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  • Diaper Club member has drive to help

    The holiday season "'tis the season for giving." One Patrick spouse is taking that old saying to the next level.Jennifer Borondy, wife of Staff Sgt. Jason Borondy, 45th Medical Support Squadron, has gathered her resources at the Patrick Diaper Club and organized a drive to donate clothing and household goods to the less fortunate before
  • ICE gives Services customers strong voice

    The goal of the 45th Services Division is to provide top notch programs and entertainment for the families of the 45th Space Wing, mission partners and retirees. One of the most important tools managers use to evaluate the success of their programming is customer feedback.By logging on to https://ice.disa.mil, customers can submit online comment
  • Wing holiday party promises to set the standard

    The 45th Space Wing is launching a holiday party that's out of this world, Saturday, Dec. 9 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. on Reef Court (also known as Commander's Row).According to 1st Lt. Andrea Matalik, project officer, the event is not your normal Wing holiday party. "This promises to be the most unique holiday get together ever at Patrick Air Force
  • 45th SW support key for nighttime shuttle launch

    Space Shuttle Discovery and its crew are set to launch from Kennedy Space Center Thursday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 p.m. STS-116 will be the first shuttle mission to launch after dark since the Columbia disaster in 2003. NASA required daylight launches for the first three shuttle missions after the Columbia disaster in 2003 to allow clear photography of the
  • Patrick tests its crisis response

    Kicking off the 45th Space Wing's first major event in preparation for the upcoming 2007 Air Force Space Command Inspector General's Readiness Inspection, the wing conducted a local Major Accident Response Exercise Nov. 21. Patrick fire, medical, and security forces personnel were among the first to arrive at the simulated accident site adjacent to
  • Pad 17A scores 158th launch

    Friday's successful launch of a Delta II booster from Cape Canaveral carried a NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite into orbit. It was the 158th launch from Space Launch Complex 17A.The satellite is the third of the modernized GPS satellites that incorporates various improvements to provide greater accuracy, increased resistance to
  • Patrick major thankful to serve others

    From her desk at Patrick AFB, Maj. Janice Hance could hear waves rolling in and rockets flying from Cape Canaveral AFS. From her desk at Phoenix Base in Baghdad, she hears a daily barrage of gunfire and explosions, and sees people scarred by war. Yet, she feels she has lots to be thankful for."I'm thankful just to be alive, to be an American and
  • ALS grads pay homage to veterans

    The soft, echoing voice of a fallen Vietnam Veteran broke the dead silence as he spoke to his family - telling them everything was OK. The veteran, his mother, wife and son, played by members of the Airman Leadership School, Class 05-1, held the nearly 200 guests mesmerized during the opening ceremony of the ALS graduation at The Tides Nov. 15. "It
  • Briefs

    Air Force Association luncheon The local chapter of the Air Force Association will hold its Community Partner Lunch Wednesday, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. at The Tides. Featured speaker will be Maj. Gen. Tom Deppe, commander, 20th Air Force. General Deppe is a former vice commander of the 45th Space Wing. "From time to time during the year, we hold a
  • Two Medical Group troops make chief

    Tears of joy ran down Marcie Blake's cheeks Wednesday morning as her husband, Senior Master Sgt. Larry Blake, walked into a crowded room at the base Medical Clinic and was told by Lt. Col. Jay Burks he'd been selected for promotion to chief master sergeant. The Blakes, Tyler, Texas, natives, have been married for 21 years, 19 of which have been
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