Solvang Memorial Day Ceremony 2023 Published May 30, 2023 By Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman Combined Force Space Component Command Public Affairs VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, Combined Force Space Component Command commander, and Mrs. Debbie Schiess, attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Solvang Veterans Memorial Hall in Solvang, Calif., May 29, 2023. Schiess gave the keynote speech to over 200 attendees that included veterans from the Global War on Terrorism, Vietnam, Korea and even one veteran from WWII. The ceremony also included the raising on the American Flag by a local Cub Scouts group and a laying of a wreath with a Gold Star family member.