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  • Air Force Eastern Range innovates, expedites access to space

    The U.S. Air Force has been breaking barriers since 1947, and this year is no exception with the implementation of the Autonomous Flight Safety System. The Eastern Range has supported more than 3,500 launches to date. With more stakeholders demanding access to space, both the Eastern and the Western Ranges were faced with developing innovative solutions to launch rockets without compromising public safety while accounting for aging infrastructure and recognizing that the wing has fewer resources and personnel accomplishing comparable and greater launch rates than before. AFSS provides the capability to not only reduce reliance on aging range infrastructure, but enhances the ability to support more launches by expediting range turnaround times with more stringent safety standards and fewer people on console while reducing overall launch costs.
  • 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
  • Between the Lines: Overhauling 45th SW reserved parking

    Several changes to reserved parking across the installation have materialized over the past three months. In that time, the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron has removed, installed or modified more than 750 reserved parking signs. The changes reflect Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander's vision of what reserved parking should look like
  • 23 Patrick-Cape members promote in June

    Congratulations to the following 23 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of June:                                                                                                                                        Airman:Valerie L. Reeves, Cyber Caps Squadron  Airman 1st Class:James C. Mccarty Jr, Tech Surv
  • Patrick AFB holds ceremony to honor fallen heroes

    The 45th Security Forces Squadron honored all law enforcement and first responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice during the National Police Week Opening and Fallen Heroes Ceremony May 16, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. This year’s National Police Week dates are held May 15-21, 2016. A SFS Open House is scheduled for May 18, which
  • 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
  • 45th SW successfully launches Falcon 9 JCSAT-14

    The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 JCSAT-14 launch May 6 at 1:21 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 here.JCSAT-14 is a communications satellite designed and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. The satellite is designed to provide TV programming and
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