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  • #1 Thunderbird secures commitment from Patrick-Cape Airmen

    Lt. Col. Greg Moseley, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird commander, administered the oath of enlistment to members of the 45th Space Wing and Air Force Technical Applications Center, Oct. 3, 2014, as part of the events leading up to the Melbourne Air & Space Show in Melbourne, Fla.In attendance were

  • AF updates voluntary education programs for FY15

    Active-duty Airmen who want to take advantage of military assistance programs for voluntary education in the coming academic year will experience several changes beginning Oct. 1.Air Force Credentialing Opportunities Online, or AF COOL, will take the place of the military tuition assistance, or

  • New automated system replaces base operators

    The 45th Space Communications Squadron switchboard, commonly referred to as the base operator, is no longer manned and has been replaced with an automated call tree as of Oct. 1, 2014.The automated call tree system is designed to minimize the impact to Team Patrick-Cape and allows a caller to step

  • Team Patrick-Cape Launches Atlas V CLIO Spacecraft

    The 45th Space Wing supported a successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO Spacecraft into orbit for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. The Spacecraft lifted off from here at The Cape at 8:10 p.m. from Launch Complex 41. The 45th Space Wing team of military

  • SpaceX launches AsiaSat 6 satellite from Complex 40 at 'The Cape'

    The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite here from Space Launch Complex 40 at 1 a.m. EDT Sept. 7.The Falcon 9 topped with the SpaceX fairing is 224.4 feet (68.4 meters) tall and 12 feet in

  • 30 days with space and cyber Airmen

    Air Force Space Command invites Airmen, their families, and the public to follow online as the 3rd Combat Camera Squadron tells the story of Airmen and mission partners conducting critical space and cyber missions during the month of September. The team will have unprecedented access to critical

  • Air Force uses lasers to preserve space history

    The site of one of America's proudest achievements is now little more than a weed-riddled concrete pad, surrounded by twisted, rusting metal.Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 14 is best known as the launch site for NASA's "Friendship 7," the flight that brought John Glenn fame as the first American to

  • Patrick AFB selected as finalist, American Airman video contest

    Staff Sgt. Aaron Burnley, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron and Master Sgt. Robert Mills, 45th Force Support Squadron, were selected to represent Air Force Space Command for the 2014 American Airman Video Contest. "Master Sgt. Mills asked me to help him with a concept he had for the video," Burnley said.

  • Shark of the Week: Becklin, Rivera

    Senior Airman David Rivera, patrolman, and Airman 1st Class Kristy Becklin, entry controller, both of the 45th Security Forces Squadron, were nominated for Shark of the Week.Carl Samples, 45th Communications Space Squadron, nominated the duo because they recognized his need for medical attention and

  • 45th SFS change of command

    Col. Glen Christensen, 45th Mission Support Group commander, left, presents Lt. Col. David E. Williams Jr., 45th Security Forces Squadron commander with the 45th SFS guidon during a change of command ceremony July 30 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition