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Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial

 
 
Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 30, 2020
1. Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial
Inscription.  A grateful community and nation recognizes and honors the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg Air Force Base and the men and women who have dedicated their lives to serve and protect our great nation and the freedoms we enjoy

 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 34° 56.833′ N, 120° 26.031′ W. Marker is in Santa Maria, California, in Santa Barbara County. Memorial is at the intersection of South McClelland Street and West Boone Street, on the right when traveling north on South McClelland Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria CA 93454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Maria Valley War on Terrorism Memorial (here, next to this marker); Santa Maria Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Santa Maria Valley Cold War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); John Edward Smith Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The American Woman Veteran
Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 30, 2020
2. Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial - wide view
(a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Maria.
 
Also see . . .  30th Space Wing (Wikipedia). "The 30th Space Wing (30 SW) is a United States Space Force space launch wing. The 30th Space Wing is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The 30th Space Wing is responsible for all space launch operations from the west coast, which includes all polar launches. It manages the Western Range and launch activities for the Space Force, Department of Defense, NASA, and other private space corporations. The 30th Space Wing also supports test and evaluation launches of the U.S. Air Force's intercontinental ballistic missile force." (Submitted on December 2, 2020.) 
 
Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial - wider view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 29, 2020
3. Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial - wider view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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