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  • 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
  • Lightning Safety: What you need to know

    Lightning is the second leading source of weather-related deaths in Florida. Central Florida is considered the nation’s ‘Lightning Alley’ with the most lightning per square mile in the U.S. Our lightning season begins in late May and ends in September. In the past, lightning was the number one source of weather-related deaths in Florida. However,
  • 45th FSS wins 6 AF-level A1 awards

    The 45th Force Support Squadron earned six of the nine awards from the 2016 Air Force-Level A1 Awards. The 45th FSS award-winning Airmen and organizations include the following:  - Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award for Best Force Support Squadron (Small Unit) - Senior Master Sgt. Randolph Livingston III:   Gen. Billy Boles Mentorship Award- Airman
  • 45th LRS Change of Command

    Col. Matthew Wallace, 45th Mission Support Group commander, presents Maj. Dawn Baker, 45th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, with a guidon during a change of command ceremony June 6, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding official to
  • 27 Patrick-Cape members promote in June

    Congratulations to the following 27 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of June: AIRMAN 1st CLASS: Elijah E. Cantave, 45th Space Wing       Jordan M. King, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron                                           Jose J. Laureano Ruiz, 45th Security Forces Squadron                               
  • 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.
  • Adjusted gate hours for Memorial Day

    As Memorial Day approaches, Patrick Air Force Base will change entry gate operating hours consistent with the direction for previous federal holidays.  This change maximizes the number of defenders who can spend time with family and friends.  Patrick Air Force Base's East Gate will change operating hours beginning the evening of Thursday, May 25,
  • Wing, NOTU provide rare opportunity for families to tour CCAFS

    The 45th Space Wing and the Naval Ordnance Test United hosted Cape Family Day to showcase operations for Airmen and their families. More than 2,300 visitors received a rare opportunity and an insider's look at the World’s Premier Gateway to Space at the Cape.  Advertised as #CapeFamilyDay, the goal of the event was to show the military side of the
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