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  • VSFB squadron selected as a finalist in Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award

    Space Launch Delta 30’s 30th Force Support Squadron has been selected as one of two finalists to compete for the prestigious Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award for best small installation FSS. As a finalist, Vandenberg welcomed evaluators from Air Force Manpower, Personnel & Services for a site visit

  • Vandenberg to conduct semi-annual active shooter exercise

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE NO. 02262024-01Feb. 26, 2024VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. – Space Launch Delta 30 will conduct a routine semi-annual active-shooter base exercise Feb. 27.This exercise will focus on the installation’s ability to respond to and neutralize the threat. The exercise

  • Mrs. Jennifer Saltzman visits Vandenberg

    Jennifer Saltzman, wife of Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman, poses for a photo during her visit to the 30th Medical Group at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, on Aug. 23, 2023. This visit provided Saltzman with an opportunity to learn about the medical group’s essential

  • 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 Efforts in Keeping Our Beaches Clean

    Vandenberg Space Force Base is home to multiple beaches with a wide variety of wildlife, plant life and beautiful scenery. With these beaches comes the environmental responsibility to keep them clean and safe not only for the public, but for the planet as well.Staff Sgt. Lacey Dixon, 30th Security

  • 30th SFS Supports NROL-87 Launch

    TSgt. Andrew McKenzie, 30th Security Forces NCOIC of Launch Operations Support, explains what happens to prepare for a launch. The 30th Security Forces Squadron supports a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying National Reconnaissance Office mission NROL-87, launches from Vandenberg’s Space Launch

  • Behind the Scenes of Launch Operations Support

    One primary aspect of launches is safety. To help avoid possible injuries or dangerous situations, routines are set in place to protect the base and the community before every launch. The mastermind behind it all is Tech Sgt. Andrew McKenzie, non-commissioned officer in charge of Launch Operations