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  • 30th SFS Defenders hope hoops lead to mentorship

    On Friday, Nov. 3, the sound of squeaking sneakers and bouncing basketballs emanated from the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club gymnasium. The cause – a series of pickup basketball games between 30th Security Forces Squadron Defenders and the Boys and Girls Club youth members.Helping orchestrate this event was Staff Sgt. Cort Romo, 30th Security Forces
  • 14th Air Force celebrates ACCC launch

    14th Air Force members and personnel gathered for a symbolic ribbon cutting to showcase the new Air Force Communications Control Center here, Oct. 20th, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.Now that the ACCC is active, it provides vital service to Defensive Cyber Operations and Air Force Network operations.“The ACCC serves as a focal-point for
  • Team V leader nominated for Sijan award

    Great leadership resides at the heart of any organization. A great leader is selfless in his or her managerial approach. A great leader knows their subordinate’s personal and professional goals as if they were their own. A great leader is available for guidance or mentorship at a moment’s notice. One thing a great leader can’t provide is success,
  • Enhancing the range one assessment at a time

    The 17th Test Squadron Detachment 4 is a tenant unit stationed at Vandenberg and is responsible for testing all major equipment changes on both the Eastern and Western Launch Ranges, or as they are better known, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Vandenberg AFB. The 17 TS Det. 4 focuses on enhancing AFSPC's space-lift and ballistic missile test
  • AADD volunteer devotes time to keep Airmen safe

    It’s late Saturday evening. While some Team V members are enjoying various activities throughout the Central Coast, one Airman patiently awaits a phone call. For Senior Airman Lanimarie Baclian, Airmen Against Drunk Driving volunteer, it’s a call she’s always happy to answer. “I've been a volunteer driver since February,” said Baclian, 614th Air
  • 30th LRS reminds Team V of proper GMV use

    Team Vandenberg personnel use Government Motor Vehicles every day for their respective jobs. Constantly in use, it can be tempting every once in a while to take a quick trip in a GMV to handle personal affairs. Charged with managing appropriate GMV usage, the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operations section would like to remind Team V
  • Vandenberg equestrians ride to recover

    A RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale Air Force Base recently crashed during a trip back to its home station, June 21. The aircraft landed near Mount Whitney in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, a terrain difficult to access via motor vehicle, or on foot. However, the topography
  • EIC program, a historic tradition

    Two years ago, the 30th Security Forces Squadron began hosting the Rifle and Pistol Elementary Excellence-in-Competition program, which recognizes marksmanship and awards the Non National Bronze medal to the top ten percent of competitors. The EIC program is open to all Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard military members. “The program was
  • Farewell Q&A with 30th SW command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert Bedell, 30th Space Wing command chief, retired June 29, 2017, after 29 years of service. Bedell sat down before his retirement for some final words to the base to share years of experience and expertise with fellow Airmen one final time as a command chief.   What were your goals when you first took the command
  • 583rd MMXS: opening the door, one missile at a time

    For more than 50 years, the 583rd Missile Maintenance Squadron – formerly Detachment 41 of Strategic Air Command, and now a geographically separated unit assigned to the 309th Missile Maintenance Group at Ogden Air Logistics Complex – has provided depot level launch support for every Intercontinental Ballistic Missile test from Vandenberg AFB.