• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-05-06
  • Description
  • 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 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 fo... more
    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 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 mission areas in the command." Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE 2001 Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AFSPC Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jennifer C. Wallis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted