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  • Members of Vandenberg Welcome Home Veterans at Santa Maria Airport

    WWII, Korea and Vietnam veterans of the California Central Coast Coastal Honor Flight are cheered on by attendees as walk through the Santa Maria Airport in Santa Maria, Calif., April 26, 2023. More than 1,000 attendees showed up to support the event including family members, friends, military

  • Armed Forces Luncheon at the American Legion

    Lt. Col. Joshua Killian, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, speaks to the Veterans, Airmen and Guardians in attendance at the Armed Forces luncheon Dec. 17, 2022 at Guadalupe, Calif. The city name honors Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is the Catholic title given to the Virgin Mary.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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”