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  • 45th SW supports successful Delta IV WGS-8 launch

    The 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-8 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here December 7 at 6:53 p.m. ET.
  • 45th Space Wing, KSC strong partnership

    Members of the 45th Space Wing met with Robert Cabana, NASA Kennedy Space Center director, and associated staff during an introduction and networking event Dec. 2, 2016, at the Astronaut Memorial in the Kennedy Space Center Visitor’s Complex, Fla. During the visit, 45th Space Wing and NASA-KSC personnel discussed updates from both 45th Space Wing
  • 29 Patrick-Cape members promote in December

    Congratulations to the following 29 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of December: AIRMAN 1st CLASS: Thomas A. Anastasio, Technical Surveillance Squadron Jacob H. Crotinger, TESS  SENIOR AIRMAN:Alexander A. Hester, 45th Space Wing Albert H. V Howard, TESS Zachary D. Nicewarner, TESS Alec J. Paulus, TESS Chase T.
  • 45th Space Wing supports multi agency astronaut recovery team

    The 45th Operations Group Detachment 3 recently coordinated and participated in an Underway Recovery Test-5 (URT-5) at sea off the coast of California as part of a U.S. government interagency effort to safely retrieve the Orion crew module that is capable of carrying humans into deep space. Known as U.S. Strategic Command’s Human Space Flight
  • Adjusted gate hours for Thanksgiving

    Patrick Air Force Base's main and south gates will change access hours beginning at 10 p.m. Nov. 24, 2016, and continue through the Federal Holiday until 6 a.m. Nov. 28, 2016.                    
  • 45th SW supports successful Atlas V GOES-R launch

    The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET. Once in geostationary orbit, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-R weather and environmental
  • Fourteenth Air Force commander unveils new intent, strategic plan

    Early on in his second year as Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Lt. Gen. David Buck issued an updated Commander’s Strategic Intent and Strategic Plan.  The documents provide the commander’s guidance and intent for how 14th
  • 45th Space Wing to celebrate 25 years of assured access to space

    The 45th Space Wing will celebrate another significant milestone in its rich and storied history of providing assured access to space, when the wing turns 25 years young on Nov. 12, 2016. A celebration will take place Nov. 10, 2016, at the Patrick Air Force Base Beach House from 2-6 p.m.
  • Military Working Dogs honored during medal presentation

    Members of the U.S. War Dog’s Association presented medals to two of Patrick Air Force Base’s Military Working Dogs Nov. 4, 2016, at Patrick AFB, Fla. One medal was presented to Pancho, a Military Working Dog, deceased, and Damon, a Military Working Dog, retiring, for their service and dedication to the armed forces mission. (U.S. Air Force