What does a rocket never before launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, unfavorable weather conditions and a launch pad with a dry spell of over 15 years have in common? A seven-man weather team from the 45th Space Wing, led by Mr. David Craft, launch weather officer and retired airman.
On July 31, 2018, the 45th Space Wing inactivated the 45th Launch Group, combining their launch mission and personnel with the 45th Operations Group. The personnel from both groups will be led by Col. Steven Lang, commander of the 45th OG.
With a final farewell and the push of a plunger, Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing Commander, demolished the nearly 200-foot-tall towers at 7 a.m. July 12 at Space Launch Complex 17, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Over 100 service members gathered at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida, July 7, 2018, for a flag unfurling before the night’s race, the Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400.
Thirty Air Force recruits in the Delayed Entry Program, or DEP, swore in during a ceremony presided over by Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, commander of the 45th Space Wing at Space Launch Complex-37 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.