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  • SLD 45 saves 450 hours with ‘Stop the Silly’ campaign

    Time is a finite commodity. Many people struggle to find the time needed to carry out daily tasks, whether that be working, caring for their children or running errands. If those individuals had the benefit of saving 450 hours, the equivalent of nearly three weeks of vacation, they may get more accomplished.
  • “We need each of you”: SLD 45 hosts Resilience Day

    At some point in life, everyone will face a challenge. All of us will face stress. How we react to those challenges and that stress is key to overcoming adversity and fostering resiliency.
  • PSFB CE team to compete in first Air Force readiness challenge in 22 years

    Military members are constantly focused on full-spectrum readiness. They must be able to respond at a moment’s notice to any situation including humanitarian assistance operations, international rescue missions, counterterrorism, and combat.
  • CMSSF visits Patrick SFB and Cape Canaveral SFS

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force, Roger A. Towberman, visited Patrick Space Force Base and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., March 24 and 25, 2022.
  • ULA Atlas V launches Space Test Program SAT-6, LDPE-1 into orbit

    At 5:19 a.m., Dec. 7 while many along Florida’s space coast likely slept, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V at Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, powered the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program (STP)-3 mission and two satellites into space.
  • Air Force EOD team removes grenade from Florida home, flare from beach

    Discovering an explosive in the garage while you prepare for Thanksgiving, is probably not on anyone’s to-do list. When Johnny Winters, a tool technician from Georgia was cleaning out his father-in-law’s garage in Palm Bay, Florida, Nov. 24, he found an MK2 grenade.
  • SLD 45 supports mission to explore Jupiter's asteroids

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Lucy spacecraft launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, Oct. 16. The mission will be the first to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids, which could bring new insight to the history of the solar system.
  • Airmen claim USSF maintainer awards: ‘We are the insurance for the Space Force’

    Three Airmen at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, responsible for supporting missions valued at more than $5 billion, were selected as the top maintainers in the U.S. Space Force for 2020.
  • Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

    I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.
  • Patrick SFB, Cape Canaveral SFS support mission to ISS

    Just before 6 a.m., Friday, a SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket carried the four astronauts of Dragon Crew-2 from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, into space. The launch is the third commercial crew human space flight mission in less than a year. The crew, which consists of NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, from France, are set to dock with the International Space Station April 24.
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