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  • USAF Academy cadets immerse in 45th Space Wing operations

    A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy were given the opportunity to spend two weeks here as an introduction to military life. The program, named Operation Air Force, allows future leaders to visit active duty bases to learn about the various mission capabilities and responsibilities contained within a wing. They were given a number of
  • 45th SW supports successful Atlas V MUOS-5 launch

    The Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the MUOS-5 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here June 24, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. ET. The ULA Atlas V rocket is carrying the U.S. Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite built by Lockheed Martin.  MUOS is the U.S.
  • 14th AF commander and command chief visit 45th Space Wing team

    Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Craig Neri, 14th AF command chief and command senior enlisted leader for JFCC Space, visited Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force
  • 45th SW successfully launches Falcon 9 JCSAT-14

    The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing supported the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 JCSAT-14 launch May 6 at 1:21 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 here.JCSAT-14 is a communications satellite designed and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. The satellite is designed to provide TV programming and
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