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  • 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
  • Safety begins by reading labels

    Summer is traditionally a popular season to work on do-it-yourself projects, from everything to home improvements to online self-assembled crafts. While people are eager to get started, the most important aspect of any project isn't making a supply list, or finding the best deal; it's safety first. "Anytime directions or instructions are involved,
  • Taking pride in Americans

    (Editor's note: This is part 2 of a 2-part series recognizing LGBT month)As Pride Month continues, it is important to recognize the achievements of individuals; past and present, which have made a difference in the lives of every American. It is this history that has defined the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its movement in
  • Vindication comes to scientist 60 years later

    Although not that long ago, it's somewhat difficult to imagine a world without global positioning systems, Google Earth or the Internet.It's harder still to visualize a 21st century scientific research laboratory without super computers, high definition microscopes or fully-digitized equipment.Yet, without all those significant technological
  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month honors service, luau

    Asian American and Pacific Islander month occurs in May, nationally and within the Department of Defense. During the month, many events are scheduled at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, to honor the devoted service and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, both past and present.According to the Library of Congress, the
  • 10 hurricane preparation tips to know

    The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre- existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to produce the violent winds, incredible waves, torrential rains, and floods we associate with this phenomenon. The official hurricane season for
  • 'Here comes the boom'

    Although it is a job that has been glorified by Hollywood in recent years, the men and women who have earned the right to call themselves Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians know that the job is anything but. It's flat out hard work.With temperatures reaching into the mid-90s on a supposedly "spring-like" day, the EOD technicians from the 386th
  • Team Patrick-Cape walks a ‘mile in her shoes’

    Team Patrick-Cape volunteers place 1,046-marker flags near the track at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., April 18, 2014, to symbolize the number of reported sexual assault victims in the Air Force in 2013. The 45th Space Wing hosted a "Mile in her Shoes" run-walk, in conjunction with other Sexual Assault Awareness events during April. (U.S. Air Force