Whether you’re PCSing or retiring here, you’ll have the time of your life.
From deep-sea fishing to golfing and everything in between, you’ll have plenty to do here.
About Patrick Air Force Base
Patrick Air Force Base is home to the 45th Space Wing whose officers and airmen manage all launches of unmanned rockets at CCAFS. The Air Force Technical Applications Center is also based here. It is the sole Department of Defense agency operating and maintaining a global network of nuclear event detection sensors.
Schools in Brevard County are Top Notch
The schools in Brevard County are among the top in the state. Brevard Public Schools won the 2007 Governor’s Sterling Award recognizing it as a role model for excellence. Additionally, five of the 23 schools in the nation chosen as a “Glasser Quality School” are located in Brevard County. Click on the link above for more information on the school system and to find out which school you will be zoned for in your neighborhood.
Surfing in Brevard County
We have some of the premier surfing spots on the East Coast here in Brevard County and it is considered one of the best places for beginning surfers. So, go out and get your feet wet. For a daily local surf report, visit: Surf Report.
With the close proximity of Patrick AFB to some of the world’s biggest attractions – such as Disney World and NASA’s Space Center – you should never run out of exciting things to see and do.
Here is a list of attractions that are within one hour’s drive from Patrick AFB:
- Andretti Thrill Park
– Maxwell King Center for the Performing Arts
- Brevard Zoo
– Washington Nationals – Space Coast Stadium
– Kennedy Space Center
– Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
– Disney World
– Universal Studios
– Sea World
– Airboat – Eco Tours
– Daytona Beach And Speedway
Shopping in Our Area
There are ample shopping opportunities in this area. In fact, there’s a new, sprawling outdoor mall called The Avenue Viera.
The Melbourne Square Mall is a one-stop shopping destination. There is a new custom-designed children’s play area that incorporates artistic playtime, a children’s library/reading area, adult seating and even a baby changing station.
The Merritt Square Mall believes it has “Everything Under the Sun” with restaurants as well as a movie theater.