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45TH MISSION SUPPORT GROUP|
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45th Civil Engineer Squadron
(321) 494-4041/DSN 854-4041
Ready professionals -- focused on providing, protecting and maintaining quality facilities and support infrastructure, whether for assured access to space or in deployed environments.
The 45th CES is the largest squadron within the 45th Space Wing, overseeing more than 21,500 acres of land, at 14 operating locations -- including three airfields, seven launch complexes, and 1,500 homes.
Much like a public works department for a civilian city, the civil engineers assigned to the 45th CES maintain all utilities and facilities at Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral AFS, Jonathan Dickinson Military Tracking Annex, Malabar Annex, Ramey Solar Observatory, Puerto Rico, Antigua Air Station, West Indies, and Ascension Island.
Det 1, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Cape Public Affairs
(321) 494-5933/DSN 854-5933
Det 1, 45th Mission Support Group, otherwise known as the Cape Commander's office, is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. These responsibilities include monitoring multiple space launch support contracts with an estimated value in excess of $100 million dollars, as well as the management of facility repair/maintenance and utilization, and the security and environmental protection for the Cape. The commander of Det 1 exercises operational control over Mission Support Group personnel supporting Cape Canaveral AFS: security, civil engineering, contracting, and services.
The Cape Commander and staff are also the stewards of the Cape, having responsibility for assets which include over 16,000 acres, over 1500 facilities, 4.6 million square feet of office space, and nearly $600 million in real estate with a work force of 10,000 people. The Cape Commander and staff are stewards of the environment with responsibility for protecting the wildlife, both endangered and protected species, as well as the plant life.
Finally, the Cape Commander and his deputies serve as On-Scene Commander of Disaster Response Forces for all space launches and hazardous operations.
45th Force Services Squadron
(321) 494-2006/DSN 854-2006
Develop and sustain the force to deliver world class battlefield
superiority... today and tomorrow
45th Logistics Readiness Flight
(321) 494-5324/DSN 854-5324
The 45th Logistics Readiness Flight provides supply, fuel, transportation and deployment support to the 45th Space Wing as well as tenant organizations for Patrick Air Force, Cape Canaveral Air Station and down range sites (Antigua and Ascension Island). Our main mission is to provide support for combat capabilities through launch, range and expeditionary operations maintaining the highest possible state of logistic readiness.