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45th Force Support Squadron FSS looking to three-peat Eubank award
For the third straight year, the 45th Space Wing Force Support Squadron here is a finalist to compete for the prestigious Major General Eugene L. Eubank award for best small installation FSS.
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Officers and enlisted Airmen from the 45th Space Wing Mission Support Group pose for a photo during the ‘Lunch & Launch’ event, held Nov. 6 on the Eastern Range. The ‘Lunch & Launch’ program allowed company grade officers, noncommissioned officers and senior noncommissioned officers an opportunity to sit down, share a meal with leadership, and learn more from individuals outside their functional area they normally do not interact with. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz) 45th MSG Airmen experience Koreasat-5A launch up close during immersion program
Officers and enlisted Airmen from the 45th Space Wing Mission Support Group had the opportunity to network and see the end result of their day-to-day efforts during the ‘Lunch & Launch’ event, held Nov. 6 on the Eastern Range.The purpose of the ‘Lunch & Launch’ was to provide company grade officers, noncommissioned officers and senior
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Finance Evacuation Claims Assistance AFFSC prepares to process thousands of Irma vouchers
Air Force Financial Services Center officials anticipate processing 6,000-8,000 travel vouchers filed by Air Force members who evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma.
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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.
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The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 April 18, 2017, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 11:11 a.m. ET. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance) 45th Space Wing enables nation's space mission
Space launches may soon be an almost weekly sight on Florida's Space Coast. As the need for space lift grows globally, partnerships between the Air Force, other government agencies and the commercial space industry are enhancing the 45th Space Wing's vision of remaining the world's premier gateway to space.
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Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, U.S. Army, shares his passion about discovering the key elements of effective leadership May 11, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Hertling’s presentation was part of the 45th Force Support Squadron’s Leadership Speaker Series and provided resources to help individuals become successful leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel) 
Retired general shares key elements of effective leadership

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Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Alexander Hall, 45th Space Wing interim command chief, (right), promote Staff. Sgt. Johnny Chavez, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems craftsman, to the rank of technical sergeant as part of the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program, or STEP, May 9, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant, which occurs outside of a traditional promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel) A ‘STEP’ in the right direction

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U.S. Air Force Graphic by James Rainier Fitness Center upgrades, well worth the ‘weight’
The ‘heartbeat’ of Patrick AFB is now stronger. After more than 27 months of renovations and nine different construction phases, the base’s newly transformed fitness center is 100 percent operational.   “It was well worth the wait, and I am extremely pleased with the results,” Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander said. “The
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(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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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

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