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  • Adjusted gate hours for Labor Day weekend

    As Labor Day approaches, Patrick AFB will change entry gate operating hours consistent with the direction of previous federal holidays. Patrick AFB's East Gate will change operating hours beginning the evening of Thursday, Aug. 31, and continue through the weekend prior to the designated federal holiday. The East Gate will resume normal operations
  • 45th Space Wing supports successful Minotaur IV ORS-5 launch

    The 45th Space Wing supported Orbital ATK’s successful Minotaur IV rocket launch carrying the United States Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space 5 satellite Aug. 26, 2017, at 2:04 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 46 here. ORS-5 is a single satellite constellation with a primary mission to provide space situational awareness of the
  • 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)
  • 27 Patrick-Cape members promote in August

    Congratulations to the following 27 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of August:   SENIOR AIRMAN: William C. Hodges, 45th Security Forces Squadron        Travis M. Parker, Cyber Capabilities Squadron     London T. Steed, CYCS      STAFF SERGEANT: Vashti C. Brown, 45th Space Communications Squadron Jimmy E.
  • Detachment 2 assumption of command

    Col Kevin Williams, 45th Mission Support group commander, presents Maj Adam Harris, 45th Detachment 2 commander, with the guidon during an assumption of command ceremony July 25th, 2017, on Ascension Island. Maj Harris has previously served under the Wing's Detachment 3 as the Orion Flight Division Chief and previously as the Wing's Director of
  • Reaching common goals

    Col. Z. Walter Jackim, 45th Space Wing vice commander, speaks to audience members of the Brevard County School board members, superintendent including directors, principals and assistant principals during the BC Public Schools Leadership Summit Speaker event July 18, 2017, in Palm Bay, Fla. Jackim spoke about the importance of teamwork, how to reach common goals and how we all work together and contribute to make this community outstanding. (U.S. Air Force photo)
  • Lab tech draws CPI to reduce steps, improve processes

    When a self-proclaimed “passionate for process improvement” NCO found the class he needed to innovatively improve his section, he ended up impacting the entire medical clinic at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Tech. Sgt. Joshua Soper, 45th Medical Support Squadron lab technician, said the 45th Space Wing’s Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) program
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  • South gate temporarily closed for improvements

    The Patrick Air Force Base south gate will be closed for improvements from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017 to 6 a.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017. The east gate will be open 24 hours and golfers with passes will have authorized entry. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Phil Sunkel)