Two U.S. senators and a congressman from California have called for military officials to consider Vandenberg Air Force Base as a top candidate for a new space readiness and training unit after rejecting the base for U.S. Space Command headquarters.
Vandenberg Air Force Base has been cut from the newest list of finalists in the competition to become headquarters of the U.S. Space Command, …
The bid to bring the command to VAFB was formally submitted Wednesday to the Air Force. It was supported by REACH, an economic impact organization that focuses on the Central Coast, as well as several elected officials, including Gov. Gavin Newsom; Sen. Kamala Harris, who is also the Democratic nominee for vice president; Sen. Dianne Feinstein; Congressman Salud Carbajal; and Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham.
During a “State of the Base” webinar on Thursday, 30th Space Wing Commander Col. Anthony Mastalir expressed a great deal of excitement, as well as a good bit of uncertainty, for what is expected to be the most transformative period in the installation’s history.
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