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  • Volunteer Bed Building Event at Vandenberg

    The Vandenberg Chapel hosted the bed building event, with 257 Vandenberg community volunteers showing up to help craft 128 beds for local children without beds of their own.

  • VSFB 2024 Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony

    U.S. Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Johnny “Jay” Harris, SLD 30 senior enlisted leader, and U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Cherise Mosley, SLD 30 senior enlisted airman, pose for a congratulatory picture with U.S. Air Force

  • Ashes to Space

    Retired Col. Gregory Gilles, former 50th Space Wing commander, speaks about his son's ashes launching to space from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., March 4, 2024. A small capsule, carrying Brandon Gilles' remains, was among the 53 payloads placed aboard the spacecraft. Gillies and his family

  • Denim Day at Vandenberg SFB

    The 533rd and 532nd students participated in “Denim Day”, an event during Sexual Assault Awareness Month which encourages people to wear denim as a way to raise awareness about sexual violence and challenge misconceptions. The Department of the Air Force brings added awareness to this issue to

  • Vandenberg Hosts California Military Youth of the Year

    Military Youth of the Year awards youth for commitment to community service, academic success, and good character judged by several essays, interviews, and speeches. Vandenberg hosted the state MYOY competition and ceremony for contestants from around California.

  • Vandenberg Earth Day Event

    Different organizations from around Space Launch Delta 30 came together to provide games, informational booths, and gifts for members of the base to enjoy in commemoration of Earth Day.

  • Youth Leadership Lompoc Valley Visits Vandenberg SFB

    Youth Leadership Lompoc Valley is a program for high school students entering their junior year of high school and is designed to motivate and empower the students through team building, issues-related seminars, community projects and interaction with community leaders. The program is a

  • Col. Shoemaker Hosts SLD 30 All-Call

    Military and civilian Guardians and Airmen attend an all-call hosted by U.S. Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 12, 2024. Shoemaker highlighted the installation’s increased launch cadence at Vandenberg over the past decade,