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  • 45th Space Wing celebrates Air Force Birthday

    Members of Patrick Air Force Base celebrated the Air Force’s 69th Birthday at the Beach House Sept. 16, 2016, at Patrick AFB, Fla. The Air Force is a celebration of the proud history and heritage of American Airmen, the service’s longstanding culture of innovation, and the unique global aspects of Airpower and the Air Force’s enduring contribution
  • Changes to utility allowance for privatized military housing residents

    Earlier this year, the Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Office released an updated policy for the privatized housing Utility Allowance Program. The updated policy changes how utility allowances are calculated for privatized housing across the Air Force.   Hunt Housing at Patrick AFB is currently taking a phased approach to implement the
  • Patrick AFB lieutenant recognized for NSC Rising Star Award

    First Lt. Steven Kyle Futch, 5th Space Launch Squadron Critical Ground and First Stage Propulsion Air Force Responsible Engineer for the Delta IV Launch program, imparts a speech during the 2016 National Space Club Florida Committee Rising Star Award Ceremony luncheon Sept. 13, 2016, at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Each year, the National Space Club
  • SecAF visits Space Coast for 2nd time

    “It has been an incredible and busy seven days for you all at the 45th Space Wing,” said Secretary of the Air Force the Honorable Deborah Lee James during an all call held Sept. 9, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.  That statement was made in reference to the wing’s ability to transition from an emergency response effort after a static fire
  • 45th Space Wing supports successful Atlas V OSIRIS REx launch

    The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of the OSIRIS REx spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here September 8 at 7:05 p.m. ET. The ULA Atlas V rocket is carrying NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) on the first
  • Cyber Command Readiness Inspection scheduled

    The 45th Space Wing is scheduled to undergo a base-wide inspection, known as a Cyber Command Readiness Inspection, or CCRI, from Sept. 12-16, 2016. Inspectors will evaluate every aspect of the network, such as vulnerabilities of equipment, adherence to security policy, and the culture of security practices across the base and its tenant units.  The
  • AFSPC commander offers Labor Day safety message

    To the Men and Women of Air Force Space Command, On Sept. 5, we pay tribute to the millions of dedicated men and women who, through their hard work, have contributed to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. Labor Day is a time to acknowledge our Nation’s work force, while reflecting on our own efforts to protect this great nation
  • Explosion occurs at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

    At approximately 9:07 a.m. Sept. 1, 2016, an explosion occurred at launch complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Initial reports indicated that there were no casualties and there has been no threat to public safety. CCAFS Emergency Management is providing the initial on-scene response. Roadblocks will be set up in and around
  • 32 Patrick-Cape members promote in September

    Congratulations to the following 32 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of September:   Airman: Ramon J. Thomas, 45th Comptroller Squadron   Airman 1st Class: Linsey A. Renteria, 45th Security Forces Squadron                                                    Boaz M. Rogel, 45th SFS