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  • Pet Obesity: It’s more serious than you may think

    Did you know ... approximately 50% of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese?Do you have a round pup? The health risks of obesity are real. It contributes to many medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart and lung disease, high blood pressure, compromised immune function and can even predispose to certain types of cancer. It has been well
  • Family Services: Airman’s Attic and much more

    With all the stresses of military life, including moves every few years, a little help can go a long way.Family Services is dedicated to helping those who serve the Department of Defense. Programs offered:· Airman's Attic -- household items such as kitchen wares, living room, bedroom, yard and other equipment to Airmen who are E-5 and below· Swap
  • 45th Civil Engineer Squadron cleans house for awards given by AFSPC

    It is the Wing's distinct pleasure to congratulate the winners of the 2012 Air Force Space Command Civil Engineer annual awards competition. These units, flights and individuals displayed outstanding commitment, dedication, pride and professionalism."Every day you make me extremely proud by what you accomplish across this Wing," said Lt. Col. Susan
  • 45th Space Wing Officer honored to be part of Honor Flight

    Every year, the Space Coast Honor Flight Program sends hundreds of World War II veterans to see their memorials and other monuments in Washington D.C. free of charge. According to Honor Flight officals, there are approximately 9,600 veterans who live in Brevard County alone. My first experience with Honor Flight last Saturday morning rattled my
  • Tie a purple ribbon

    October is domestic violence awareness month. Family Advocacy is promoting "Tie a Purple Ribbon" campaign to support Domestic Violence Awareness month. We encourage everyone to display a purple ribbon somewhere on their vehicle. Domestic Violence is a cycle of behavior used to gain control, power, and intimidation over a spouse or intimate partner.
  • Patrick Fire Department Urges Residents to “Have Two Ways Out!”

    If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of Americans households who made and estimate they thought they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening. Unfortunately,
  • Motorcycle Safety

    Safety, to some is just a word, to others it means staying alive. How about motorcycle safety? What things can you do to keep yourself alive? I mean hey, if not for yourself, how about for your family, friends, loved ones? You don't want to leave them behind, left to mourn their loved one. A widow, children left without a father or mother. Do you
  • 45th Space Wing Support to help deliver Endeavour to L.A.

    In 1987, Congress approved the construction of the fifth Space Shuttle orbiter, Endeavour (OV-105), to replace Challenger. Endeavour, named after the first ship commanded by 18th century British explorer James Cook, arrived at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 1991, on top of NASA's modified 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
  • Service member "Guardians" escort WWII Vets to our Nation's Capitol

    The emails went out for a get-together in the wee hours of Saturday morning, Aug. 25.This was no ordinary party, though; it was a salute to Florida's Space Coast World War II Veterans.This group was getting together to salute this year's fifth Space Coast Honor Flight scheduled to depart the Wickham Park Senior Center with 25 Veterans bound for
  • Talk about your 'Special Delivery'

    For Tech. Sgt. Chad Malley, and his wife, Tye, the third time proved to be anything but the charm.But the end result was well worth it. For the Malley's, relatively new comers who arrived here at the 45th Space Wing in April, June 23 started off as a pretty normal day, Tye said, as she talked about it from the Patrick AFB Fire Department where her
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