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  • 45th SW Airman becomes first enlisted in DoD to win award

    A 45th Space Wing Airman became the first enlisted service member in the Department of Defense to win the Excellence in Partnership Acquisitions Savings Award in October of this year.Tech. Sgt. James Sempter, a 45th Mission Support Group Detachment 1 contract manager, accepted this award in Falls Church, Virginia, on Nov. 7, 2018. Each year, the
  • A port in the storm; the Kriete family’s odyssey from Tyndall AFB to Patrick AFB

    (This story is part one of four of 1st Lt. Adam Kriete, 337th Air Control Squadron student, and his family coming to Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.)  He thought it would be a Category 2, maybe a Category 3. Hurricane Michael was a Category 4 hurricane, displacing approximately 11,000 people from Tyndall AFB including
  • Explore your options – Palace Chase and Palace Front

     “…I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." Some service members recite the oath of enlistment with the plan to fulfil one contract and separate, while others raise their right hand with the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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