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  • Securing The Red Line & Beyond

    Senior Airman William Boyce, 30th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, poses for a photo after completion of Vandenberg member’s weapons qualifications training on Nov. 5, 2021 at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The 30th SFS provides reoccurring and deployment-ready weapons qualification training to hundreds of Vandenberg personnel each year. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sergeant Draeke Layman)
  • AFMC leadership team meets with Space Airmen, discusses MAJCOM servicing role for Space Force

    The trip was an opportunity for the team to talk directly to Airmen about what it means for the Air Force Materiel Command to be the servicing major command to U.S. Space Force and answer questions related to how it would impact their career and personal growth as they serve under the newest Department of Defense organization.
  • Vandenberg Fire Department aids during Alisal Fire

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided assistance to contain the Alisal Fire which started Oct. 11, 2021, at Los Padres National Forest in Goleta, Calif. The fire consumed approximately 17,000 acres of land, leading to the evacuation of hundreds of nearby residents and ranchers.
  • Senior Enlisted Leaders’ Summit 2021

    Col. Robert A. Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, welcomes participants of the first SLD 30 Senior Leadership Summit, July 22, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Long addressed SLD 30 leadership from across the Delta to acknowledge their contributions to the Air Force, Space Force and Team Vandenberg as they progress into a new
  • UNARMED MINUTEMAN III TEST LAUNCH SCHEDULED

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, May 5, between 12:15 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. from north Vandenberg.
  • UNARMED MINUTEMAN III TEST LAUNCH SCHEDULED

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23, between 11:47 p.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 24 5:47 a.m. from north Vandenberg.
  • 533rd TRS transitions to STAR Delta Provisional

    After 26 years of training and 78 years of Air Force heritage, the 533rd Training Squadron transferred from the Air Education and Training Command to Space Training and Readiness Delta Provisional on Sept. 1, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base. STAR Delta (P) will aim to build lethality by developing combat-ready space forces and space warfighting capabilities in order to innovate and dominate in all domains.
  • VAFB know your mil

    Before hitting the ground in an operational setting, newly selected United States Space Force Space Operator officers arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, where they will attend Officer Undergraduate Space Training at the 533rd Training Squadron. Currently, the first batch of Space Force officers are at the school house awaiting the beginning of their careers, in the brand new Space Force. On Dec. 20, 2019, the U.S. Space Force was created and shortly after, a fresh batch of U.S. Air Force Academy graduates was selected to be the first officers to commission directly into the new military branch.
  • COVID-19 can’t stop Lab Week

    Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, also known as Lab Week, is observed annually to promote awareness and show appreciation to medical laboratory professionals and pathologists for the work they do to assist patients.
  • Vandenberg Airman takes silver in 2019 Military World Games

    Two Airmen from Vandenberg Air Force Base participated in the 2019 Military World Games, officially known as the 7th CISM (Council International du Sport Militaire) Military World Games Oct. 18–27, 2019 in Wuhan, China.
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