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  • How to improve your game: Free throws

    It's time to dust off your basketball shoes and get on the court: intramural basketball season is here. As with all intramural sports, intramural basketball is open to all skill levels. It's just a matter of getting out there and building esprit de corps with your fellow servicemembers. However, if you'd like to improve your game, and maybe show up
  • Are you WAPS test ready?

    The Weighted Airmen Promotion System testing cycle begins in February, starting with testing for technical and master sergeant. While preparing for and taking the tests can be a challenge, the education specialists and the 30th Space Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Cari Kent, offer a few tips for getting that next stripe. Click here for more.
  • How to improve your game: Lay-ups

    It's time to dust off your basketball shoes and get on the court: intramural basketball season is here.As with all intramural sports, intramural basketball is open to all skill levels. It's just a matter of getting out there and building esprit de corps with your fellow servicemembers. However, if you'd like to improve your game, and maybe show up
  • Eye care: Leave it to professionals, not carrots

    "Be sure to eat your carrots; they'll help your vision." This is a common quote many Americans have heard an aunt or grandmother say. As it turns out, that statement is just one of the many myths concerning the human eye. January is National Eye Care Month and below are a few accurate tips to guide people in the proper care of their eyes. First and
  • Weather squadron offers January outlook

    Did you know that January holds the record for the coldest temperature ever recorded, which was 25 degrees? As to be expected for winter months, the average high and low temperatures continue to drop. January is also the only month with an average snowfall amount, which is a tenth of an inch. The good news is January is the month with the fewest
  • Holiday vigilance: SFS’ gift to Vandenberg

    While visions of sugar plums dance through the sleeping heads of children on Vandenberg this holiday season, the 30th Security Forces Squadron ensures that peaceful slumber is not disturbed. Security forces Airmen will remain on duty over the holidays, keeping constant vigil at posts around the base. "If not for the defenders on the wall, people
  • CAG allows commander to focus on broader mission

    The wing's highest-ranking Airman has a very busy schedule. To make that schedule manageable, wing leadership relies on support from the Commander's Action Group. Although the title seems to imply that the CAG is more than one person, the 30th Space Wing CAG is 2nd Lt. Lauren Neely. As the commander's go-to person for event information, ideas on
  • Chaplains prepare for holiday season

    The tempo of the chaplains on base will not slow down as the holiday season nears. In fact, the chaplains are heading into one of their busiest times of the year. "During the holiday season we remain busy," said Staff Sgt. Robert Hangley, a chaplain assistant from the 30th Space Wing. "We provide more services at the chapels, give counseling to our
  • 2nd ROPS ensures American air, space superiority

    (Editor's note: This is part two of a two-part story.) Once the scheduling is complete and the day of launch gets closer, the 2nd ROPS operators and contractors manning the instrumentation sites across the base begin their mission. The aerospace control officer and his fellow Airmen start with coordinating between the FAA and contracted assets to
  • Migrating monarchs

    Monarchs occur throughout North America and migrate each winter to escape cold temperatures. The Rocky Mountains divide monarchs in to two populations: Eastern and Western. The Eastern population of monarchs flies up to 3,000 miles to Mexico for the winter. Monarchs that live west of the Rocky Mountains spend their winters on the coast of
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