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Col. Steven Lang, commander of the 45th Launch Group presents Lt. Col. Waylon Mitchell, commander of the 45th Launch Support Squadron and the 5th Space Launch Squadron, with the 45th LCSS guidon May 31, 2018 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Mitchell assumed command from Lt. Col. Kathryn Cantu, and took on the role of dual-hatted commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe Thacker) 5th Space Launch Squadron commander assumes command of 45th Launch Support Squadron
Lt. Col. Waylon Mitchell, commander of the 5th Space Launch Squadron (SLS) assumes command of the 45th Launch Support Squadron (LCSS) May 31 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, accepting the command from Lt. Col. Kathryn Cantu.The change of command ceremony is one of many steps the 45th Space Wing is taking to revitalize the squadron. In time, the
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2018
Graphic by James Rainier. 36 Patrick-Cape members promote in May
Congratulations to all of our Team Patrick-Cape Airmen slated to promote in the month of May! You are all crucial to accomplishing our mission and we look forward to seeing more of your great work and contributions to our Air Force as you further your careers!SENIOR AIRMAN: Michael Godwin, 45th Security Forces SquadronSTAFF SERGEANT:Lauren Carosi,
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2018
The 45th Space Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith (left) and 920th Rescue Wing Commander Colonel Kurt A. Matthews, shake hands prior to tandem skydiving June 8, 2017, over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, to demonstrate their wing's commitment to mutual-support and shared resources in an unforgettable way after signing a new host-tenant support agreement. (U.S. Air Force photo / Matthew Jurgens) Patrick wings solidify partnership in epic way
Most business agreements are solidified over coffee and a handshake at a boardroom table, but joint mission partners here commemorated signing their host-tenant support agreement in a first-time epic fashion.Host base commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, 45th Space Wing, and tenant unit commander Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing, agreed to
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2017
Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, participates in a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station bike tour, emphasizing that fitness and a healthy lifestyle are essential to being a well-rounded Airman March 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Phil Sunkel) Pedals in motion

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2017
The 45th Medical Group hosted the annual Red Cross Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to recognize and honor Red Cross volunteers March 14, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Every eight minutes the American Red Cross brings help and hope to people in need. The 45th Space Wing has 139 Red Cross volunteers who have served the space wing community with more than 17,184 hours and 51,000 patient interactions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) Red Cross volunteers recognized, honored

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2017
(U.S. Air Force Graphic/Capt. Shawn Walleck) AF begins migrating email to cloud-based system in 2017
The dreaded “your mailbox is full” message is soon to be a thing of the past under a recent directive by the Air Force Space Command to realign resources to more critical priorities and outsourcing services like email. The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLMC) and Air Force Network Integration Center (AFNIC) partnered with industry under
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2017
The 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center February 19 at 9:39 a.m. ET. (Courtesy photo/SpaceX) 45th SW supports SpaceX’s CRS-10 launch
The 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center February 19 at 9:39 a.m. ET.  The U.S. Air Force has been breaking barriers since 1947 and with the successful demonstration of a new Autonomous Flight Safety
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2017
Col. Z. Walter Jackim, 45th Space Wing vice commander, (right), presents Aurora Hunter, with an award for placing second in the solo act preteen category for the 2016 Operations Talent Search at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Hunter was presented the award Sept. 21, 2106, during the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics classroom opening and Worldwide Day of Play. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) Patrick AFB celebrates Worldwide Day of Play, STEM event
Airmen and their families attended the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics classroom opening and Worldwide Day of Play Sept. 21, 2106, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The event included sports challenges, STEM activities, healthy cooking classes, dancing and more.      
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2016
Twenty-five service members, civilians and key spouses graduated from the 45th Space Wing Resiliency Training Assistant Course Sept. 22, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The 3-day course is taught by Master Resiliency Trainers, who provide expertise, guidance and structure to the Resiliency Program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) 25 RTAs graduate, enhance resilience program
Twenty-five service members, civilians and key spouses graduated from the 45th Space Wing Resiliency Training Assistant Course Sept. 22, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The 3-day course is taught by Master Resiliency Trainers, who provide expertise, guidance and structure to the Resiliency Program.   “These 25 members of our military family
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2016
The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 ABS/Eutelsat-2 launch June 15, 2016, at 10:29 a.m. ET from Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. A combined team of military, government civilians and contractors from across the 45th Space Wing supported the mission with weather forecasts, launch and range operations, security, safety and public affairs. The wing also provided its vast network of radar, telemetry and communications instrumentation to facilitate a safe launch on the Eastern Range. (Courtesy photo by SpaceX/Released) 45th Space Wing successfully launches Falcon 9 ABS/Eutelsat-2
 The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 ABS/Eutelsat-2 launch June 15, 2016, at 10:29 a.m. ET from Launch Complex 40 here.The Falcon 9 rocket is carrying the Eutelsat 117 West B and ABS 2A communications satellites. Eutelsat 117 West B will provide Latin America with video, data, government and mobile services
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2016
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