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  • 3 astronauts honored in Apollo 1 tragedy, 50th anniversary

    Three former space pioneers were honored during the 50th annual Apollo 1 Memorial Ceremony Jan. 27, 2017, at Space Launch Complex 34, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.The memorial honored Air Force crew members, Command Pilot Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Senior Pilot Edward H. White II and Pilot Roger B. Chaffee, who were killed by a flash fire
  • REAL ID Act extension expires Jan. 30

    What you need to know to get base access
  • 2016: Another Year of Excellence

    The 45th Space Wing’s performance throughout 2016 can be summed up in one word "amazing!" Supporting 23 launches, returning to operations 2 days, 13 hours and 43 minutes after Hurricane Matthew pelted our bases and ensuring the safety of the Eastern Range during a static fire anomaly are just a of the few milestones we achieved.
  • 45th SW supports successful SBIRS GEO Flight 3 launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the third Space Based Infrared Systems Geosynchronous Earth Orbit spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 here Jan. 20 at 7:42 p.m. ET.
  • Tax Assistance

    It's that time of the year again -- time to file income taxes beginning Feb. 1 with the help of the Patrick Air Force Base Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at the Shark Center.
  • Next launch: Atlas V SBIRS GEO-03

    The next launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is slated for Jan. 19, 2017. The window opens at 7:46 p.m. ET. The Public Affairs Office will provide live updates, 60-minutes prior to launch. Click here to follow and like the 45th Space Wing's Facebook or Twitter page.
  • Adjusted gate hours for MLK Day

    As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, Patrick Air Force Base will change entry gate operating hours consistent with the direction of previous federal holidays. These hours will maximize the number of Defenders who can spend time with family and friends.     Patrick AFB's East (formally known as Main) and South gates will swap operating hours
  • 28 Patrick-Cape members promote in January

    Congratulations to the following 28 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of January: AIRMAN 1st CLASS: Morgan R. Leaverton, 45th Force Support Squadron                                                  Dashaun O. Malone, 45th Comptroller Squadron                                                         SENIOR
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