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  • Budding artists kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Family Advocacy with the help of the Patrick Youth Center sponsored a poster contest to kick off April's Child Abuse Prevention Month at the Youth Center in Pelican Coast Housing.Thirty-eight children ages 5-13 participated in the contest to see who could best depict the idea of keeping children safe.The judges for the contest were 45th Space Wing
  • Patrick commissary ranked Number One

    For the first time in its history, the Patrick Air Force Base Commissary beat out 98 other stores and was selected No. 1 in the Defense Commissary Agency's Eastern Region in the "Super Store" division."We're thrilled and honored; this is a tremendous thing for our store and it speaks volumes about the quality of people we have working here," said
  • Wing Safety Office wins multiple awards

    The 45th Space Wing Safety Office has been recognized by Air Force Space Command and the Air Force for their exemplary performance during the past year.The office received the Air Force Chief of Safety Outstanding Achievement Award for Ground Safety, while Air Force Space Command honored three individuals with Awards of Distinction for Safety.This
  • 2008 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign a resounding success

    The 2008 Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign, "Commitment to Caring", concluded today here and at Cape Canaveral. The campaign, which kicked off Feb. 11 was a resounding success. The goal for this year's six-week campaign was $39,579 with 100 percent contact of all assigned Air Force personnel. The community really stepped up and exceeded the
  • Delta II launches flawlessly

    The U.S. Air Force successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Delta II booster carrying the sixth modernized NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite into space Saturday at 2:10 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 17A here.The satellite will join the constellation of on-orbit satellites providing global coverage and increased performance of
  • Captain wins 14th Air Force award

    The awards keep rolling into the 45th Space Wing.Recently the 14th Air Force awarded the Gen. Charles Horner award to Capt. Davina Fallaw of the 5th Space Launch Squadron.In the words of Operations Officer Lt. Col. Kent Nickle, this award is meant to "recognize the accomplishments of people who display professionalism, leadership, integrity,
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  • 45th Space Wing Supports NASA's Successful Launch of Space Shuttle

    With support from the U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing, Space Shuttle Endeavour blasted off safely from Kennedy Space Center today at 2:28 a.m. (EDT), starting NASA's 25th mission to the International Space Station. The 45th SW's support included providing weather forecasts, helping organize and train DoD contingency response forces and assuring a
  • Sharks prepare Delta II for launch

    A Delta II rocket is scheduled to lift off March 15 from Cape Canaveral carrying a GPS satellite.Before that launch takes place, however, several tasks needed to be completed. That is where maintenance engineering personnel (MEP) such as Tech. Sgt. Thomas Randall of the 1st Space Launch Squadron come in.As an MEP, Sergeant Thomas oversees the
  • 14th Air Force winner has 'best job in the Air Force

    He readily admits he has the best job in the Air Force."What? Are you kidding me? I get paid to blow stuff up," said Master Sgt. George Price, Jr, flashing his million-dollar smile."Is there anything cooler than that?"Sergeant Price, who recently was named the 14th Air Force Senior NCO of the Year, is the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive