Patrick SFB Announcement:
On 11 May 2021, the Department of the Air Force will re-designate the 45th Space Wing at Patrick Space Force Base as Space Launch Delta 45 (SLD 45). The SLD 45 will continue to report to Space Operations Command until Space Systems Command is formally established in the coming months. Below are the organization changes included with this re-designation:
The establishment of the U.S. Space Force is a monumental step forward in the recognition of the importance of space as a war fighting domain. Re-designating Air Force installations as Space Force installations is critical to establishing a distinct culture and identity for the Space Force.