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  • 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
  • 45th OSS change of command

    Col. Burton Catledge, 45th Operations Group commander, presents Lt. Col. Robert Shrader, 45th Operations Support Squadron commander, with a guidon during a change of command ceremony July 15, 2016, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding
  • 45th FSS change of command

    Col. Matthew Wallace, 45th Mission Support Group commander, presents Maj. Chong Gregory, 45th Force Support Squadron commander, with a guidon during a change of command ceremony July 15, 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
  • USAF Academy cadets immerse in 45th Space Wing operations

    A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy were given the opportunity to spend two weeks here as an introduction to military life. The program, named Operation Air Force, allows future leaders to visit active duty bases to learn about the various mission capabilities and responsibilities contained within a wing. They were given a number of
  • Marina undergoes improvements

    Tiki Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Wing, school district unit to provide smooth transition

    The average military student faces transition challenges more than twice during high school and most military children will attend six to nine different school systems from kindergarten to 12th grade, according to the Florida Department of Education (FDOE).  To make the transition easier for 45th Space Wing military families, the wing has a
  • 5th SLS change of command

    Col. Steven Lang, 45th Launch Group commander, presents Lt. Col. Waylon Mitchell, 5th Space Launch Squadron commander, with a guidon during a change of command ceremony July 7, 2016, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding official to the
  • 45th CES embodies 'Excellence in All We Do' with AFSPC awards

    The 45th Civil Engineer Squadron continues to be recognized in Air Force Space Command awards in 2016.
  • NASCAR salutes 45th Space Wing, other military units during Subway Firecracker 250

    The 45th Space Wing, along with its members, was recognized during NASCAR’s Subway Firecracker 250 held at Daytona International Speedway July 1. NASCAR driver Ray Black Jr. from SS Green Light Racing supported the wing by displaying the 45th SW name across the windshield of his Chevrolet Camaro No. 07 racecar during the race instead of the typical
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