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  • Historic Navaho missile welcomes visitors once again to CCSFS

    The Navaho missile has returned to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station after damage sustained during Hurricane Matthew forced a need for restoration.
  • 45th MDG begins initial COVID-19 vaccinations

    Medical technicians from the 45th Medical Group administered their first round of COVID-19 vaccinations Jan. 14, 2021, at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla. The first round of vaccines were administered to our first responders and healthcare personnel tier as well as our critical national capability tier.
  • Purdy assumes command of Patrick SFB and Cape Canaveral SFS

    Brig. Gen. Stephen Purdy assumed command of the 45th Space Wing in a ceremony held Jan. 5, 2021, at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla. The ceremony was presided over by Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, commander of Space Operations Command. The new Eastern Range commander arrived at the 45th Space Wing from a dual-hatted position as the Director of
  • Be who you needed when you were younger; 45th SW Airman chosen for Army social work program

    1st Lt. Miah Aranda, 45th Comptroller Squadron Financial Analysis flight commander, was one of two Air Force applicants to be chosen for the U.S. Army-University of Kentucky (UK) Master of Social Work (MSW) Program, where upon completion she will earn an appointment as an officer in social work.
  • Pershing II missile returns to CCAFS after renovations

    On October 28, after nearly nine months of extreme restoration, one of only seven Pershing II surface to surface missiles in existence returned to its new home in Hangar C at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.In 1987, after the signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States and the Soviet Union had to eliminate all short
  • AEHF-6 feet apart; 45th SW supports launch of first USSF rocket payload safely during pandemic

    In our current reality of self-quarantine, scarcely stocked grocery stores and temporarily closed establishments, one thing that cannot afford to be halted is the launch mission of the United States Space Force. On March 26, 2020, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, the 45th Space Wing and their mission partners safely and successfully launched
  • 45th FSS set to dish out another victory

    For professional hockey players, it is the Stanley Cup. For professional soccer players, it is the World Cup. For professional golfers, it is the Green Jacket. For food service professionals at the Riverside Dining Facility, it is the John L. Hennessy Trophy. For an unprecedented eighth consecutive year, the 45th Force Support Squadron is a top
  • Not your average rocket launch; 45th SW supports Pegasus ICON

    The 45th Space Wing supported the Pegasus ICON rocket launch on Nov. 7, 2018 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Skid Strip. Skid Strip? That’s quite different than a standard launch from the Cape – don’t rockets launch from pads? The skid strip, a smaller flight line on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, served as the acting “launch pad” for an
  • Acting SecAF Donovan visits the World’s Premier Gateway to Space

    Becoming the World’s Premier Gateway to Space does not happen overnight. It takes decades of dedication by men and women around the United States.Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the men and women at the 45th Space Wing and attended the 50th anniversary event of NASA’s historical Apollo 11, July 19-22.Since former President
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