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Ronald B. Cortopassi: A Legacy of Dedication to Space Support
Ronald B. Cortopassi, 30th Space Wing executive director, participates in pre-launch operations, while training to become the director of launch operations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020. Cortopassi was the first civilian, at Vandenberg AFB, to become the launch decision authority during an active launch operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)