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  • Zika Virus 2017, what you need to know

    As mosquito season ramps up this summer, we want to provide you with information to keep you and your family safe. Mosquitos have the ability to transmit the Zika virus and the following are the latest facts.  To date there have been no cases of local transmission of the Zika Virus in Brevard County or the 45th Space Wing. Although there have been
  • 33 Patrick-Cape members promote in July

    Congratulations to the following 33 Team Patrick-Cape members who are scheduled to promote in the month of July:AIRMAN 1st CLASS: Ram Y. Bansil, 45th Aerospace Medicine Squadron  Cole D. Maresca, Technical Support Squadron  Ramon J. Thomas, 45th Comptroller Squadron  SENIOR AIRMAN:Steven R. Brockman, Cyber Capabilities Squadron  Patrick K. Harden,
  • FTAC’s first ‘Airmanship 300’ course completed

    Fifteen Airmen who completed the first Airmanship 300 course pose for a photo June 30, 2017, at the First Term Airmen Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The new course is a continuation of the training the Air Force military personnel received at Basic Military Training (Airman 100) and technical training (Airman 200), building upon the skills
  • Protecting sea turtles

    Every year between May 1 and Oct. 31, more than 3,000 threatened and endangered loggerhead, green and leatherback sea turtle nests are deposited on 45th Space Wing beaches. “Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station beaches are two of the largest sea turtle nesting habitats on Florida’s Southeast Atlantic Coast,” said Angy
  • AFSPC commander sends Independence Day greeting

    To the Men and Women of Air Force Space Command, As Americans, we’re privileged to celebrate the 241st anniversary of our nation’s independence.  July 4th carries a special significance to those who continue to defend our land and way of life.  Independence Day is also a time of celebration and fun, to include water sports, picnics, and fireworks. 
  • Adjusted gate hours for Independence Day

    As Independence Day approaches, Patrick Air Force Base will change entry gate operating hours consistent with the direction for previous federal holidays. This change maximizes the number of defenders who can spend time with family and friends.  Patrick Air Force Base's East Gate will change operating hours beginning the evening of Friday, June 30,
  • 45th MSG change of command

    Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, presents Col. Kevin Williams, 45th Mission Support Group commander, with a guidon during a change of command ceremony June 16, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding official to the
  • Magazine Day at Pentagon showcases Airmen, innovation

    In the three years since its inception, the Air Force’s Magazine Day has cultivated relationships and strengthened interaction with media outlets to help spark future story ideas highlighting the innovation, courage and dedication of Airmen.
  • Patrick wings solidify partnership in epic way

    Most business agreements are solidified over coffee and a handshake at a boardroom table, but joint mission partners here commemorated signing their host-tenant support agreement in a first-time epic fashion.Host base commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, 45th Space Wing, and tenant unit commander Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing, agreed to
  • Lightning Safety: What you need to know

    Lightning is the second leading source of weather-related deaths in Florida. Central Florida is considered the nation’s ‘Lightning Alley’ with the most lightning per square mile in the U.S. Our lightning season begins in late May and ends in September. In the past, lightning was the number one source of weather-related deaths in Florida. However,