30th Space Wing Emblem  30th Space Wing

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, is headquarters for the 30th Space Wing. The 30th Space Wing manages Department of Defense space and missile testing, and places satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast, using expendable boosters (Delta II, Pegasus, Taurus, Minotaur, Atlas V and Delta IV). Wing personnel also support the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation program.