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Default Air Force Logo Zika Virus 2017, what you need to know
As mosquito season ramps up this summer, we want to provide you with information to keep you and your family safe. Mosquitos have the ability to transmit the Zika virus and the following are the latest facts.  To date there have been no cases of local transmission of the Zika Virus in Brevard County or the 45th Space Wing. Although there have been
0 7/05
2017
The 45th Space Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith (left) and 920th Rescue Wing Commander Colonel Kurt A. Matthews, shake hands prior to tandem skydiving June 8, 2017, over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, to demonstrate their wing's commitment to mutual-support and shared resources in an unforgettable way after signing a new host-tenant support agreement. (U.S. Air Force photo / Matthew Jurgens) Patrick Air Force Wings solidify partnership in epic way
Most business agreements are solidified over coffee and a handshake at a boardroom table, but joint mission partners here commemorated signing their host-tenant support agreement in a first-time epic fashion. Host base commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, 45th Space Wing, and tenant unit commander Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing, agreed to
0 6/19
2017
Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, (right), pararescueman, and his wingmen, Maj. Paul Carpenter (center), HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter instructor pilot, and Chief Master Sgt. Randolph Wells, special mission aviation superintendent, gave a presentation on resiliency to 45th Space Wing and Air Force Technical Applications Center Airmen May 19 and 22. The three embarked on a 2011 deployment to save lives when O’Niell was shot through both legs during a combat rescue mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo SrA Brandon Kalloo Sanes) A lesson in resiliency; Airman shares journey after combat injury takes leg
Difficult and challenging things happen to everyone, but having resiliency is the ability to bounce back after facing diversity, said the 45th Space Wing Interim Command Chief Master Sgt. Alexander Hall as he addressed Airmen during Wingman Day.  The command chief then turned the floor over to Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, pararescueman, and his Air
0 5/23
2017
The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 April 18, 2017, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 11:11 a.m. ET. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance) 45th Space Wing enables nation's space mission
Space launches may soon be an almost weekly sight on Florida's Space Coast. As the need for space lift grows globally, partnerships between the Air Force, other government agencies and the commercial space industry are enhancing the 45th Space Wing's vision of remaining the world's premier gateway to space.
0 5/18
2017
While surf fishing off the beach at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Tech. Sgt. Shaun Hartman risked his life to save 8 others who got caught in rip currents April 14, 2017. Three weeks after that harrowing day during the 920th Rescue Wing’s drill training weekend May 7, 2017, Vice Wing Commander Col. P. Brett Howard presented Hartman with the wing commander’s coin at the 308th Rescue Squadron where he serves as a medical logistics technician, for his heroics. 
Citizen Airman saves eight people from drowning
Sometimes spending time at the beach is just what one needs after a long day at work; however, for one Air Force Reserve Airman, his beach time was just what eight others needed. While surf fishing off the beach at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Tech. Sgt. Shaun Hartman risked his life to save eight others who got caught in rip currents April 14,
0 5/07
2017
The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET. (Courtesy photo by ULA) Citizen Airman support successful rocket launch of weather satellite
Against a clear fall night on Florida's Space Coast, Citizen Airmen piloting an Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, a few miles from Space Launch Complex 41 here, had the best view of an Atlas V rocket as it pierced the sky carrying a Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET.Prior to the launch, the
0 11/19
2016
Patrick Air Force Base and Sea World personnel team up to help a  sick whale Sept. 7, which led Air Force Reservist Tech. Sgt. Bridget Gayden, 920th Rescue Wing Security Forces Airman, to become a Sea World volunteer to help sick animals.(U.S. Air Force photo Master Sgt. Paul Flipse) Beached whale encounter leads Airman to Sea World volunteerism
As an Air Force Reserve security forces Airman, Tech. Sgt. Bridget Gayden never imagined she’d be responding to help a sick mammal, however on Sept. 7, Gayden and fellow 920th Rescue Wing SF Airmen were called to help a 10-foot whale stranded on Patrick Air Force Base’s beach.“It was an unforgettable experience,” said Gayden which led her to
0 10/18
2016
Two pararescumen (PJs) ascend up a six-story building during the 2016 Pararescue Rodeo hosted by the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, September 22, 2016. The rodeo, also known as a skills competition, was a week-long event which tested PJs on skill sets such as precision-parachute jumping, rifle and pistol accuracy shooting, open-ocean surface swimming, high-angle and confined space rescues, water rescues and overall physical endurance. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Katie Spencer) Not a typical day at the beach; Pararescue Rodeo tests battlefield Airmen
The 920th Rescue Wing hosted the 2016 Pararescue Rodeo in and around Florida's Space Coast Sept. 19-23. The Guardian Angel Team from the 308th Rescue Squadron here put 46 battlefield Airmen through the rigors of battle-ready drills to save lives in combat, amongst Florida’s tropical environment. Far from a day at the beach, the skills competition,
0 9/30
2016
More than 20 local Space Coast clergy members pose for a photograph during Clergy Appreciation Day Aug. 29, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The guests were provided with a spiritual seminar hosted by the 45th Space Wing and the 920th Rescue Wing where they learned more about both missions and the Airmen who carry them out. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) Clergy Appreciation Day lifts spirits

0 8/30
2016
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