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AFNWCA  wins Air Force award The Air Force Nuclear Weapons and Counterproliferation Agency has been won the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for its work from Oct. 1, 2003 to Sept. 30, 2005. Subordinate units assigned directly to parent organizations can share in these awards provided the parent organization identified them as eligible and
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Climbing Gym Paddy's Day Competition March 15 at 5 p.m. at the outdoor recreation climbing gym. Win prizes and help strengthen the base climbing community. Entrance fee is $3 in advance or $5 at the door and includes food, prizes and much more. Call 846-1499. Kids Rock Beginner instruction for ages 5-10 at the Kirtland climbing gym on March 22 from
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Default Air Force Logo AFIA hosts medical conference
The Air Force Inspection Agency is sponsoring an international accreditation conference for Air Force medics March 12-14 here. The purpose of this conference is to review military and national medical standards, and brief trends and findings in order to improve medical care throughout the Air Force. This is the first time the annual conference will
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AFAF Kickoff The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kick-off breakfast will be March 16 from 9-10 a.m. in the chapel annex. Questions about the AFAF here can be directed to Sergeant Shearer 846-9576 or Capt. Ernest Scott at 846-3553.Clubs KOSC The Kirtland Officers' Spouses' Club raises funds to sponsor charitable, educational and welfare projects
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Default Air Force Logo Directorate’s Airmen, civilians receive honors
Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate recognized several of its military and civilian personnel during a ceremony conducted here Feb. 20. For his participation in the inaugural AFRL Commander's Challenge, 1st Lt. Kenneth McDougall received the Air Force Achievement Medal. In addition, R. Scott Erwin earned the Award for
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BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Senior Airman Nikia Sylvester, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Finance Office cashier, counts money for a customer Feb. 27. Airman Sylvester is deployed from Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., on her first deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Nathan Doza) Kirtland Airmen ‘paying the way’ in Balad
For every T-barrier installed, aircraft taking off or printer toner cartridge replaced at Balad Air Base, a financial transaction goes unnoticed by most. A team of five Airmen deployed here from Kirtland AFB, are "paying the way" for the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing. "It's motivating to see purchase requests come and go through the office," said
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Vicki Carlson, Air Force spouse, speaks about her experiences as the spouse of a general officer and offers advice and support to other spouses. Mrs. Carlson visited Kirtland with her husband, Gen. Bruce Carlson, Feb. 21 to tour the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Laurence Zankowski) Mrs. Carlson offers advice, support to Air Force spouses
Vicki Carlson has been married to Gen. Bruce Carlson, Air Force Materiel Command commander, for nearly 40 years and in that time she has truly lived the Air Force lifestyle. While visiting here with her husband, she offered very sound advice for current Air Force spouses based on her personal experience. While she acknowledges moving around so
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Default Air Force Logo Medical group helps improve patient safety during Patient Safety Awareness Week
Each year between 44,000 and 98,000 people die in U.S. hospitals as a result of medical errors, according to a 1999 study by the Institute of Medicine. The 377th Medical Group is joining together with more than 450 hospitals and health systems for National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 4-10 to improve patient safety. The theme of the week is
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Legal office closes The base legal office will be closed March 14-15 for a staff assistance visit. Weed control begins Civil engineers are gearing up for the summer growing season and applying a spray growth pre-emergent on the xeriscape landscape on base. The spray prevents seeds from weeds and rogue grasses from growing. The water-based spray has
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Default Air Force Logo Save Your Vision Month:Ophthalmology flight gives tips for good eye health
Imagine going to a basketball game, driving the lane, taking an elbow to the face and then everything gets blurry. The crowd turns to a haze and you fall to the ground. You're the next victim of an accidental sports eye injury and may lose your career; you may even lose your sight. Imagine waking up but your whole world is fuzzy; the annoying spot
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