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  • Three Sharks to compete in marathon

    Three athletes from Patrick are lacing up their sneakers to participate in the 11th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This year's marathon events include the marathon, a wheelchair marathon, a four-person relay and a half marathon. All three of the athletes, assigned to the 45th Space Wing Staff Judge
  • Briefs

    A&FRC classes The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host the following class, located at the A&FRC, Building 722: - Identity Theft: Thursday, from 9 to 10 a.m. - Infant Massage: Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Power Yoga classes Power yoga classes have begun at the Patrick Fitness Center and will occur every Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. The
  • Order of the Phoenix: to fly to Mars

    The 1st Space Launch Squadron plans to launch the University of Arizona's (UA) Phoenix Mars Lander from pad 17A at Cape Canaveral AFS Saturday.The mission will be Cape Canaveral's 249th launch of the DELTA-II booster by the United Launch Alliance, formerly Boeing.Phoenix is the first Mars mission led by an academic institution and the first in
  • HURCON: Wing prepares for natural disasters

    The 45th Space Wing completed July 27 HURCON Exercise Ocean Breeze 07-11, simulating a hurricane making landfall close to Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral AFS.The exercise began July 23 and was designed to test the wing's ability to react to a hurricane and its aftermath.This is the second hurricane exercise the wing has performed this year. The
  • Sharks prepare final DSP

    The 23rd and final Defense Support Program satellite is slated to lift off from Cape Canaveral Aug. 28. The DSP satellites help protect the United States and its allies by detecting missile launches, space launches and nuclear detonations. The satellite is being kept in the Cape's Large Processing Facility under the care of the 45th Launch Support
  • New satellite arrives at Cape

    The U.S. Air Force's first Wideband Global Satellite Communications spacecraft has arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Bringing unprecedented satellite communications services one step closer to the warfighter, the first satellite, WGS SV-1, was transported to the Cape in an environmentally controlled container aboard an Air Force
  • Kennedy park open to Patrick personnel

    Badged and retired military personnel are now eligible to utilize and purchase Kennedy Athletic, Recreation and Social (KARS) memberships. These memberships are at the contractor and retirees existing fees of $15 and $10. This includes military, civilian and contractor personnel. In addition Patrick AFB retirees are included, provided they show
  • Be aware of restrictions when surfin' the Net

    The Internet has become one of society's newest and most indispensable pathways to finding information. Its use has changed today's world for the better. Many Airmen search "the Net" at work on Air Force computers; however, Internet use at home and at work comes with some important restrictions and caveats. One such restriction is for child
  • Crazy with the heat: beware of sunstroke

    In the competitive frenzy of a lunch hour racquetball game or the peaceful tranquility of a solitary run along the jogging path, you may not notice the mercury rising, but your body sure will. If you exercise, even indoors, Patrick's Fitness Center Director cautions you to use common sense to prevent one of the most serious life-threatening
  • Briefs

    South Chapel Islamic event The 45th Space Wing Chapel is hosting "When East Meets West; Knowing your Muslim Neighbor," Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the South Chapel. The study will cover basic Islamic etiquettes, terms and practices. For further information, contact Marvin Hagan at 494-5123. Honors for new Master Sergeants The Space Coast Top Three