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  • Vandenberg Host Mr. Richard Kidd and Ms. Nancy J. Balkus

    U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander hosted Richard Kidd, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment & Energy Resilience, and Nancy J. Balkus, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., on Jan. 23, 2023. While visiting Vandenberg, Kidd and Balkus learned about the SLD 30 mission in action, observe the efforts by the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron regarding the protection of Vandenberg's natural and cultural resources along with the 30 CES' plans for improving infrastructure resilience. (U.S. Space Force Photo by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)
  • SpaceX’s Starlink Group 2-4 Launches Successfully

    A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket carrying Starlink mission 2-4 launches from Space Launch Complex-4E on Jan. 19, 2023, 7:43 a.m. PDT, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Since 1958, there have been 2,023 launches on base. This launch also makes it the 100th launch from SLC-4E since 1964. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tiarra Sibley)
  • Col. Titus Speaks at the Military Order of World Wars Luncheon

    U.S. Space Force Col. Bryan Titus speaks with members of the Military Order of World Wars at the Elks Lodge in Goleta, Calif., January 18, 2022. As a guest speaker, Col. Titus spoke to the MOWW about his career in the Air Force and subsequent transfer into the Space Force. He also discussed Vandenberg's history, mission, and how vital the Space
  • Technical Sergeant, a First-Generation American and Airman, Selected to Commission

    VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Alejandra Angarita recently received a congratulatory phone call from Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones announcing her selection for the Senior Enlisted Commissioning Program-Officer Training School (SLECP-O). Angarita is one of 19 Airmen selected for Fiscal Year 2023’s program.
  • Mrs. Angie Dickinson's Visit to Vandenberg

    Angie Dickinson, spouse of U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, United States Space Command commander, is briefed by the 2nd Range Operations Space Force Officers at Vandenberg space Force Base, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023. The brief and tour of the Western Range Operations Control Center to display Vandenberg’s commercial launch capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)
  • Dickinson, Stalker lead USSPACECOM visit to Vandenberg

    U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) commander, speaks to members of the 533rd Training Squadron at the Space Delta 1 auditorium on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023. The 533 TRS provides the technical training for space operators going into the U.S. Space Force and is a pipeline into three Space
  • DEL 5 ISRD operations superintendent wins William O. Studeman award

    A Space Delta 5 (DEL 5) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division (ISRD) operations superintendent recently was notified of their accomplishment of winning the William O. Studeman award early this month.
  • Armed Forces Luncheon at the American Legion

    Lt. Col. Joshua Killian, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, speaks to the Veterans, Airmen and Guardians in attendance at the Armed Forces luncheon Dec. 17, 2022 at Guadalupe, Calif. The city name honors Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is the Catholic title given to the Virgin Mary.
  • The Red Cross Memorandum of Understanding Signing

    Col. Brent Cunningham, 30th Medical Group commander, met with Tony Briggs, American Red Cross regional chief executive officer, to sign the Memorandum of Understanding, Dec. 16, 2022 at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding will bridge the gap between Vandenberg Space Force Base and the local community. This joint endeavor provides a platform to bring in civilian volunteers and present a possible opportunity for these volunteers to be hired as permanent medical staff members of the 30th Medical Group.

    VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. – Team Vandenberg launched an international mission led by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle from Space Launch Complex 4-E here, Thursday, Dec. 16, at approximately 3:46 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.