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  • 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
  • CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH and MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD

    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.
  • Patrick Fire Department Urges Residents to “Have Two Ways Out!”

    If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of Americans households who made and estimate they thought they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening. Unfortunately,
  • Motorcycle Safety

    Safety, to some is just a word, to others it means staying alive. How about motorcycle safety? What things can you do to keep yourself alive? I mean hey, if not for yourself, how about for your family, friends, loved ones? You don't want to leave them behind, left to mourn their loved one. A widow, children left without a father or mother. Do you
  • 45th Space Wing Support to help deliver Endeavour to L.A.

    In 1987, Congress approved the construction of the fifth Space Shuttle orbiter, Endeavour (OV-105), to replace Challenger. Endeavour, named after the first ship commanded by 18th century British explorer James Cook, arrived at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 1991, on top of NASA's modified 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
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