Brevard News

Remembering Banana River Naval Air Station Fox Terrier Mascot, Second Class ‘Skippy’ After 80 Years

One such animal was “Skippy,” who was the mascot of Headquarters Squadron 12, or Hedron 12, stationed at Banana River Naval Air Station (BRNAS), which became Patrick Air Force Base in 1950, and now, Patrick Space Force Base. Skippy, above, was assigned a service number of 000-00-01, and given the rating of “Mascot, Second Class.” He would later earn his wings which he proudly wore on his specially designed flight jacket. […]

Brevard Business News

U.S. Air Force Selects Patrick Space Force Base as Preferred Location to Host STARCOM Training Headquarters

The Department of the Air Force selected Patrick Space Force Base in Brevard County, Florida, as the preferred location to host the Space Training and Readiness Command  (STARCOM) Headquarters, along with Space Delta 10. Today’s announcement further solidifies Brevard County and Florida’s dominance as the most military-friendly state and position as America’s hub for military and private space operations. […]

Brevard News

EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP: Patrick Space Force Base 920th First Sergeant Council Receives Council of the Year Award

For exemplary leadership and outstanding contributions to the 920th Rescue Wing’s combat search and rescue mission, the 920th Rescue Wing’s First Sergeant Council was named not only the 10th Air Force’s 2022 First Sergeant Council of the Year but also the 2022 Air Force Reserve Command First Sergeant Council of the Year. […]