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  • SFS holds Open House during National Police Week

    The 45th Security Forces Squadron held an open house at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., May 18, 2016, during National Police Week, to honor all law enforcement and first responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The open house included a Military Working Dog demonstration and a tour of the holding cells, dispatch center, mobile command post,
  • 45th Security Forces Squadron unveils improved military working dog obedience yard

    The 45th Security Forces Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil an upgraded military working dog obedience yard at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., May 11, 2016.The ceremony included a military working dog demonstration and featured Chiefs of Police and local law enforcement K-9 officers from across Brevard County. Among the upgrades include a canopy which lowers the temperature 10 to 20 degrees and keeps the team training year-round all while reducing the impact of rain, sun and heat on our training operations.
  • 45th Space Wing celebrates cultural diversity with ‘Taste of Asia’

    The 45th Space Wing hosted an Asian American and Pacific Islander event at the Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Shark Center, to kick off the heritage observance month with the Taste of Asia event May 4, 2016. The theme for this year's observance is: Walk together, embrace differences, build legacies, which is designed to bring cultural awareness
  • Do your part to keep wildlife healthy and wild

    All personnel are reminded that feeding wildlife on 45th Space Wing property is prohibited.Feeding wildlife causes animals to lose their fear of people and potentially become a danger to humans. In some cases, animals have had to be euthanized after habitual encroachment into populated areas.Providing food to wildlife that is not part of its
  • Leadership course inspires 45th Space Wing

    Lt. Col. Kevin Basik, PhD, the U.S. Air Force representative to the office of the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Military Professionalism, spoke to the 45th Space Wing about Professionalism, Enhancing Human Capital April 26, 2016 at the Patrick Air Force Base Professional Development Center, Fla. The course provided an initiative
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is recognized in April by both civilian and military communities. The DoD observes SAAPM by focusing on creating the appropriate culture to eliminate sexual assault and requiring a personal commitment from each service members. For more information click here: http://www.sapr.mil/
  • Base, community 'team' up for youth sports

    Base community partnership initiatives continue as a newly signed memorandum of agreement between the 45th Space Wing and Satellite Beach, Fla., which allows for expanded youth programs for both military and community youth. The agreement allows youth in Satellite Beach to access the base Youth Programs' School Age Care and Open Recreation
  • St. Patrick's Day theme 5K benefits AFAF campaign

    Members from Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station participated in the 2016 Air Force Assistance Fund 5K Run, March 25, 2016, which benefits the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Enlisted Village, Air Force Village and the General and Mrs. Curtis E. LeMay Foundation.The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign, titled 'Airmen
  • One question reveals three Sharks were once Rams

    Three leaders in space operations didn't have to travel to the moon to look back and see the Earth can seem like a small place.Colonels Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, Shannon Klug, 45th Weather Squadron commander,and Daniel Gottrich, 45th SW chief of safety, recently discovered they passed each other in the hallways of James W.
  • A new woman: Transgender civilian Airman embraces change

    (This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.)When Laura Perry first entered her office dressed as a woman, it was a colossal step in her yearslong quest for self-identity. It was time to show the world her true self."I came to work a different person,"