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  • Preparing for Peak PCS Season -- TMO Provides Tips and Tricks for a Smooth Move

    For many military members, the summer season doesn’t just mean warmer weather and sun tans, it’s also the time where thousands of service members receive Permanent Change of Station orders.Feelings of excitement are often associated with receiving orders, as the allure of a new home and a new location is exciting to many. However, the checklist
  • 45th Space Wing hosts Cape Family Day 2018

    The 45th Space Wing hosted its second annual Cape Family Day April 21, 2018 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.More than 2,500 visitors made their way to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to observe various attractions, immerse themselves in the rich space culture and spend quality time with their loved ones.Despite the overcast skies and
  • 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.
  • 45th SW supports successful Atlas V launch of AFSPC-11 mission

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the AFSPC-11 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Apr. 14 at 7:14 p.m. ET. The successful launch of AFSPC-11 enables the opportunity for increased satellite communications capabilities for the
  • 24 RTA Graduates Join the Patrick AFB Resiliency Team

    Twenty four service members, civilians and key spouses graduated from the 45th Space Wing Resiliency Training Assistant (RTA) Course Mar. 22, 2018.RTA graduates provide unit-based resilience training to military and civilian personnel and their families. Furthermore, with Master Resiliency Trainers (MRTs) through professional military education,
  • In Memoriam – 45th Space Wing celebrates the life of Mr. Nicholas Byrnside

    The flag will be flown at half-staff Friday, March 30th in honor of Mr. Nicholas C. Byrnside, Chief, Safety Analysis, who passed away on March 19. He was 78 years old.For more than 50 years, Mr. Byrnside proudly served and supported the United States Navy and United States Air Force, where he had a tremendous impact on the United States space
  • It’s not a rental – 45th Space Wing warns against improper GMV usage

    Government Motor Vehicles are used abundantly throughout the military and especially here on Patrick Air Force Base, where Airmen make numerous trips back-and-forth to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.When operating a vehicle so frequently, it is easy to fall into bad habits. However, misusing a government motor vehicle can result in consequences
  • 45th Launch Group streamlines processes, optimizes mission assurance during organizational change

    The 5th Space Launch Squadron recently merged mission assurance operations with the 45th Launch Support Squadron (LCSS) to bring technical experts together under one organization and allow for the recently developed Falcon flight to meet future requirements.Prior to the merger, the members who worked on the United Launch Alliance Atlas and Delta
  • A trip down memory lane – 45th Space Wing visits with Honor Flight veterans

    Usually the Wickham Park Senior Center is filled with men and women playing bingo. However, at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, it was a very different picture as military members from the Space Coast area gathered to honor 25 local veterans embarking on an “Honor Flight” trip to Washington D.C. later that morning.Although everyone there is typically asleep
  • Citations to be issued for fishing violations on PAFB, CCAFS beginning April 1

    Beginning April 1, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will begin writing citations for illegal fishing practices, including those who violate the law on Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.Disobeying state fishing laws can result in criminal charges and even jail time, depending on the severity of the