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  • 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
  • 34 Patrick-Cape members promote in November

    Congratulations to the following 34 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of November: Senior Airman:Kelcey R. Dumas, 45th Medical Operations Squadron  Cameron N. Mosley, 45th Aerospace Medicine Squadron  Ryan S. Schumacher, 45th AMDS                                                            Katie M. Skrzypczak, 45th
  • AFSPC enlisted Airman selected for Officer Training School

    Tech. Sgt. Tamara Acfalle, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, was selected to commission through the Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program Oct. 27, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The program is available to enlisted Airmen who are U.S. citizens  between the age of 18 and 34 and follows eligibility
  • Space warrior marks his return

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Gen. John W. Raymond assumed command from Gen. John E. Hyten as commander of U.S. Air Force Space Command during a ceremony here Oct. 25.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presided over the change of command ceremony.Hyten will assume command of U.S. Strategic Command, headquartered at Offutt AFB,
  • Wingman Multicultural Day celebrates diversity

    The 45th Space Wing hosted the first-ever Wingman Multicultural Day, which focused on the social domain of Comprehensive Airman Fitness through connection with Wingmen Oct. 21, 2016. The day featured various countries and backgrounds who showcased their diverse cultures through displays, cultural performances, demonstrations, food and fashion.