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  • Wing to hold Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon

    Join the members of the 45th Space Wing African-American Heritage Committee and surrounding community by participating in a commemorative holiday luncheon honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event will be Jan. 11, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Tides Main Ballroom, Patrick Air Force

  • Wing supports successful night shuttle launch

    Night became day in the skies over Central Florida when Space Shuttle Discovery launched on a mission to the International Space Station on Dec. 9 at 8:47 p.m. The 45th Space Wing Sharks supported NASA on this -- the shuttle's first night launch in four years. Several units across the 45th SW played

  • EOD 'up close and personal' with space shuttle

    An elite few members of the U.S. military are allowed to touch the space shuttle. Among those few are the proud Airmen of the 45th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. "We're the only military team in the world authorized to touch the shuttle - inside and out," said Master Sgt. George Price, 45th EOD

  • Live fire training final note of Fontaine’s career

    It resembled the pre-game pep talk before a football game. About 20 Patrick AFB firefighters gathered around "player coach" Hugh Fontaine Monday morning as he gave them final instructions before starting live fire training at an abandoned base Central Housing unit. Monday marked the start of

  • AFSO21 to improve, streamline wing

    In his March 8, 2006 Letter to Airmen, Mr. Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force identified Air Force Smart Operations 21 (AFSO 21) as the service's dedicated initiative to maximize value and minimize waste. He said, "With AFSO 21, we will march unnecessary work out the door - forever."Mr.

  • Military Affairs Council honors wing members

    Three 45th Space Wing Airmen were honored recently by the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council. First Lt. William Conway and Technical Sgt. Will McCormick, both of the 1st Space Launch Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Tamarshia Smith, 45th Medical Support Squadron, each received a

  • Flu: the key to prevention is in your hands

    Often, the first signs of the flu are a runny nose, sneezing, a cough and a high fever. Every time you cough or sneeze you release tiny virus particles into the air. If you happen to cough or sneeze into your hand you are contaminating your hand and every surface that your hand then comes into

  • Flying saucers coming to Patrick

    The Manatee Cove Golf Course is scheduled to host a free disc golf exhibition/clinic Dec. 16, 10 a.m. - noon. Ron Russell, 1999 World PDGA Disc Golf Champion, will be providing the expertise and available to sign discs. In the last 60 years a new sport has evolved from its humble beginnings. In 1947

  • Legal documents can help smooth rough times

    When you are facing serious medical concerns, it can be a very stressful time for you and your family. There is even a possibility of conflict between family members and health care providers. Two important legal documents that Air Force members may want to consider in advance - to reduce the stress

  • Diaper Club member has drive to help

    The holiday season "'tis the season for giving." One Patrick spouse is taking that old saying to the next level.Jennifer Borondy, wife of Staff Sgt. Jason Borondy, 45th Medical Support Squadron, has gathered her resources at the Patrick Diaper Club and organized a drive to donate clothing and