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  • Service members, civilians come together to save lives

    She stood in the cemetery staring at her father’s grave, trembling. A few months ago, her father took his life. Today, she has decided to end her life. A world without her father is not one she wants to live in. In her right hand, she holds a gun.
  • Inspiration4: Space Force supports historic mission as civilians launched into orbit

    A cancer survivor, record-setting pilot, doctor and a U.S. Air Force veteran sit inside the capsule waiting for the countdown to begin. Their hearts race with excitement about what’s to come. Their minds too occupied with the thrill of traveling to space, and making history in the process, to stress over any dangers they may encounter.
  • Air Force awards ERCIP contract for Ascension Island

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Ascension Island Auxiliary Airfield will receive energy resilience infrastructure improvements through an Energy Resilience and Conservation Investment Program contract awarded last month by the 45th Space Launch Delta Civil Engineer and Contracting squadrons.The $11.3 million contract, awarded to Jade Creek
  • Innovation is the game, GPS III-5 is the name

    The launch of the DoD’s first refurbished booster paved the way for significant savings for taxpayers.
  • Airmen claim USSF maintainer awards: ‘We are the insurance for the Space Force’

    Three Airmen at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, responsible for supporting missions valued at more than $5 billion, were selected as the top maintainers in the U.S. Space Force for 2020.
  • Police Officer Aids Shark Bite Victim at Florida Beach

    Christy Kalicharan, 45th Security Forces Squadron police officer, provided life saving aid to Gretta Lowry, shark bite victim and Cocoa Beach, Florida resident.
  • Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

    I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.
  • Patrick SFB Welcomes Newest K9

    Turbo, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, sits next to his handler as tension builds. He’s focused on an Airman wearing a training decoy suit; his tail wagging in anticipation for a command to be given.
  • New flight termination system improves launch tempo

    The new Automated Flight Safety System (AFSS), formerly known as the traditional Flight Termination System (FTS), is now being used by some launch companies to increase launch capabilities, readiness and accuracy, while saving time and money.
  • Defenders Seize $1.2 Million in Cocaine at CCSFS

    Defenders from the 45th Security Forces Squadron seized nearly 30 kilograms of cocaine that washed ashore on a Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, beach, May 19, 2021.
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