HomeNews
Results:
Tag: space force
Clear
  • 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 Officer In Charge. “We make five cards per week until the full roll out starts hopefully in the next couple of months and we’re waiting on word to when that will happen.”
  • 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 Team Vandenberg as they progress into a new
  • 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's non-space related career field USSF Transfer Ceremony

    Members assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to commission and enlist into the United States Space Force during the United States Space Force Transfer Ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • 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 are at the school house awaiting the beginning of their careers, in the brand new Space Force. On Dec. 20, 2019, the U.S. Space Force was created and shortly after, a fresh batch of U.S. Air Force Academy graduates was selected to be the first officers to commission directly into the new military branch.
  • 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.
  • VAFB Space Cowboys remain mission ready

    The 2nd Space Launch Squadron is home to the Space Force’s only hands-on space lift mission in support of the Minotaur launch vehicle. The Airmen who support this vital mission have been dubbed ‘Space Cowboys.’ 
  • 14th Air Force Redesignated as Space Operations Command

    By order of Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, effective Dec. 20, 2019, Fourteenth Air Force was officially redesignated as Space Operations Command. Air Force military and civilian personnel previously assigned to Fourteenth Air Force are now assigned to SpOC by virtue of the redesignation action.
  • Barrett, Air Force leaders applaud Space Force’s formal creation

    In accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Dec. 20 by President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Space Force is the sixth branch of the United States military.
RSS