Two 30th Space Wing officials hosted an all call presentation to address the future of space and local priorities Feb. 27 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Members from the 30th Vandenberg Air Force Base is one of the nation’s most important military and space installations, where unmanned test missiles and satellites are launched throughout the year. Turn left onto Purisima Road. VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Vandenberg Air Force Base is located northwest of Lompoc, California in what used to be Camp Cooke. "named in honor of 4-Star Air-Force General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (1899–1954),..." Military Base in Vandenberg Air Force Base… Vandenberg Air Force Base (IATA: VBG, ICAO: KVBG, FAA LID: VBG) is a United States Air Force Base located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) northwest of Lompoc, California.The installation falls under the jurisdiction of the 30th Space Wing, United States Space Force (USSF). See all 42 photos taken at Vandenberg Air Force Base by 1,135 visitors.