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  • Airmen from 45th Space Wing, service members unfurl flag at Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400

    Over 100 service members gathered at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Fla., July 7, 2018, for a flag unfurling before the night’s race, the Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400.Airmen from both Patrick and Moody Air Force Bases, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen took to the infield to unfurl a football field-sized American flag
  • Adjusted gate hours for Fourth of July holiday

    As Independence Day approaches, Patrick Air Force Base will change entry gate hours consistent with the direction of previous federal holidays. These adjusted hours maximize the number of our Defenders who are able to enjoy the holiday with their loved ones.The East Gate will close at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3 and will remain closed until 6 a.m.
  • 32 Team Patrick-Cape members promote in July

    Congratulations to the following 32 45th Space Wing Airmen who are scheduled to promote to the following ranks in the month of July. We look forward to seeing more of your great work as you progress in your Air Force careers!SENIOR AIRMAN:George Howell, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron Talia Joseph, 45th Weather Squadron Brian Mclain, 45th Civil
  • PTSD Awareness: Learn, Connect, Share

    Approximately 8% of Americans are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at any given time. That is 24.4 million men, women and even children that are affected by the disorder, which is roughly the population of Texas. While any traumatic event can prompt PTSD to become a facet of one’s life, it is most commonly known and seen among combat
  • 45th Force Support Squadron wins RAPIDS Site Excellence award

    The 45th Force Support Squadron was presented with a Site Excellence award May 17th, 2018 at Patrick Air Force Base. The 45th FSS proves hard work does pay off, as they have won several awards at the Group, Command and Department of Defense level in the past two years.The award is presented to squadrons that exhibit exceptional service and support
  • A new journey – recruit swear-in at Cape Canaveral

    30 Air Force recruits in the Delayed Entry Program, or DEP, swore in during a ceremony presided over by Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, commander of the 45th Space Wing, June 14, 2018, at Space Launch Complex-37 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The DEP swearing-in ceremony was held in front of a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket, one of the most powerful in the United States inventory.
  • 45th Space Wing welcomes new OSS and 1ROPS commander

    CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. – Lt. Col. Gregory A. Vice assumes command of the 45th Operations Support Squadron and the 1st Range Operations Squadron June 14 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., accepting command from Lt. Col Robert E. Shrader and Lt. Col. Monique C. DeLauter. The change of command makes Vice a dual-hatted
  • 45th Launch Group commander assumes command of 45th Operations Group

    Col. Steven Lang, commander of the 45th Launch Group assumes command of the 45th Operations Group, June 1, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. accepting the command from Col. Burton Catledge. The change of command ceremony was presided over by Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, commander of the 45th Space Wing. Lang will be in command of both the 45th LCG and the 45th OG. “To the men and women of the 45th OG, you are phenomenal at what you do,” said Lang. “I promise you that we will keep our laser focus on mission success, as we always have. We will wade through challenges with integrity, service, and excellence, like we always have at
  • 42 Patrick-Cape members promote in June

    Congratulations to the following 42 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of June! Your hard work and dedication to the 45th Space Wing, and the Air Force as a whole, enables us to successfully continue being the premier gateway to space! We look forward to seeing more of the great things you do in the future! AIRMAN
  • 5th Space Launch Squadron commander assumes command of 45th Launch Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Waylon Mitchell, commander of the 5th Space Launch Squadron (SLS) assumes command of the 45th Launch Support Squadron (LCSS) May 31 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, accepting the command from Lt. Col. Kathryn Cantu.The change of command ceremony is one of many steps the 45th Space Wing is taking to revitalize the squadron. In time, the