Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess is Commander, 45th Space Wing, and Director, Eastern Range, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. General Schiess is responsible for more than 15,000 military, DoD civilian and contracted personnel.. Air Force Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith (center), commander of the 45th Space Wing and director of the Eastern Range at Patrick Air Force Base, was awarded this year’s Solomon Portrait of Excellence by the Brevard County Tourist Development Council.. Retired 45th Space Wing commander Monteith to lead FAA's commercial space office U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith retired in August to conclude three years as commander of the 45th Space . Commander of the 45th Space Wing Brig. Gen. Douglas Schiess. In the background is a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket that will launch the Air Force AEHF-4 communications satellite Oct. 17.. BY ORDER OF THE COMMANDER 45TH SPACE WING 45TH SPACE WING INSTRUCTION 40-101 1 SEPTEMBER 1994 Medical Command HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM OPR: 45 MDG/SGZ (Ms Marjorie Gormel) Certified by: 45 MDG/CC (Col William G. Trent). by order of the commander 45th space wing 45th space wing instruction 10-601 10 april 2018 operations acceptance of new workloads compliance with this publication is mandatory.