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  • 45th Space Wing enters Hurricane Condition IV

    The 45th Space Wing has entered Hurricane Condition IV (HURCON IV) in preparation for Hurricane Matthew. HURCON IV indicates surface winds in excess of 50 knots (58 mph) could arrive in the area of the base within 96 hours. During HURCON IV, specialized response teams at Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are recalled and
  • 28 Patrick-Cape members promote in October

    Congratulations to the following 28 Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of October:   Airman 1st Class: Caroline U. Rogers, 45th Aerospace Medicine Squadron   Senior Airman: Zacchaeus J. Smith, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron                                   Staff Sergeant: Mathew N. Cox, 45th CES Erik G. Montes, 45th CES
  • Patrick AFB celebrates Worldwide Day of Play, STEM event

    Airmen and their families attended the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics classroom opening and Worldwide Day of Play Sept. 21, 2106, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The event included sports challenges, STEM activities, healthy cooking classes, dancing and more.      
  • 25 RTAs graduate, enhance resilience program

    Twenty-five service members, civilians and key spouses graduated from the 45th Space Wing Resiliency Training Assistant Course Sept. 22, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The 3-day course is taught by Master Resiliency Trainers, who provide expertise, guidance and structure to the Resiliency Program.   “These 25 members of our military family
  • Fire Prevention Week scheduled Oct. 9-15

    Patrick firefighers are teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association Oct. 9-15, 2016, as part of National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait, Check the date!”  The focus on smoke alarm replacement comes as the result of a recent survey conducted by NFPA, which showed that only a small percentage of people know how
  • 45th CES technical sergeant among 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Each year, the Air Force selects 12 Outstanding Airmen to be recognized for their distinguished accomplishments. The award recognizes enlisted service members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.  Tech. Sgt. Michael Asuncion Jr., formerly assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick
  • 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