Vandenberg Air Force Base

(redirected from Camp Cooke)

Vandenberg Air Force Base,

U.S. military installation, 3,456 acres (1,399 hectares), SW Calif., near Lompoc; chief Pacific coast launch site for military satellites. Commercial satellites are launched from the base as well, and it is also a site for test-firing intercontinental ballistic missiles.
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IN March 1942 I was sent by rail to Camp Cooke, California, for training.
He was an Army Veteran of World War II and played semi-professional golf and baseball while stationed at Camp Cooke.
With over $45 million in contracts awarded since May of this year, the staff in this combat zone 20 kilometers north of Iraq has proven to be a critical logistics link in the enormous quality-of-life improvements and overall reconstruction efforts of Camp Cooke, Taji.