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  • SPACEX FALCON 9 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG TUESDAY

    Team Vandenberg is supporting a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch carrying NASA’s first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) from Space Launch Complex-4 here Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 10:20 p.m. Pacific Time.

  • House Armed Services Committee Chairman and Congressman Visit Vandenberg

    Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander and Col. Kris Barcomb, SLD 30 vice commander, brief Rep. Adam Smith, House Armed Services Committee chairman and Congressman Salud Carbajal, 24th Congressional District of California representative, on the base infrastructure at Vandenberg Space

  • The Newest Branch to Receive CACs

    The 30th Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Flight is now issuing Common Access Cards or “CACs” at Vandenberg Space Force Base for Space Force members. “We work directly with AFPC right now since we are in the baby steps of the Space Force CAC roll out,” said 2nd Lt. Gabrielle Prentice, MPF

  • Senior Enlisted Leaders’ Summit 2021

    Col. Robert A. Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, welcomes participants of the first SLD 30 Senior Leadership Summit, July 22, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Long addressed SLD 30 leadership from across the Delta to acknowledge their contributions to the Air Force, Space Force and

  • Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th Birthday Bash

    Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, celebrates retired veteran Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th birthday in Orcutt, California, July 16, 2021. Daniels spent 22 years in service and witnessed many of the first missile launches while stationed at Vandenberg.

  • VANDENBERG PLANS FOR CHANGE OF COMMAND

    The Space Launch Delta 30 will welcome a new Commander in a Change of Command ceremony scheduled for Friday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. at the base parade grounds.

  • VAFB know your mil

    Before hitting the ground in an operational setting, newly selected United States Space Force Space Operator officers arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, where they will attend Officer Undergraduate Space Training at the 533rd Training Squadron. Currently, the first batch of Space Force officers

  • RocketShip delivers Delta IV Heavy boosters at VAFB

    A United Launch Alliance barge, carrying Delta IV Heavy booster cores, second stage and payload faring, docked and delivered the rocket body parts April 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.