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  • In the dawns early light: Honor Flight connects past with present

    Imagine being 93 years old and still doing more by 9 a.m. than most people do all day. That phrase has long been a military motto; and is as true now as ever. Local World War II and Korean War veterans headed off to Washington D.C. in true hero fashion, as part of the Honor Flight program, where a crowd of roaring military personnel, volunteers,
  • Marathon Man: Air Force major to complete 75th marathon in 9 years

    One man. Nine years. 74 marathons.For many, this sounds like an unattainable goal, but Maj. Joel Fenlason has no plans to slow down just yet. Running is his therapy, and each marathon presents a new challenge.He started running marathons in 2005 when he was 31 years old. His goal was to complete 50 marathons by his 40th birthday. Now 40, he is
  • Ignite Innovation - Meet your team!

    The Innovate NOW! Project Team was organized to lead our installation's effort to inspire and instill a culture of innovation. Earlier this year, Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, the 45th Space Wing commander, assembled a team of volunteers to organize an initiative that will empower individuals at all levels (Airmen, civilians and contractors) to generate
  • Family Care Provider - A ticket your own business

    Child care can be one of the greatest challenges for military families moving from place to place every few years. Although the base provides child care services through the Youth Center and the Child Development Center, some may require special care and during busy seasons the facilities can be overfilled. The Family Care Coordinator program

    April is a time to think of bright sunny days, flowers springing to life, and summer time fun right around the corner. It is also the time to stop and think about how we can help someone in our community. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. As the president stated recently in his National Child Abuse
  • Pet Obesity: It’s more serious than you may think

    Did you know ... approximately 50% of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese?Do you have a round pup? The health risks of obesity are real. It contributes to many medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart and lung disease, high blood pressure, compromised immune function and can even predispose to certain types of cancer. It has been well
  • Family Services: Airman’s Attic and much more

    With all the stresses of military life, including moves every few years, a little help can go a long way.Family Services is dedicated to helping those who serve the Department of Defense. Programs offered:· Airman's Attic -- household items such as kitchen wares, living room, bedroom, yard and other equipment to Airmen who are E-5 and below· Swap
  • 45th Civil Engineer Squadron cleans house for awards given by AFSPC

    It is the Wing's distinct pleasure to congratulate the winners of the 2012 Air Force Space Command Civil Engineer annual awards competition. These units, flights and individuals displayed outstanding commitment, dedication, pride and professionalism."Every day you make me extremely proud by what you accomplish across this Wing," said Lt. Col. Susan
  • 45th Space Wing Officer honored to be part of Honor Flight

    Every year, the Space Coast Honor Flight Program sends hundreds of World War II veterans to see their memorials and other monuments in Washington D.C. free of charge. According to Honor Flight officals, there are approximately 9,600 veterans who live in Brevard County alone. My first experience with Honor Flight last Saturday morning rattled my
  • Tie a purple ribbon

    October is domestic violence awareness month. Family Advocacy is promoting "Tie a Purple Ribbon" campaign to support Domestic Violence Awareness month. We encourage everyone to display a purple ribbon somewhere on their vehicle. Domestic Violence is a cycle of behavior used to gain control, power, and intimidation over a spouse or intimate partner.