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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gen. Brown makes first visit to VAFB as CSAF

    After recently taking over his new position, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., made his first visit to Vandenberg Air Force Base Oct. 26-28, 2020.
  • VAFB welcomes FGO USSF inductees

    Base members attend the United States Space Force Field Grade Officer Induction Ceremony Oct. 16, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • Be ready this flu season; get your shot

    It’s important for members to get the flu shot this season, not only to keep their records up-to-date, but also to protect themselves and others around them who may be more vulnerable to serious flu illness. People who may be more susceptible to the flu are babies and young children, older people, and people with certain chronic health conditions.
  • Serving up kitchen safety during 2020 Fire Prevention Week

    Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • VAFB honors WWII Vet on 105th birthday as honorary SF member

    1st Lt. Charles “Charlie” Dever, local Goleta resident and WWII veteran, turned the seasoned age of 105 on Sunday. It began with an email to Vandenberg AFB from Dever’s daughter, Kathy. When the 30th Space Wing leadership learned that local WWII veteran was turning 105 years old, they went “all-in” for the surprise. This Sunday, for his 105th birthday, Dever was expecting to celebrate with his immediate family and a few residents. What Dever got was a surprise celebration courtesy of a Team Vandenberg effort and community recognition for his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps and his legacy as a WWII B-24 navigator. Team Vandenberg worked with Kathy to coordinate a COVID-conscientious grand ceremony, complete with parade, color guard presentation, speeches from leadership, and the folding of and presentation of the American flag.
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