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  • The Inaugural Mayors and City Manager's Forum at Vandenberg

    On April 23, U.S. Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker, Space Launch Delta 30 commander hosted mayors and city managers from Santa Maria, Lompoc, Solvang, Buellton and Arroyo Grande for the inaugural Mayors and City Manager's Forum. The regional leaders opened lines of communication to share information

  • Vandenberg's First Patching Ceremony

    On April 11, U.S. Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, Col. Jim Horne, the Weather System Follow-on Microwave (WSF-M) spacecraft mission director and senior materiel leader for the Space System Command’s Launch Execution Delta, and Col. Bryan Titus, SLD 30 vice

  • Space Launch Delta 30 Change of Command

    The Vandenberg Space Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors during the Space Launch Delta 30 change of command ceremony on Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 13, 2023. U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long relinquished command to U.S. Space Force Col. Mark Shoemaker. U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen.

  • Gen. Raymond Visits the Hawk's Cove

    U.S. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, coins Mrs. Emily Dreiling, director of Diversity and Inclusion, at the Hawk’s Cove at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022. Raymond visited the Hawk’s Cove for the first time since it was created, where it is first

  • Readiness and Housing

    Vandenberg Space Force Base is one of 28 areas selected by the Department of Defense for a temporary increase in Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) starting October 2022. Vandenberg qualified for this raise because the average housing costs in the area have increased more than 20% over the current