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  • What Is Your Testimony?

    I grew up in a religious family and had to go to church every Sunday whether I wanted to or not. On Sunday evenings we would have testimony service where people would get up and talk about some of the challenges they overcame and / or gave thanks for some good things that happened in their life.

  • Let’s show them what we’re made of!

    Team Patrick-Cape,Before I get going on the upcoming inspection, let me start by offering our congratulations to Space X for successfully launching SES-8 from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station late Tuesday afternoon.We were proud to once again display the expertise and flexibility of

  • Giving Thanks for Atlas V and MAVEN Mission Success

    Just over a week ago, the 45th Space Wing and our mission partners sent the MAVEN spacecraft into a heliocentric transfer orbit on the way to Mars. We basically lifted and accelerated a 5,410-pound chunk containing some of the most precise and sensitive science instruments ever built and hurtled it

  • Be Thankful; Be 'Extra' Safe This Weekend

    Team Patrick-Cape,I don't have to tell you this has been a very troubling and trying year for many of you, for our "Civilian Airmen" who had to deal with a lot of things they had no control over ... and more recently, for our civilian and uniformed members who are grieving the loss of teammates in 3

  • Honoring Veterans, Half a world away!

    In America, Veterans Day is a time to remember those who took a noble calling to defend and protect the United States. On Ascension Island, 45th Operations Group, Detachment 2, plays an important role in the annual "Remembrance Day" ceremony honoring veterans of both the United States and England.

  • Wing CC: So proud to be your commander

    Congrats to "Team Patrick-Cape" for once again answering the bell this week and coming out swinging. Like I predicted last week, you hit the home-run we were looking for.Not only did we successfully launch NASA's MAVEN mission from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Monday

  • The Rearview; A Leadership Perspective

    How effective is leadership without a vision? Vision is a main pillar of leadership, so great leaders must also be visionaries. A visionary is described as a person with keen foresight who thinks about the future or advancements in creative and imaginative ways.One of my most infl uential leaders

  • Getting Ready to show off: Twice!

    Team, even as we continue to try to get back to some sort of "normalcy" here at the 45th Space Wing, especially after all we've been through these past few weeks, we still need to keep our eyes on what's just around the corner.As I'm sure you are all well aware, we recently got the official

  • Government Shutdown Status

    At Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, every activity being worked, and many facilities or services that are open, are mission essential in support of launch operations. Some of the services you see open are NAF or non-appropriated funds; therefore, these services are not funded by

  • When to Seek Help

    We all have breaking points. Imagine you are wearing a backpack that is being filled with weights. Some of us might collapse at 50 pounds, some of us at 150 pounds, and some of us might make it to 500 pounds, but at some point we will all collapse no matter how much we would like to stand upright.