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  • Tyndall AFB evacuee support

    Airmen and families displaced from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, who evacuated to the surrounding Patrick AFB region can receive help at Patrick AFB. Assistance includes support from all base organizations including administrative, medical, chaplain services, counseling and much more.The Airman and Family Readiness is hosting a Modified
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month - it's what makes us strong

    At Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, during Hispanic Heritage month, we recognize the many men and women who make sacrifices to ensure that we continue to be the World’s Premier Gateway to Space. Each year there are celebrations that capitalize on the monumental progression of those who contributed to the diversity of our country and our military. Hispanic American, Dr. Ellen Ochoa is one of the many individuals who’ve made an impact in American history. She traveled to space four times with a total of 1,000 hours in space. She helped make the space mission possible for all of us. She was the first Hispanic woman that went into Space serving on the STS-56 aboard the space shuttle discovery in 1993.
  • 39 45th Space Wing Airmen promote in October

    Congratulations to the following 39 45th Space Wing Airmen who are scheduled to promote to the following ranks in the month of October:AIRMAN 1ST CLASS:Jaylon Bartley, 45th Security Forces SquadronJohn Mabulay, 45th Medical Operations SquadronKeyla Martinez, 45th Security Forces SquadronNisean McMillon, 45th Medical Support SquadronThaisheeim
  • Transportation Management Office supports nuclear monitoring improvements

    When members of the only agency in the Department of Defense charged with monitoring nuclear treaties discovered shipped equipment was not being accurately accounted for at forward supply points, they took to the drawing board to devise a solution. Airmen from the Air Force Technical Applications Center here were determined to solve negative inventory trends, so they sketched out a conceptual prototype the old-fashioned way – with pen and paper. One aspect of the nuclear treaty monitoring center’s global mission is to gather seismic data to detect underground nuclear activity.
  • 45th Space Wing, local community remember 9/11

    She had just left a staff meeting when she learned about the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States, while stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, the site of the Department of Defense’s largest port mortuary.
  • 41 45th Space Wing Airmen promote in September

    Congratulations to the following 41 45th Space Wing Airmen who are scheduled to promote to the following ranks in the month of September:AIRMAN 1ST CLASS:Jorge Gonzalez, 45th Civil Engineer SquadronJadé Hill, 45th Space Communications Squadron SENIOR AIRMAN:Courtney Beebe, 45th Aerospace Medicine SquadronEthan Mull, 45th Civil Engineer
  • How an LWO and his team guided a Minotaur IV rocket out of the labyrinth

    What does a rocket never before launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, unfavorable weather conditions and a launch pad with a dry spell of over 15 years have in common? A seven-man weather team from the 45th Space Wing, led by Mr. David Craft, launch weather officer and retired airman.The preparation, problem-solving and teamwork, which
  • Labor Day gate closure

    As Labor Day approaches, Patrick Air Force Base will change entry gateoperating hours consistent with the direction for previous federal holidays.This change maximizes the number of defenders who can spend time withfamily and friends.Patrick Air Force Base's East Gate will change operating hours beginningthe evening of Thursday, August 30, and
  • Back to school with the Base Education Office

    Back to school season is here and that means a chance to start a path toward a degree or to continue pursuing further educational opportunities by visiting the Patrick Air Force Base Education Office. The Base Education Office is a way to help those looking for resources and guidance on everything educational related. Whether you are active duty or not, they are here to help in an educational and vocational capability.
  • Passing the torch, 45th SW change of command

    Brig. Gen. Doug Schiess, former senior military assistant to the Under Secretary of the Air Force at the Pentagon, took command of the 45th Space Wing from Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 23, 2018, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.As the commander, Schiess commands Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.