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  • Vandenberg’s Ninth Annual Exotic Car Show

    Vandenberg members revved their engines during the Ninth Annual Exotic Car Show on Oct. 23, 2021, at Vandenberg SFB, Calif. The free event exhibited auto displays, food booths and activities catered for base personnel and their families.
  • CSpOC offers opportunity for deeper understanding of allied partners

    With more than 15 exchange and liaison officers assigned to various units across Vandenberg SFB, there is a good chance that U.S. military and civilians here will have the opportunity to interact with and work side-by-side with them at some point. To help introduce the international officers to a greater number of people here and increase understanding of what they do as part of the space enterprise, the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) held a “Coalition All Call” on base Oct. 15.
  • Multi-Domain Warfare students observe real-time CSpOC C2 operations

    The Multi-Domain Warfare Officer Initial Skills Training class 21B visited the U.S. Space Command’s Combined Force Space Component Command at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, to observe real-time operations, Sept. 20-21.
  • Lt. Gen. Guetlein visits Vandenberg

    U.S. Space Force’s first commander for Space System Command, Lt. Gen. Michael Guetlein visited Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021. To start the visit with Space Launch Delta 30, Guetlein held a town hall at the Pacific Coast Club, where he discussed the expansion of the Space Force and its cyber security, past and future launches on Vandenberg, and vaccine protocols that have allowed service members, civilian workers and families to get vaccinated safely.
  • Vandenberg to say goodbye to WWII-era Chapel 2

    As Space Launch Delta 30 and Team Vandenberg build for the future, they sometime have to say goodbye to the past legacies that helped build the foundation of this WWII-era installation that began as Camp Cooke in 1941. Through the years, countless facilities on base have been turned over to help reduce maintenance costs and make way for new infrastructure, allowing Vandenberg Space Force Base to continue improving its range and spaceport capabilities for future launch and test missions. On October 11, 2021, one more facility will join the ranks of the fallen at Vandenberg SFB as Chapel 2, one of four WWII-era chapels that served G.I.s during the war, will be demolished as part of an ongoing program to remove outdated and underutilized structures from around the base.
  • SLD 30 History Office and Team V Make History

    The Space Launch Delta 30 History Office recently earned top Air Force honors as "Best History Office" in the Department of the Air Force, a first for Dr. Scott Bailey, SLD 30 historian, and Vandenberg. The award reflects the importance of each unit's mission and individual service and every Airman, Guardian, government civilian, and contractor serving on Team Vandenberg. The history office achieved this recognition and was set apart from 180 wing, delta, and independent group history offices in the Air Force. It highlights the importance of mission success achieved by SLD 30.
  • VANDENBERG OPENS ALL BEACHES

    Vandenberg officially opened all sections of Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches Sept. 23. Beach restrictions are enforced annually on all three beaches normally through Sept. 30 to protect the Western Snowy Plover, however all Plover chicks have fledged effective Sept. 16, so per the Biological Opinion and with concurrence of the Space Launch Delta 30 Commander, all beaches will be fully opened and boundary fences and signs removed.
  • Patriotism Soaring Through the Air

    The 78th annual Santa Maria Elks Parade and Rodeo went off soaring in red, white and blue in Santa Maria, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. While celebrating the history and diversity Santa Maria Valley has to offer, people of all ages walked the route of the parade to showcase the many faces throughout the community.
  • VANDENBERG CELEBRATES ITS 2000th LAUNCH MONDAY

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the NASA Launch Program Landsat 9 observatory into a near-polar, sun-synchronous orbit from Space Launch Complex-3 here Monday, Sept. 27, with a launch window opening at 11:11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
  • A Paralegal's Job is Never Done

    Mrs. Jennifer R. Vasquez has been a paralegal specialist and the Victim Witness Assistance Program Coordinator for Space Launch Delta 30 for the past seven years. “My job is important because I am the liaison for family members, active duty members and civilians that have zero idea of what the Air Force is,” she said. “I am the one who supports them and guides them through the military justice process.”
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