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  • Help control mosquitoes that spread Zika virus

    By now, many Florida residents have likely heard of the Zika virus and how it’s primarily contracted.   Currently, the Florida Department of Health has identified an area with local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in Miami, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Additionally, Governor Rick Scott announced Aug. 1, 2016, that the
  • Do your part to keep wildlife healthy

    Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., have a variety of indigenous wildlife that share where we live and work. Some of the wildlife is considered to be protected, endangered species. Care and caution must be considered when we encounter them.   All personnel are reminded that feeding and/or harassment of wildlife, as
  • 19 Patrick-Cape members promote in August

    Congratulations to the following 19 Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of August:         AIRMAN:Elijah E. Cantave, 45th Space Wing                                                                                                                              AIRMAN 1ST CLASS:Brandon A. Kessler, 45th Aerospace Medicine
  • 45th SFS change of command

    Col. Matthew Wallace, 45th Mission Support Group commander, presents Maj. Megan Hall, 45th Security Forces Squadron guidon during a change of command ceremony July 29, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding official to the upcoming official.
  • 45th OSS ensures safe flying operations at Patrick AFB

    Senior Airmen Damon Sheperd, airfield management operations supervisor, and Henson Greene, airfield management shift lead, measure distances between aircraft to ensure there is adequate wingtip clearance at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., July 28, 2016. The Airmen are members of the 45th Operations Support Squadron who ensure the airfield is safe for
  • 45th Space Wing supports successful Atlas V NROL-61 launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the NROL-61 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 here July 28, 2016, at 8:37 a.m. ET. The ULA Atlas V rocket is carrying a national security payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.   Before any spacecraft can launch from
  • Patrick AFB veteran nominated for ‘Veterans in Blue’

    For the past six years, the Air Force Public Affairs Agency recognizes veterans for their valuable and lasting contributions to America's modern, preeminent Air, Space & Cyberspace Force. This year, one of Patrick’s own, retired Don Shelton, deputy commander of the 45th Space Wing Detachment 3, and retired chief master sergeant, who was also the
  • Senior NCO Professional Enhancement Course graduates

    Congratulations to Patrick-Cape’s newest graduates of the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Enhancement Course July 21, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. SNCOPEC is a five-day course designed to augment and reinforce information taught in basic military training, technical training, ancillary training, professional military education,
  • 45th Space Wing supports SpaceX’s CRS-9 mission launch

    The 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 40 here July 18, 2016, at 12:45 a.m. ET.At approximately eight minutes after the launch, SpaceX successfully landed the Falcon 9 first-stage booster at Landing Zone 1 on Cape Canaveral Air
  • Patrick AFB wins 6 awards –Year of excellence

    The 45th Space Wing garnered four team awards to include: Child Development Program of the Year, Major General Eugene L. Eubank Award for the small base category of the Year, Operations Program of the Year and John L. Hennessy Award. Additionally, two members, Lt. Col. Paul N. Somer, prior 45th Force Support commander, received an individual award
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