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  • Keeping resilient during COVID-19

    Life for service members and their families can feel like a whirlwind at times. Hectic work schedules, deployments, temporary duty assignments, permanent change of stations, maintaining a work/life balance and upholding the standards of the Armed Forces are just a few of the things placed upon military members and their family’s shoulders. Though
  • 45th SW School Liaison office support for your military children during pandemic

    With the current state of the global COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children worldwide have left their, now temporarily-closed, schools to stay in the safety of their homes with their families. Our Airmen and their families have a crucial resource at their fingertips to keep their children utilizing their knowledge over the indefinite break from
  • AEHF-6 feet apart; 45th SW supports launch of first USSF rocket payload safely during pandemic

    In our current reality of self-quarantine, scarcely stocked grocery stores and temporarily closed establishments, one thing that cannot afford to be halted is the launch mission of the United States Space Force. On March 26, 2020, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, the 45th Space Wing and their mission partners safely and successfully launched
  • How Can You Prevent Stormwater Pollution?

    How Can You Prevent Stormwater Pollution?As Earth Day approaches, you may ask yourself what you can do to help. Since Patrick Air Force Base makes its home on the banks of the Banana River, those of us who live and work here can easily help prevent potential pollutants from reaching the river. Stormwater runoff is rainwater that does not seep into
  • Partners. Defenders. Airmen: A bond forged in 45th SFS

    There’s nothing moving in morning dark, only a stillness that’s interrupted by the odd buzz from the bugs under street lamps at the Military Working Dog Kennels. The silence is soon shattered as Staff Sgt. Kyle Pethtel, 45th Security Force Squadron MWD handler, whips into the parking lot and slams on his brakes under a street lamp. As he steps out
  • 45th CPTS Airman Awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Master Sgt. Racquel Farquharson, 45th Comptroller Squadron financial operations flight chief, was presented with the Bronze Star Medal, January 10, 2020, for meritorious achievement during her deployment.
  • 45th FSS set to dish out another victory

    For professional hockey players, it is the Stanley Cup. For professional soccer players, it is the World Cup. For professional golfers, it is the Green Jacket. For food service professionals at the Riverside Dining Facility, it is the John L. Hennessy Trophy. For an unprecedented eighth consecutive year, the 45th Force Support Squadron is a top
  • 45th OG, Detachment 3; Making Sure an Astronaut’s Worst Day Isn’t Their Last Day

    Only months away from the first planned crewed space flight from the Space Coast since 2011, the 45th Operations Group, Detachment 3, is working hard to refine its command and control processes in the event they are needed to rescue our astronauts. Det 3 is the only unit within the Department of Defense tasked to support contingency operations