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 “…I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." Some service members recite the oath of enlistment with the plan to fulfil one contract and separate, while others raise their right hand with the
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Approximately 150 service members gather to carry an American flag to the infield of Daytona International Speeway's racetrack for an unfurl during the National Anthem July 7, in Daytona Beach, Fla. The unfurl was part of the pre-race ceremonies for the Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe Thacker) Airmen from 45th Space Wing, service members unfurl flag at Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400
Over 100 service members gathered at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Fla., July 7, 2018, for a flag unfurling before the night’s race, the Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400.Airmen from both Patrick and Moody Air Force Bases, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen took to the infield to unfurl a football field-sized American flag
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Duke Scales, a volunteer in the Space Coast Honor Flight program, plays morning reveille for all in attendance May 26, 2018 at the Wickham Park Senior Center in Melbourne, Fla. Veterans who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War gathered at the senior center to fly to Washington D.C. and visit war memorials dedicated to the sacrifices they made, along with their fellow service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe Thacker) Stand proud, tell your stories – 45th Space Wing spends time with Honor Flight veterans

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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
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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
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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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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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(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
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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
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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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