a 30th Civil Engineer fire inspector assists a Manzanita Elementary School student climb down a ladder during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The event was designed to help educate children from kindergarten to third grade on fire safety and how to dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Jim Mclean, a 30th Civil Engineer fire inspector assists a Manzanita Elementary School student climb down a ladder during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The event was designed to help educate children from kindergarten to third grade on fire safety and how to dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Students of Manzanita Elementary School get ready to board a school bus at the end of the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Students of Manzanita Elementary School get ready to board a school bus at the end of the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Elizabeth Beecher, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency dispatcher, gathers students of Manzanita Elementary School during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Elizabeth Beecher, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency dispatcher, gathers students of Manzanita Elementary School during the 9-1-1 For Kids event here Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Approximately 230 students from Manzanita Elementary School attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal)