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  • 9th Annual Veteran's Stand Down

    U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, talks with one of the volunteers of the Veteran’s Stand Down Day event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. Hundreds of volunteers gather each year for the four-hour event to provide goods and services to local veterans.
  • A Partner in Battle and a Furry Companion

    Nothing in this world can compare to the bond between humans and their animals. There is a special connection people have with their beloved animals that is wildly unique and can never be replicated. For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tejada, 30th Security Forces Squadron alpha flight sergeant, he had a connection that was stronger than most. Military Working Dog Sam and Tejada were an inseparable duo and had a bond no time or distance could ever break.
  • First Group of Space Force Recruiters Begin Training

    The first group of future U.S. Space Force recruiters attended a five day training course Aug. 9, 2021 to Aug. 13, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.
  • The Newest Branch to Receive CACs

    The 30th Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Flight is now issuing Common Access Cards or “CACs” at Vandenberg Space Force Base for Space Force members. “We work directly with AFPC right now since we are in the baby steps of the Space Force CAC roll out,” said 2nd Lt. Gabrielle Prentice, MPF Officer In Charge. “We make five cards per week until the full roll out starts hopefully in the next couple of months and we’re waiting on word to when that will happen.”
  • 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
  • Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th Birthday Bash

    Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, celebrates retired veteran Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th birthday in Orcutt, California, July 16, 2021. Daniels spent 22 years in service and witnessed many of the first missile launches while stationed at Vandenberg.
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • CFSCC captain conferred Sword of Honor

    An officer assigned to the Combined Force Space Component Command recently received a prestigious award that recognizes the most outstanding U.S. officer on exchange with the Royal Air Force. Captain Katie Broyles, an analysis branch chief in the CFSCC’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate, was one of two officers recognized with the 2020 Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation Sword of Honor at a gala event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, June 2, 2021.
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the underarm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • Department of the Air Force moves Physical Fitness Assessments to April 2021, removes waist measurement from composite score permanently

    To ensure social distancing practices remain in place during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to give Airmen and Space Professionals time to prepare, testing was delayed from October to January and is now further delayed to April.
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