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Tag: Vandenberg
  • COLAF Gen. Córdoba Visits Vandenberg

    Mr. Tom Stevens (left), Space Launch Delta 30 executive director, presents a coin to Colombian Air Force Gen. Luis C. Córdoba (right), Colombian Air Force commander, during a visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 10, 2023. Gen. Córdoba Gen. Córdoba led a delegation of industry and academia representatives to witness the launch of
  • The Space Development Agency’s Tranche 0 Mission Launches From Vandenberg Space Force Base

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched the Space Development Agency’s Tranche 0 mission to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., at 7:29 a.m. on April 2, 2023. This was the SDA’s first dedicated launch. It was also the first launch of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture, a new layered network of satellites in low-Earth orbit that will provide global military communication and missile warning, indication, and tracking capabilities. The SDA became part of the U.S. Space Force on Oct. 1, 2022. It is responsible for rapid delivery of space-based capabilities to the joint warfighter. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)
  • Vandenberg Hosts the 2023 Department of the Air Force Men’s Soccer Team Trials

    The U.S. Air and Space Force strives to keep its members fit, mentally and physically. To do so, the forces created their own sports teams, one of the most popular being. From March 21 to April 3, 2023, the Department of the Air Force Men’s Soccer Team hosted its annual tryouts at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The tryouts consisted of 28 men from the Air and Space Force who were hand selected from a large pool of applications to compete for one of the 18 available spots on the team.
  • SLD 30 Honor Guard Presents the Colors at Lompoc Little League Opening Day

    The Space Launch Delta 30 Honor Guard presents the colors during the playing of the National Anthem in Lompoc, Calif., March 4, 2023. The base Honor Guard's vision of the is to ensure a legacy of Airmen and Guardians who promote the mission, protect the standards, perfect the image, and preserve the heritage of the Air and Space Force. (U.S. Space
  • 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 commercial launch capabilities. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)
  • First in the Force: Air Force’s First Senior Enlisted Airman Arrives at Vandenberg Space Force Base

    The Air Force’s first-ever Senior Enlisted Airman (SEA), Chief Master Sgt. Cherise Mosley, arrived at Space Launch Delta 30 Aug. 4. She is also the first SEA to join a Space Force Delta command team.
  • DOCA Briefings 2022

    Members of Vandenberg from CFSCC, 576 FLTS and Delta 1 gave their mission briefs to Defense Orientation Conference Association members from all across the nation March 29, 2022. DOCA is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to continuing education in defense and national security affairs. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kadielle Shaw)
  • The chief gets his flowers: Fire Chief Mark Farias to retire after 40 years of service

    After 40 years of continuous service to the United States, Vandenberg Space Force Base fire chief Mark Farias, has finally decided to hang up his boots and call it a career.
  • Vandenberg’s 30th Medical Group Wins Best Ambulatory Clinic Patient Safety Program of the Year Award

    During the year of 2021, Vandenberg Space Force Base’s medical clinic went above and beyond in ensuring the best quality care for the members of our community, and they have the awards to show it. The 30th Medical Group and its members have been awarded a combined total of 17 awards this year due to their outstanding performance in medical care and patient safety. Although all of the awards are exceptional and show the dedication and care of the medical group’s workers, there is one award that stands out above the rest: the Best Ambulatory Clinic Patient Safety Program.
  • CSEL Conference

    Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, Command Senior Enlisted Leader of United States Space Command, poses for a group photo with senior non-commissioned officers attending the Senior Enlisted Leader conference on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Dec. 1, 2021. The conference is a three-day event meant to master strategic initiatives for Senior