A Vandenberg Air Force Base sergeant was found dead in his home on 11/26, and his death is under investigation, base officials said. The body of Staff Sgt. Ruben Orona, who was assigned to the 30th Space Wing, has been turned over to the Santa Barbara County Coroner’s Office. No other information on his death has been released. “Vandenberg AFB is grieving the loss of Sergeant Orona,” said Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander. “Each of our airmen is a vital part of our team. The loss of one is a loss for us all.”


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