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Default Air Force Logo Unscathed by Hurricane Felix, Patrick medics continue relief ops in Honduras
Barely affected by the landfall of Hurricane Felix this week, seven medics currently deployed to Honduras from the 45th Medical Group are continuing operations there.With the worst part of the storm missing their base at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, the seven medics from Patrick AFB are OK."We're spun up and ready to go to Nicaragua, if needed,"
0 9/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Multi-purpose sports field aids "Fit to Fight
Construction on a new multi-purpose sports field near the Riverside Dining Facility on Patrick is slated for completion in November.This state-of-the-art, regulation-size, multi-purpose field will be used for numerous activities such as football, soccer and "warfit" activities to aid in Patrick's "Fit to Fight" campaign.The project was designed by
0 9/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo 1st ROPS vital to all launches
When NASA, a private corporation, the National Reconnaissance Office or the Department of Defense wants to put something into orbit using the Air Force's Eastern Range, the personnel of the 1st Range Operations Squadron (1st ROPS) make it happen.The squadron, under the 45th Operations Group, plans and monitors launches across the
0 8/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo Elite training unit visits Patrick
Twenty-five students representing seven Air Force Honor Guard units honed their skills this week at Patrick AFB due to training by an elite team.The three-man instructor team from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, headquartered at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., arrived at Patrick Aug. 19 for the nine-day course in proper honor guard
0 8/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo Sharks keep up the pace
The 45th Space Wing is abuzz with preparations of launch vehicles and space craft for an anticipated busy fall launch schedule. Among these missions are the launch of an Atlas V carrying the first of a new generation of military communications satellite, two Delta II rockets, one carrying a NASA probe and the other a navigation satellite, and the
0 8/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Kids get up-close look at parents' jobs
You'd never think 40 kids could have fun in a building without windows, but such was the case inside the Range Operations Control Center recently during the 1st Range Operations Squadron's family day. Members from about 20 different families of 1st ROPS Airmen converged at the ROCC for an afternoon of family fun, fellowship and learning. All of the
0 8/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Briefs
Boy Scouts seek members Patrick AFB Boy Scout Troop 326 is looking for children between the ages of 11 and 16 to join. The troop meets Mondays from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the South Chapel Annex in the Pelican Coast Housing area. Contact Scoutmaster Bob Bryan at 254-7101 or visit the Web site at www.bsatroops.org/fl/t326/index.htm. A&FRC classes The
0 8/23
2007
Members of the 45th Space Wing follow launch procedures during an integrated crew exercise, or ICE, on Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The ICE tests personnel practices, anomaly resolution procedures and team communications. This is the final step in preparation for an April 20 launch that will carry a commercial satellite into orbit using an Atlas launch vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Jack Braden)
Home station warriors accomplish mission in absence of deployed teammates
Many might believe that a space launch wing might not be actively engaged in deploying Airmen for America's Global War on Terror, but such is not the case for the 45th Space Wing.With more than 150 troops deployed in support of the war, the 45th Space Wing is not only provided highly-trained Airmen in theater, but is proving its capability and
0 8/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Sharks watching STS-118 closely
Before, during and after Space Shuttle Endeavour thundered from Kennedy Space Station Aug. 8 on a trek to the International Space Station, several elements of the 45th Space Wing busily supported the mission. "The U.S. Air Force is pleased and proud to support our mission partners at NASA on this, another important mission to the station. Go
0 8/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo AF Ball commemorates 60th anniversary
The Space Coast Community is invited to join Airmen from Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral AFS to celebrate the Air Force's 60th Anniversary at the annual Air Force Ball, Sept. 22 at the Radisson at the Port in Port Canaveral. The guest speaker is Space Development and Test Wing Commander Col. Kevin McLaughlin. The master of ceremonies is Col. Mark
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2007
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