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  • SBIRS GEO Flight-4 arrives in Florida, prepares for January launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program completed a major program milestone on Oct. 31, 2017, successfully delivering a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite Flight-4 to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. “The delivery, launch, and successful operation of GEO Flight-4 will mark the fulfillment of the original
  • 19 Patrick-Cape members promote in November

    Congratulations to the following 19 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of November:  SENIOR AIRMAN: Joshua L. Amann, 45th Security Forces Squadron                                           Christian A. Bufford, TECH SURV SQJustin R. McEwen, TECH SUS SQRyan J. McKenna, 45th SFS                STAFF SERGEANT: Jorden
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  • 45th Space Wing brings Air Force revitalization initiative to Eastern Range

    CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.— Sparked by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s vision to revitalize squadrons, the 45th Space Wing held an inactivation ceremony of the 45th Range Management Squadron here, Oct. 6, 2017.While the inactivation ceremony marked the end of the RMS’s long and proud history, it also helped the 45th
  • Adjusted gate hours for Columbus Day weekend

    As Columbus Day approaches, Patrick AFB will change entry gate operating hours consistent with the direction of previous federal holidays. This change maximizes the number of defenders who can spend time with family and friends. Patrick AFB's East Gate will change operating hours beginning the evening of Friday, Oct. 6, and continue through the
  • From Tigers to Sharks, history comes full circle

    Frank Losonsky, a former crew chief with the World War II American Volunteer Group Flying Tigers, visited Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sept 21. As the last living member of the original Tigers, Losonskly, and his reunion group were on a quest to explore the connection between the Flying Tigers and the 45th Space Wing Sharks during their 76th
  • Air Force senior leaders thank Team Patrick-Cape for Irma recovery efforts

    The Under Secretary of the Air Force, Matthew Donovan, and the Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, thanked Airmen for their Hurricane Irma recovery efforts Sept. 20, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.  “We came here to thank Airmen for their selfless service to their nation during Hurricane Irma,” said Donovan. “We are
  • AFFSC prepares to process thousands of Irma vouchers

    Air Force Financial Services Center officials anticipate processing 6,000-8,000 travel vouchers filed by Air Force members who evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma.

    This morning at 9:15 a.m. I declared Hurricane Condition I (HURCON I) in preparation of Hurricane Irma. HURCON I indicates surface winds in excess of 58 mph could arrive within 12 hours.

    Team, I have declared Hurricane Condition II (HURCON II) as of 9:00 p.m. today. As we enter HURCON II, we continue to monitor Hurricane Irma's progress. HURCON II indicates surface winds in excess of 58 mph could arrive in the area of the base within 24 hours. It is imperative you continue taking care of each other and yourselves.