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  • Schiess Participates in 2024 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo and Parade

    On June 1, United States Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker, commander of Space Launch Delta 30, Lt. Gen. Douglass Schiess, U.S. Space Forces - Space and United States Space Command's Combined Joint Force Space Component commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jay Harris, SLD 30 senior enlisted leader,


    Space Launch Delta 30 civil engineerswill be performing repairs on Highway 1 from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. Thursdaymorning.

  • Airman and Santa Maria Local Saves a Life

    A routine ride home took an unexpected turn when a driver on the highway saw a crashed motorcycle and unconscious man on the side of the road.Airman 1st Class Cinthia Cortes, 30th Medical Group aerospace medical technician and her sister-in-law encountered and helped an injured motorcyclist while

  • Allan Hancock College Football Military Appreciation Game

    Chief Master Sgt. Jason DeLucy, Space Launch Delta 30 command chief, speaks to the Allan Hancock College football team Nov. 13, 2021, Santa Maria, Calif. DeLucy delivered a pre-game motivational speech to the Allan Hancock College Bulldogs encouraging them to win the game. (U.S. Space Force photo by

  • Veterans Day 2021

    U.S. Space Force and Air Force Commanders of Space Launch Delta 30 participate in Veterans Day events in several local communities, CA, Nov. 11, 2021. (U.S. Space Force photos by Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs)

  • 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”