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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
Default Air Force Logo Zika Virus 2017, what you need to know
As mosquito season ramps up this summer, we want to provide you with information to keep you and your family safe. Mosquitos have the ability to transmit the Zika virus and the following are the latest facts.  To date there have been no cases of local transmission of the Zika Virus in Brevard County or the 45th Space Wing. Although there have been
0 6/30
2017
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
0 6/19
2017
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.
0 5/18
2017
(From left to right) Thomas Self, Senator Marco Rubio’s regional director for the Central Florida region; Col. Burton Catledge, 45th Operations Group commander; Barbara Arthur, Senator Bill Nelson’s regional director; Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander; Rob Medina, Congressman Bill Posey’s director of community and military relations; and Lt. Col. Landon Raby, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District deputy commander, dig in during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Range Communications Facility March 16, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The new $18.6 million facility is slated to be a 32,314-square-foot facility, replacing the former XY building and is scheduled for completion in 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)   $18.6 million project begins on Cape
The 45th Space Wing’s communication capabilities took a giant step forward with the groundbreaking of the new Range Communications Facility March 16, 2017.  A ceremony was held to signify the start of construction for the Eastern Range’s $18.6 million project, which will replace the former XY communications building, and serve as the new work
0 3/27
2017
Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, and Senior Airman Miller Swanson, 45th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, (left), checks identification cards March 8, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Raymond took an active interest in getting an up close look at the installation force protection processes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)  Wing transforms, command takes notice
Airman Jordan King, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, was standing tall, ready for his room inspection in a newly renovated dormitory, when what happened next caught him by complete surprise. Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, walked through the door to conduct an inspection. “Your room looks outstanding,” Raymond
0 3/21
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
0 2/19
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
Default Air Force Logo Epic Airmen
This video highlights the Epic Airmen of the 45th Space Wing and their commitment to our mission of delivering assured space launch, range and combat capabilities for the nation.
0 12/28
2016
The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET. (Courtesy photo by ULA) 45th SW supports successful Atlas V GOES-R launch
The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET. Once in geostationary orbit, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-R weather and environmental
0 11/19
2016
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