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  • Defenders save the day

    What should have been a routine start to the work day, turned into a lifesaving event at Patrick Air Force Base's South Gate entrance Dec. 8, 2015. Gearing up for rush hour traffic for Security Force Defenders is hectic to say the least, but is also a time when vigilance is most critical. Senior Airman Carmen Bigas, of the 45th Security Forces
  • Shark of the Week: Pemberton

    Gail Pemberton, 45th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy volunteer, was nominated for Shark of the Week.Staff Sgt. Jessica Brock, 45th MDOS physical therapy technician, and Tech. Sgt. Michelle Wright, 45th MDOS physical therapy technician, nominated Pemberton because the duo said she is motivated and has been pivotal in the success of the
  • Spence: Shark of the Week

    Pat Spence, 45th Medical Operations Squadron Physical Therapy volunteer, was selected for Shark of the Week.Spence was nominated because of her dedication to the military, and because the work she does fosters an environment of support and accomplishment, according to Tech. Sgt. Michelle Wright, 45th MDOS, who nominated her.Spence has been
  • PAFB lieutenant helps car accident victim

    Airmen seldom know how their unique training will benefit someone in need, but one Patrick Air Force Base second lieutenant found that his training helped save a man's life.It was just before 8 p.m., Aug. 8, 2014, when 2nd Lt. Benjamin Deschane, 5th Space Launch Squadron ordnance engineer for the Atlas V rocket program, was traveling westbound on
  • Arango-Morales: Shark of the Week

    Staff Sgt. Jacklyn Arango-Morales, 45th Operations Group Airfield Management Operations supervisor, was selected for Shark of the Week.Arango-Morales was nominated by Chief Master Sgt. James A. Isom III, 45th OG, because he said she is the epitome of the Air Force Core Values. In a moment of potential concern, she volunteered for a temporary
  • Tornado Season – Be prepared

    The winter tornado season in central Florida usually peaks February to April. However, our winter tornadoes can strike as early as December.Are you prepared?Tornado safety is an easy 2-step process.Step-1 -- Have A Plan:  Identify the safest room in your building and ensure everyone knows it. This applies at both home and work. The safest rooms are
  • What's stopping you from getting help?

    The 45th Medical Group has people and programs to get you the care you need - you are not alone!You can't readily see it, it can't be fixed with a splint or cast and it can't be detected by taking your blood pressure or temperature. But make no mistake about it; depression during the holidays is very common, according to Carmen J. Acevedo, a
  • AFSPC commander sends Thanksgiving holiday safety message

    To the Air Force Space Command family,Thanksgiving has many great traditions; turkey, pumpkin pie (pecan for our southern relatives), casseroles, a warm fire and a day cheering on your favorite team, to name a few.  However, the best Thanksgiving tradition is quality time spent with family, friends and loved ones, as evidenced by the millions of
  • Patrick-Cape supports NDEAM, TRM awareness

    Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and Triple Ribbon Month are observed as part of a nationwide annual campaign to raise awareness. The purpose of NDEAM is to educate people about disability employment and celebrate the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities. The 2014 theme is: "Expect.
  • Commissaries ‘go pink’ for breast cancer awareness

    Commissary shoppers will see lots of pink in October."Throughout October, our customers will find samplings and demonstrations in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month," said Tracie Russ, DeCA's director of sales.In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, DeCA's industry partners - vendors, suppliers and brokers - are
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