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  • VAFB honors Black History Month

    Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who is known as the “Father of Black History Month,” noticed that the nation knew very little about the roles that African Americans had in America’s history. It was important to him that African Americans knew their past, so that they could participate intellectually in the affairs of our country.
  • 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’s first USSF Specialist 4 promotee

    Specialist 3 Quinaeja Davis, Delta 5 space systems operator, prepares for her promotion to Specialist 4 prior to her promotion ceremony Feb. 5, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • STARBASE: STEMazing and hands-on

    STARBASE Vandenberg originally planned to open their doors in the summer of 2020 to a number of children across the Lompoc Unified School District, but they had to adjust due to the global pandemic. To allow students the opportunity to participate in these STEM related courses during COVID-19 restrictions, the STARBASE Vandenberg team has made some adjustments.
  • 346th TADC Soldiers jump into 2021

    Soldiers assigned to the 346th Theater Aerial Delivery Company, an Army Airborne unit, and Marines assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve, jump out of a Hercules C-130 during tactical, low-level, static line parachute insertion operation training Jan. 9, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • No donation is too small; VAFB supports CFC

    Each year, federal employees and retirees donate to different charities and causes around the world by giving to the Combined Federal Campaign. According to the official website, the CFC has raised more than $8.4 billion since its creation in 1961 and is the world’s largest annual workplace charity campaign.
  • USSF; boosting into the future

    Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason DeLucy, 30th SW command chief, close the 30th Space Wing 2020 time capsule in celebration of the one year anniversary of the U.S. Space Force Dec. 17, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • USSPACECOM leadership tours VAFB

    U.S. Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, United States Space Command commander, and U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, USSPACECOM command senior enlisted leader, toured the base Nov. 16, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • SpaceX launches Sentinel-6 satellite from VAFB

    Members at Vandenberg Air Force Base launched the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite Saturday, Nov. 21, at 9:17 a.m., from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Sentinel-6 is the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade.
  • Mother-daughter share MMIII test launch experience, decades apart

    In the early morning of June 8, 1994, a then-1st Lt. Linda Tonnies, 740th Missile Squadron operator, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, turned the launch key and launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM for Glory Trip 155 at Vandenberg AFB, California. Little did she know that 26 years later, her daughter 1st. Lt. Taylor Tonnies, 742d Missile Squadron operator, Minot AFB, would do the same.
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