Lompoc military base

What city is Vandenberg Air Force Base?

Lompoc

Is Vandenberg AFB a good base?

Vandenberg AFB is just north of Lompoc, and makes a nice diversion if you can access the base . Whenever we travel the coast, we always stop on base for lunch at one of the quickie food outlets.

Can you visit Vandenberg Air Force Base?

Base personnel offer a once-per-month tour inside VAFB , but you must register at least 10 days in advance (US citizens) or 30 days in advance (non-US citizens). See the VAFB website for tour info and registration.…

Who is Vandenberg Air Force Base named after?

Gen Hoyt S. Vandenberg

What Air Force bases are there in California?

Air Force Bases Beale Air Force Base in Marysville, CA . Edwards Air Force Base in Edwards, CA . Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, CA . Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, CA . Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, CA . March Air Reserve Base Air Force in Riverside, CA . Mcclellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, CA .

Who was Vandenberg?

Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg (January 24, 1899 – April 2, 1954) was a United States Air Force general. He served as the second Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the second Director of Central Intelligence. Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California is named after him.

What is the closest city to Vandenberg AFB?

Lompoc

How far is Santa Maria from Vandenberg AFB?

Many people outside of the Central California Coast may be surprised to learn Vandenberg Air Force Base occupies a 150 square-mile area in the Santa Maria Valley, just 18 miles south of Santa Maria , California (150 miles northwest of Los Angeles).