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  • 25 Patrick-Cape members promote in April

    Congratulations to the following 25 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of April: AIRMAN: Miranda S. Croom, 45th Contracting Squadron        AIRMAN 1st CLASS: James A. Keeney, Air Force Technical Applications Center                                      Valerie L. Reeves, Cyber Caps Squadron       Seth R. Williams,
  • Patrick ALS graduates, class 17-3

    Airman Leadership School students gather for a class photo March 13, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Airman Leadership School is a five-and-a-half week-long course that prepares Airmen to become noncommissioned officers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)  The following graduated Patrick Air Force Base Airman Leadership School during a
  • $18.6 million project begins on Cape

    The 45th Space Wing’s communication capabilities took a giant step forward with the groundbreaking of the new Range Communications Facility March 16, 2017.  A ceremony was held to signify the start of construction for the Eastern Range’s $18.6 million project, which will replace the former XY communications building, and serve as the new work
  • Det. 3 supports NY ANG pararescuemen test of Orion spacecraft rescue support equipment

    When NASA’s Orion spacecraft returns from its missions beyond the moon, the crew module will splash down in the ocean just like the Apollo capsules that took men to the moon and back in the 1970s.The space agency needs to make sure the rescue support equipment for the Orion crew module is practical, so NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and the
  • Wing transforms, command takes notice

    Airman Jordan King, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, was standing tall, ready for his room inspection in a newly renovated dormitory, when what happened next caught him by complete surprise. Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, walked through the door to conduct an inspection. “Your room looks outstanding,” Raymond
  • 45th SW supports successful Delta IV WGS-9 launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here March 18, 2017, at 8:18 p.m. ET. The Air Force has been breaking barriers since 1947 and the successful WGS-9 launch marks an important occasion for the Wideband
  • 45th SW supports successful Falcon 9 EchoStar XXIII launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of the EchoStar XXIII spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center March 16 at 2 a.m. EDT.EchoStar 23, designed and built by Space Systems Loral for EchoStar Corporation, will provide television broadcast services over Brazil with