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A sensation! An innovation! All ladies! All ladies! Grand inaugural tour of America of the famed European sensational attraction, Lilly Clay's Company of Ladies Only the only real novelty Garden of Eden : an Adamless Eden.

A sensation! An innovation! All ladies! All ladies! Grand inaugural to...

Created by "Metropolitan Job Print, 38 Vesey Street, New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

American Red Cross - Uniforms - This is the nurses' uniform that wounded soldiers know best - the gray cotton crepe working uniform of the Red Cross Army and Navy Nurse, which makes its wearer "the best dressed woman in the world". Gray is an innovation used abroad made necessary by the laundry problem in France. The Red Cross brassard is worn only by nurses serving directly under the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Uniforms - This is the nurses' uniform that wound...

Photographer: Joel Feder American Red Cross - Uniforms

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Hot drinks always ready Red Cross innovation. Among the many other things the Red Cross is doing to make soldiers and sailors more comfortable is the providing of hot drinks at all times at embarkation and debarkation points, railroad junctions, etc. The Perambulator Cafe which can carry hot coffee, tea, , cocoa, and consomme makes this possible. This perambulator is seeing service in Great Britain

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Hot drinks always ready Red Cross ...

Photographer: Bain News Service American Red Cross - Refreshments

The Redstone Scientific Information Center, part of

The Redstone Scientific Information Center, part of

The Redstone Scientific Information Center, part of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center, has been operational since 1962. Its catalog includes materials of historical... More

LT. COL. Ellsworth cuts the ceremonial cake making the integration of the Quality Air Force Office, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and the AETC Management Engineering Flight into the new Quality and Management Innovation Flight

LT. COL. Ellsworth cuts the ceremonial cake making the integration of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Randolph Air Force Base State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Javier Garcia Release Status: Released ... More

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives. Seated at the table, from left to right, are Timothy Oppelt, director, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Heenan, assistant manager of environmental management, Savannah River Site, U.S. Department of Energy; Col. James Heald, Vice Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force; Gerald Boyd, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; James Fiore, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Environmental Restoration, Department of Energy; Brig. Gen. Randall R. Starbuck, Commander 45th Space Wing, U.S. Air Force; Roy Bridges Jr., director of John F. Kennedy Space Center; Walter Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director, Technology Innovation Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the agencies have formed a consortium and are participating in a comparative study of three innovative techniques to be used in cleaning a contaminated area of Launch Complex 34. The study will be used to help improve groundwater cleanup processes nationally KSC-99pp0391

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum o...

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives. Seated a... More

Walter W. Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director of Technology Innovation Office for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, addresses representatives from Kennedy Space Center, the 45th Space Wing, and various federal environmental agencies gathered to attend a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing, taking place at the site of Launch Complex 34. The MOA formalizes the cooperative efforts of the federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives. NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the agencies have formed a consortium and are participating in a comparative study of three innovative techniques to be used in cleaning a contaminated area of Launch Complex 34. The study will be used to help improve groundwater cleanup processes nationally. Other attendees included Timothy Oppelt, director, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Heenan, assistant manager of environmental management, Savannah River Site, U.S. Department of Energy; Col. James Heald, Vice Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force; Gerald Boyd, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; James Fiore, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Environmental Restoration, Department of Energy; Brig. Gen. Randall R. Starbuck, Commander 45th Space Wing, U.S. Air Force; and Roy Bridges Jr., director of John F. Kennedy Space Center KSC-99pp0389

Walter W. Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director of Technology Innovation Offic...

Walter W. Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director of Technology Innovation Office for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, addresses representatives from Kennedy Space Center, the 45th Space Wing, and various federa... More

Key participants in the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives, gather on top of the block house at Launch Complex 34. Motioning at right is Skip Chamberlain, program manager, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy. Others on the tour include Timothy Oppelt, director, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Heenan, assistant manager of environmental management, Savannah River Site, U.S. Department of Energy; Col. James Heald, Vice Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force; Gerald Boyd, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; James Fiore, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Environmental Restoration, Department of Energy; Brig. Gen. Randall R. Starbuck, Commander 45th Space Wing, U.S. Air Force; Roy Bridges Jr., director of John F. Kennedy Space Center; Walter Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director, Technology Innovation Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the agencies have formed a consortium and are participating in a comparative study of three innovative techniques to be used in cleaning a contaminated area of Launch Complex 34. The study will be used to help improve groundwater cleanup processes nationally KSC-99pp0392

Key participants in the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement, formaliz...

Key participants in the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives, gather on top of the block ho... More

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives. Seated from left to right are Timothy Oppelt, director, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Heenan, assistant manager of environmental management, Savannah River Site, U.S. Department of Energy; Col. James Heald, Vice Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force; Gerald Boyd, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; James Fiore, acting deputy assistant secretary, Office of Environmental Restoration, Department of Energy; Brig. Gen. Randall R. Starbuck, Commander 45th Space Wing, U.S. Air Force; Roy Bridges Jr., director of John F. Kennedy Space Center; Walter Kovalick Jr., Ph.D., director, Technology Innovation Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the agencies have formed a consortium and are participating in a comparative study of three innovative techniques to be used in cleaning a contaminated area of Launch Complex 34. The study will be used to help improve groundwater cleanup processes nationally KSC-99pp0390

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum o...

On the site of Launch Complex 34, key participants sign a Memorandum of Agreement, formalizing cooperative efforts of NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and federal agencies in ground-water cleanup initiatives. Seated f... More

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Innovation Award winner

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NPS computer science graduate Lt. Brendan Geoghegan demonstrates the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted display he used as a tool to determine the viability of a novel operational view of the bridge ... More

The Honorable Richard Danzig, Secretary of the Navy, gives his keynote speech at the Red Herring annual innovation conference, in Carlsbad, California

The Honorable Richard Danzig, Secretary of the Navy, gives his keynote...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Carlsbad State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Dolores L. Parlato, USN Release Status: Relea... More

The Honorable Richard Danzig, Secretary of the Navy, at the Red Herring annual innovation conference, in Carlsbad, California

The Honorable Richard Danzig, Secretary of the Navy, at the Red Herrin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Carlsbad State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Dolores L. Parlato, USN Release Status: Relea... More

Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, 30th Space Wing commander, greets STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as Iron Mike, mascot for the 21st Space Wing Knights of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, as he and his unit arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all...

Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, 30th Space Wing commander, greets STAFF S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, 30th Space Wing commander, greets STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as Iron Mike, mascot for the... More

Major General (MGEN) Judd Blaisdell, USAF, (left), Air STAFF, MGEN Tim McMahon, USAF, 20th AF/CC, and Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, (right), 30th SW/CC greet GUARDIAN CHALLENGE competitors from the 50th Space Wing (SW). GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Major General (MGEN) Judd Blaisdell, USAF, (left), Air STAFF, MGEN Tim...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AFSPC Scene Camera Operator:... More

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardis, USAF, mascot for the Frontiersmen of the 341st SW (Space Wing) from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, leads the way for the team at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardis, USAF, mascot for the Frontiersmen of the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Major General Judd Blaisdell, USAF, competition judge for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, greets competitors from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, greets his teammates as they arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Major General Judd Blaisdell, USAF, competition judge for GUARDIAN CHA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

AIRMAN First Class Jessica Ramos, USAF, still photographer, 30th Communication Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, documents an honor guard detail performing at the arrival ceremony for the competitors of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

AIRMAN First Class Jessica Ramos, USAF, still photographer, 30th Commu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardi, USAF, (right), mascot for the Frontiersmen of the 341st SW (Space Wing) from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, gives a high five to his arriving teammates as they arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the nds warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the...

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardi, USAF, (right), mascot for the Frontiersmen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardi, USAF, (right), mascot for the Frontiersmen of the 341st SW (Space Wing) from Malmstrom Air Force Bas... More

STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as Iron Mike, mascot for the 21st Space Wing Knights of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, amidst a cordon of honor guard, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as Iron Mike, mascot for the 21st...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

The Knights of the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

The Knights of the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as mascot Iron Mike, leads the Knights of the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, in a rally cheer as the Knights arrive at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

STAFF Sergeant Barton Bosarge, USAF, as mascot Iron Mike, leads the Kn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard perform at the arrival ceremony for competitors in GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard perform at the arrival ceremony ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

SENIOR leadership from the Air Force Space Command and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, greet competitors from the 341st Space Wing, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, as they arrive for the GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 competition. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

SENIOR leadership from the Air Force Space Command and Vandenberg Air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardis, USAF, mascot for the 341st SW (Space Wing) Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, Frontiersmen, is greeted by Major General H. J. "Mitch" Mitchell, USAF, AFSPC/DO, Director of Operations, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, as the Frontiersmen arrive for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens...

STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardis, USAF, mascot for the 341st SW (Space Wing...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: STAFF Sergeant Rusty Mardis, USAF, mascot for the 341st SW (Space Wing) Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, Frontiersmen, is gree... More

STAFF Sergeant Michael McAfee, USAF, (left) an Lieutenant Colonel Alvin Kemmet, USAF, 21st Space Wing "Knights" from Peterson Air Force Base, Colorao, congratulate SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (back to camera), upon completion of the chef marksmanship competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vanenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the worl's premier space an missile competition, is a four-ay event hoste annually at Vanenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best an emonstrate the commans warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves reainess an combat capabilities through preparation, innovation an sharing; enhances esprit...

STAFF Sergeant Michael McAfee, USAF, (left) an Lieutenant Colonel Alvi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: STAFF Sergeant Michael McAfee, USAF, (left) and Lieutenant Colonel Alvin Kemmet, USAF, 21st Space Wing "Knights" from Peterson A... More

Californias Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing's mascot, "Hawkman," stares-down "Snark" the Shark, mascot from Floridas Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing, during the opening ceremonies of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Californias Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing's mascot, "Hawkm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

AIRMAN First Class Joshua E. Stahl, USAF, (rear), and Lieutenant Mark Douglas II, USAF, of the 341st Security Forces, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, team wait to proceed to a bunker to begin the marksmanship event of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. Both are carrying Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifles. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and le competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all...

AIRMAN First Class Joshua E. Stahl, USAF, (rear), and Lieutenant Mark ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class Joshua E. Stahl, USAF, (rear), and Lieutenant Mark Douglas II, USAF, of the 341st Security Forces, Malmstrom ... More

Rudolfo Fernandez conductor of the Lompoc Pops Orchestra leads the orchestra in a rendition of the theme from the movie "2001 A Space Odyssey" during the GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 opening ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Rudolfo Fernandez conductor of the Lompoc Pops Orchestra leads the orc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

The 341st Security Forces, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, team prepares for the marksmanship event by loading their Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 magazines. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

The 341st Security Forces, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, team pre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing competitors cheer during the early morning opening ceremonies for the Air Force Space Command, Space and Missile Competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing competitors cheer during the e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Snior AIRMAN (SRA) Laura M. Puza, USAF, Chf from Minot Air Forc Bas, North Dakota, prpars to load hr Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifl during th Chf Marksmanship vnt at Vandnbrg Air Forc Bas. As part of th Chfs Comptition, SRA Puza, has to prpar mals for 50 popl, thn fir 30 rounds with th M16 from various positions and targts. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, th world's prmir spac and missil comptition, is a four-day vnt hostd annually at Vandnbrg AFB, CA "to rcogniz th bst and dmonstrat th commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE crats comptition-tough crws; improvs radinss and combat capabilitis through prparation, innovation and sharing; nhancs...

Snior AIRMAN (SRA) Laura M. Puza, USAF, Chf from Minot Air Forc Bas, N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Laura M. Puza, USAF, Chef from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, prepares to load her Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 r... More

First Lieutenant Jerry Zeitler, USAF, Deputy Commander of Crew 264 ICBM Operations, 91 Space Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, simulates punching in launch codes during ICBM Ops event at Vandenberg Air Force Base, during GUARDIAN CHALLENGE. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

First Lieutenant Jerry Zeitler, USAF, Deputy Commander of Crew 264 ICB...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Technical Sergeant Dal Lent, USAF, 92nd Security Forces Squadron, signals an "op-four" (bad-guys) team member during the security forces tactics competition. He is wearing MILES (Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System) gear as headgear. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Technical Sergeant Dal Lent, USAF, 92nd Security Forces Squadron, sign...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Lieutenant Colonel Joe Hogler, USAF, 30th Range Squadron, and 30th Space Wing mascot, "Hawkman" greet the competitors from the 30th Security Forces Squadron during the security force tactics competition. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Lieutenant Colonel Joe Hogler, USAF, 30th Range Squadron, and 30th Spa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Marilyn Machay, USAF, (left), and AIRMAN First Class Deanna Howell, USAF, missile chefs from the 90th Space Wing, F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, compete as a team for the Best Chef title at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

SENIOR AIRMAN Marilyn Machay, USAF, (left), and AIRMAN First Class Dea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Schriever Air Force Base, Colorados 310th Space Group "Bombardiers" cheers on team members during the GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 opening ceremonies at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Schriever Air Force Base, Colorados 310th Space Group "Bombardiers" ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Technic Sergeant Ward, 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Cifornia, firing range instructor, briefs the 341st Space Wing, Mmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, security forces team on the marksmanship event requirements. The team have their Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifles and magazines ready. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annuly at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across...

Technic Sergeant Ward, 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Cif...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Technical Sergeant Ward, 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, firing range instructor, briefs the 341st Space... More

Californias Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing's mascot, "Hawkman," watches as a rival teams entrance to the hangar during the opening ceremonies of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Californias Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing's mascot, "Hawkm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left front), and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, (right), from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force, Colorado, pressurize the M2A Burner unit at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, during a lull in the chef safety competition for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork...

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left front), and AIRMAN First Class ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left front), and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, (right), from the 21st Space Wing, Pe... More

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wings mascot "Snark" rallies his team during the early morning opening ceremonies for the Air Force Space Command, space and missile competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. "Snark" is nicknamed after the SNARK missiles launched from Cape Canaveral. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission...

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wings mascot "Snark" rallies his te...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wings mascot "Snark" rallies his team during the early morning opening ceremonies for the Air... More

Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, 30th Space Wing Commander, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and his wife, Candi, wait for the opening ceremonies of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 to begin. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command." (SUBSTANDARD)

Colonel Steve Lanning, USAF, 30th Space Wing Commander, Vandenberg Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Patrick Air Force Base, Floridas 45th Space Wing's mascot "Sharky," cheers on his team members during the GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 opening ceremonies at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Patrick Air Force Base, Floridas 45th Space Wing's mascot "Sharky," ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, military chef competitor from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, confirms an instruction while adjusting am M2A burner unit for an M59 field range, during the chef safety competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork...

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, military chef competitor from the 21s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, military chef competitor from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, confirms ... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Irvin Osores, USAF, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, security forces team member, adjusts his Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifles sights at the firing range during the marksmanship portion for the Air Force Space Command GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, Space and Missile Competition. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and sile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all...

SENIOR AIRMAN Irvin Osores, USAF, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Irvin Osores, USAF, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, security forces team member, adjusts his Col... More

Mascot, "Snark the Shark" from the 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base Florida, takes over for conductor, Rudolfo Fernandezs Lompoc POP's Orchestra, during opening ceremonies for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Mascot, "Snark the Shark" from the 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Colonel Mark Owen, USAF, (in flightsuit), commander of the 30th Operations Group, sits with the "home-team", Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, 30th Space Wing Red-Tail Hawks, at the opening ceremonies of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Colonel Mark Owen, USAF, (in flightsuit), commander of the 30th Operat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Technical Sergeant Richard B. Greer USAF, 91 Space Wing's Facility Maintenance Team (FMT), Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, checks his equipment in preparation for the FMT evaluation at Vandenberg Air Force Base during GUARDIAN CHALLENGE. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Technical Sergeant Richard B. Greer USAF, 91 Space Wing's Facility Mai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, 21st Space Wing chef from Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, pressurizes M2A burner unit as his teammate SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, checks air pressure gage, during chef safety competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize best and demonstrate commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengns teamwork across all mission areas in...

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, 21st Space Wing chef from Pete...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, 21st Space Wing chef from Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, pressurizes the M2A burner ... More

Sior AIRMAN Vinct G. Ouchana, USAF, (right) with a Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle with an M203 40 mm grade launcher attached, and AIRMAN First Class Ryan S. Overcash, USAF, with a Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle, 341st Security Forces, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. The team races toward a bunker to begin the marksmanship evt of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day evt hosted annually at Vandberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing;...

Sior AIRMAN Vinct G. Ouchana, USAF, (right) with a Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Vincent G. Ouchana, USAF, (right) with a Colt 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle with an M203 40 mm grenade launcher attached, an... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, military chefs from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, fire their Colt 5.56 mm M16A2s during the chef marksmanship competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork...

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, military chefs from the 21st Space Wing, Pet... More

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing security forces, Airm First Class (A1C) Jason Rodriguez, SENIOR Airm Irvin Osores, A1C Dustin Guiducci d SENIOR MASTER Serget Jerry Delebreau, run to their next target, in the marksmship phase of the Air Force Space Commd GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, Space d Missile Competition. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space d missile competition, is a four-day event hosted nually at Vdenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best d demonstrate the commds warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness d combat capabilities through preparation, innovation d sharing; enhces esprit de corps...

Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing security forces, Airm First Cl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Patrick Air Force Base, 45th Space Wing security forces, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Jason Rodriguez, SENIOR AIRMAN Irvin Osores, A... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, chefs from the 21st Spe Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, fill the M2A burner unit of the M-59 field range during the chef safety competition of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier spe and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork...

SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Rene Marvel, USAF, (left) and AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, chefs from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air... More

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, (right), chef competitor from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, adjusts the flame on an M2A burner unit as evaluator MASTER Sergeant John Fitzgerald, USAF, observes the process. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 kicks off at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and...

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, (right), chef competitor from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, (right), chef competitor from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, ad... More

Chief Master Sergeant Lee Huntoon, USAF, (left), Air Force Space Command's Chief of Food and Lodging Services, briefs Senior Airman Marilyn Machay, USAF, 90th Space Wing missile chef, on what to expect in their food preparation evaluation at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Chief Master Sergeant Lee Huntoon, USAF, (left), Air Force Space Comma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Major General Howard J Mitchell, USAF, AFSPC (Air Force Space Command) Director of Operations speaks at the GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 01 opening ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Major General Howard J Mitchell, USAF, AFSPC (Air Force Space Command)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Members of the 21st Space Wing "Knights," Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, enjoy a moment of camaraderie, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, during a lull in the chef safety competition for GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Members of the 21st Space Wing "Knights," Peterson Air Force Base, Col...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Security force troops from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, fire their weapons during the marksmanship competition of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Security force troops from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Bas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 01 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene M... More

Technical Sergeant Timothy Winfree, USAF, 21st Space Wing "Knights" of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, leads his fellow security forces teammates down the congratulatory gauntlet after completing the tactics competition of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and sile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all...

Technical Sergeant Timothy Winfree, USAF, 21st Space Wing "Knights" of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Technical Sergeant Timothy Winfree, USAF, 21st Space Wing "Knights" of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, leads his fellow secur... More

SENIOR AIRMAN Douglas James, USAF, Security Forces member representing 310th Space Group "Bombardiers," Schreiver Air Force Base, Colorado, evaluated on firearm marksmanship. He and his teammates are peting for the best Security Forces Team in GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile petition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the mands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates petition-tough crews; improves readiness and bat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the...

SENIOR AIRMAN Douglas James, USAF, Security Forces member representing...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Douglas James, USAF, Security Forces member representing 310th Space Group "Bombardiers," Schreiver Air Force Base... More

Security Force participants, from the 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, race to the next target while competing in the marksmanship competition at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001. The airmen are carrying Colt 5.56 mm M16As with the lead airman carrying a 40 mm M203 grenade launcher attached to his weapon. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and...

Security Force participants, from the 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Security Force participants, from the 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, race to the next target while comp... More

Security forces troops from 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, hustle their way to the firing range during the marksmanship competition of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Security forces troops from 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Majo... More

Security force troops from 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, prepare to aim for a satellite dish target during the marksmanship competition of GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command."

Security force troops from 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 01 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene M... More

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, chef, 21st Space Wing, Person Air Force Base, Colorado, uses a scale to carefully measure ingredients as evaluator Masr Sergeant John Fitzgerald, USAF, watches, during the Chef Food Preparation event at GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosd annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstra the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creas competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens...

AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, chef, 21st Space Wing, Person ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class Frank Collins, USAF, chef, 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, uses a scale to carefully meas... More