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  • 45th Space Wing carries out successful launch while Irma looms off coast

    Less than one year after Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, took a hit from Hurricane Matthew, the Sharks once again found themselves in a similar situation with one major twist.  This time as Hurricane Irma barred down on the Florida coast Sept. 7, the 45th Space Wing had a launch to perform. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle was due for its first
  • AFSPC initiative destroys barriers to bolster Airmen innovation

    In a move to encourage Airmen to come forward with innovative thinking, a new decision panel will allow Airmen at all levels within Air Force Space Command to present ideas that could enhance the mission, save time, increase customer satisfaction, save the Air Force money, or anything that can improve the way things are done within the Air Force.
  • 45th MDG change of command

    Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing Commander, presents Col. Gigi Simko, 45th Medical Group commander, with the 45th MDG guidon during a change of command ceremony August 2, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding officials to the upcoming official. (U.S. Air Force photo/Phil Sunkel)
  • 45th FSS wins 6 AF-level A1 awards

    The 45th Force Support Squadron earned six of the nine awards from the 2016 Air Force-Level A1 Awards. The 45th FSS award-winning Airmen and organizations include the following:  - Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award for Best Force Support Squadron (Small Unit) - Senior Master Sgt. Randolph Livingston III:   Gen. Billy Boles Mentorship Award- Airman
  • AFSPC enlisted Airman selected for Officer Training School

    Tech. Sgt. Tamara Acfalle, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, was selected to commission through the Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program Oct. 27, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The program is available to enlisted Airmen who are U.S. citizens  between the age of 18 and 34 and follows eligibility
  • Center renamed to honor General Sands

    The Air Force Space & Missile History Center near the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station South Gate was renamed the Sands Space History Center during an official ceremony today in the history center’s main hall.   The 45th Space Wing and the Air Force Space & Missile Museum Foundation hosted the ceremony in honor of retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Harry
  • 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
  • 45th SW supports successful Atlas V MUOS-5 launch

    The Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the MUOS-5 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here June 24, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. ET. The ULA Atlas V rocket is carrying the U.S. Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite built by Lockheed Martin.  MUOS is the U.S.
  • 14th AF commander and command chief visit 45th Space Wing team

    Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Craig Neri, 14th AF command chief and command senior enlisted leader for JFCC Space, visited Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force
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