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  • Essence of leadership … influence

    I had the opportunity to attend a Basic Military Training (BMT) graduation a couple of years ago, which was a memorable, personal and professional experience. It was personal because my oldest son was one of the graduates. It was professionally memorable because I was reminded of the commander’s

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Embracing, Enriching, Enabling

    Each year, the Department of Defense observes and celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.   The observance month is designated to celebrate the cultures and heritages, and honor the invaluable contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the

  • Emergency management: A behind the scenes look on the Eastern Range

    Last week, the 45th Space Wing’s Incident Management Team responded to the Falcon 9 Static Test Fire anomaly on Space Launch Complex 40. The explosion occurred Sept. 1 at approximately 9:07 a.m. as many of us were just returning from our morning meetings. Minutes later I got the call … it’s the call

  • No mission without support; commander's call connects unit to the Cape

    The purpose of commander’s call is to bring together an entire unit to discuss important issues and recognize outstanding accomplishments. While I always aim to make these events educational, informative and enjoyable, I wanted to achieve these objectives in a new and exciting way this quarter.  To

  • 45th Space Wing showcases mission during Family Day

    The 45th Space Wing hosted a rare opportunity for more than 2,500 family and friends to tour Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, April 23, 2016. Guests received an inside look at space launch operations here and landing facilities at the most active spaceport on the Eastern seaboard of the

  • Wing prepares for upcoming command cyber readiness inspection in May

    The 45th Space Wing will undergo an information technology and security inspection, known as the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI), beginning the week of May 23, 2016. Each person's vigilance about cyber security is critical to mission success and keeping the 45th Space Wing the World's

  • Celebrate National Children's Dental Month in February

    Children are faced with a bewildering array of food choices -- from fresh produce to sugar-laden processed convenience meals and snacks foods. What children are eating today poses not only a serious concern regarding their overall health, but more specifically it affects their oral health. Americans

  • 45th SW commander delivers holiday safety message

    SharksThere is no better way to round out the year than with the historic launch of a Falcon 9 rocket... ending with a picture-perfect landing of its first stage booster back on Earth. This successful launch (#17) and landing (#1) would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of

  • AFSPC commander issues winter holiday message

    To the men and women of Air Force Space Command,The holiday season is upon us in all its glory!  As we take time to unwind and spend time with family and friends, I encourage you to remember our deployed Airmen, their families, and those who may not be able to spend the holidays with their