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45th Space Wing launched 5th Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 45th Space Wing carries out successful launch while Irma looms off coast
Less than one year after Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, took a hit from Hurricane Matthew, the Sharks once again found themselves in a similar situation with one major twist.  This time as Hurricane Irma barred down on the Florida coast Sept. 7, the 45th Space Wing had a launch to perform. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle was due for its first
0 9/09
2017
Writers from various publications listen to briefers and take notes during the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Magazine Day at Pentagon showcases Airmen, innovation
In the three years since its inception, the Air Force’s Magazine Day has cultivated relationships and strengthened interaction with media outlets to help spark future story ideas highlighting the innovation, courage and dedication of Airmen.
0 6/23
2017
John Faulkner, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron deputy, helped with the release of the Juvenile red-shouldered hawk Jan. 26, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The hawk was found near the Trident Basin Dec. 8, 2016, unable to fly and was then transported to the Florida Wildlife Hospital where they discovered he had two detached retinas.  The hawk was successfully rehabilitated and turned back over to the 45th Space Wing for release.  (Courtesy photo) 45th Space Wing helps protect hawk

0 2/08
2017
Tech. Sgt. Angel Santiago-Zapata briefs Chief Master Sgt. Brendan Criswell, Air Force Space Command command chief, Jan. 13, 2017, at Space Launch Complex-37 located on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Space Launch Complex-37 encapsulates Delta rockets while they are fitted with their designated payloads before they launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens) AFSPC command chief visits Patrick-Cape

0 1/19
2017
14th Air Force patch (U.S. Air Force graphic) Fourteenth Air Force commander unveils new intent, strategic plan
Early on in his second year as Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Lt. Gen. David Buck issued an updated Commander’s Strategic Intent and Strategic Plan.  The documents provide the commander’s guidance and intent for how 14th
0 11/16
2016
The Air Force Space & Missile History Center near the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station South Gate was renamed the Sands Space History Center during an official ceremony today in the history center’s main hall. Center renamed to honor General Sands
The Air Force Space & Missile History Center near the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station South Gate was renamed the Sands Space History Center during an official ceremony today in the history center’s main hall.   The 45th Space Wing and the Air Force Space & Missile Museum Foundation hosted the ceremony in honor of retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Harry
0 10/14
2016
The Honorable Deborah Lee James Secretary of the Air Force takes a group selfie with students and instructors from Airman Leadership School Sept. 9, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Her two-day stay included an all call, meeting with members of Patrick-Cape and its mission partners, and a visit to the Atlas Spacecraft Operations Center where she witnessed her first launch at the Eastern Range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) SecAF visits Space Coast for 2nd time
“It has been an incredible and busy seven days for you all at the 45th Space Wing,” said Secretary of the Air Force the Honorable Deborah Lee James during an all call held Sept. 9, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.  That statement was made in reference to the wing’s ability to transition from an emergency response effort after a static fire
0 9/09
2016
(U.S. Air Force Graphic by James Rainer/Released) 23 Patrick-Cape members promote in June
Congratulations to the following 23 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of June:                                                                                                                                        Airman:Valerie L. Reeves, Cyber Caps Squadron  Airman 1st Class:James C. Mccarty Jr, Tech Surv
0 6/01
2016
The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 JCSAT-14 launch May 6 at 1:21 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 40 here. JCSAT-14 is a communications satellite designed and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan.  The satellite is designed to provide TV programming and broadband services in Japan, Asia, Oceania, Russia and the Pacific region for at least 15 years, replacing an older satellite called JCSAT-2A. (Courtesy photo by SpaceX)
45th SW successfully launches Falcon 9 JCSAT-14
The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 JCSAT-14 launch May 6 at 1:21 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 here.JCSAT-14 is a communications satellite designed and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. The satellite is designed to provide TV programming and
0 5/06
2016
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