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  • Team Patrick-Cape Airmen selected for promotion

     Congratulations to the following 45th Space Wing and mission partner Airmen at Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station who were selected for promotion to the rank of staff sergeant:Roccio Acosta, 45th Medical Support SquadronDaniel Adams, 45th Civil Engineer SquadronKristy Becklin, 45th Security Forces SquadronFuchsia Beers,
  • Wing donates to Feds Feed Families

    Feds Feed Families drop off locations at Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are available through August 31.“We have about one more week to make a difference in people's lives and to be there for our nation again like we have always been,” said Staff Sgt. Terrell Phillips, of the 45th Contracting Squadron, who is organizing
  • 45th SW supports successful Delta IV AFSPC-6 launch

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the third and fourth Orbital ATK-built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B hereat 12:52  a.m. EDT.The AFSPC-6 mission will deliver two GSSAP satellites into orbit to further
  • Community awards Patrick Airmen with valor

    Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, assists the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida with the presentation of the Medal of Valor to Tech Sgt, William Shankles, 45th Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant at the chamber’s Valor Awards banquet on Aug. 17, 2016. The medal is awarded for outstanding bravery and heroism
  • Force Protection is everyone’s business

    Due to recent terrorist events around the world and general threats against military installations; all military, civilians and base contractors should remain alert and immediately report potential indicators of terrorist preoperational surveillance and planning activities. These indicators may include, but are not limited to the following:  
  • Working together strengthens communities

    Since taking command last year, Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, has focused on community engagement to strengthen relationships and bridge communication as a means to continue a dialogue with the community at large on the evolution of today’s Air Force launch enterprise. On Aug. 13, 2016, Monteith and his wife, Gina, opened
  • Two wing members inducted to hall of fame

    The National Space Club, Florida Committee inducted Kathy Winters and Roger McCormick from the 45th Space Wing into their Space Worker Hall of Fame Aug. 9, 2016, for their significant contributions to America’s space program.
  • 45th Space Wing successfully launches Falcon 9 JCSAT-16

    The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 JCSAT-16 launch Aug. 14, 2016, at 1:26 a.m. ET from Space Launch Complex 40 here. The Falcon 9 rocket is carrying the JCSAT-16 communications satellite built by Space Systems Loral for Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. JCSAT-16 will be a backup satellite for Ku-band and
  • 9 graduate CGO professional development course

    Nine members graduated from the Company Grade Officer’s Professional Development Course Aug. 12, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Over the past week, company grade officers and select civilians participated in a course designed to equip the next generation of leaders here. Outside of learning key processes, like the budget and promotion
  • 3 states, 1 US territory; IDs no longer valid for base access

    Individuals from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa will no longer be able to access Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., and other Air Force installations with a state-issued identification card or driver’s license beginning Aug. 15, 2016. While ID’s that do not meet security and data-collection guidelines will not be accepted, alternate