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Default Air Force Logo Enlisted nominees compete for Outstanding Airmen of the Year honors
Enlisted members from throughout Air Force Materiel Command units will compete for AFMC Outstanding Airmen of the Year honors April 26 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This year's ceremony is the first time the event will be held someplace other than Wright-Patterson AFB since the command was established in 1992. "The change in venue is tied to Eglin
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Default Air Force Logo Sexual assault myths broken down
Sexual Assault Awareness Month, held in April, continues to reinforce the Department of Defense's goal to eliminate sexual assault within the armed forces. The DOD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program consists of prevention, education and training, coupled with a comprehensive response capability that focuses on victim support, enhanced
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Default Air Force Logo 377th SFS begins crime prevention programs
The 377th Security Forces Squadron Resource Protection/Crime Prevention Section invites you to participate in Operation Identification. This program is pivotal in deterring and recovering personal property. Most burglars sell what they steal, making it hard for police to trace stolen goods. Once items are gone from you, your television looks just
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Default Air Force Logo AFAF continues through April 27
A young Airman serving his country deployed in Iraq thinks of his family often, but he doesn't need the added burden of worrying about whether his wife and children will have heat during a long, cold winter. When the family's furnace went out, the Air Force Aid Society stepped in and assisted in replacing the furnace, easing the mind of the family
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Default Air Force Logo Holocaust Remembrance Day April 15
Editor's note: The Kirtland Chief's Group will display a Days of Remembrance Exhibit at the Base Exchange April 16-21. The hours for the exhibit will be from Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. Holocaust Remembrance Day is a day that has been set aside for remembering the
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Tuskegee Airman Robert Lawrence is honored by the Kirtland AFB Honor Guard as he and wife Tina pass down a terminal in the Albuquerque International Sunport Saturday. Mr. Lawrence returned from Washington, D.C., where he and the other Tuskegee Airmen received the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, which is the highest civilian award bestowed by the U.S. Congress. The medal was first presented in 1776 to George Washington since then it has been awarded to American heroes in all walks of life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Adam Wooten)
Tuskegee Airman returns with Congressional Gold Medal

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Staff Sgt. Michael Bigelow (left) and Senior Airman David Hallmon inspect unfired ammunition March 21 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. All unserviceable ammo is sent to the explosive ordnance disposal team for detonation. The Airmen are munitions specialists with the 506th Air Expeditionary Group. Airman Hallmon is deployed from the 377th Maintenance Squadron (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bradley A. Lail) Kirtland munitions Airman on the job

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Airman 1st Class Evan Pinkerton, left, and 1st Lt. Will Thompson stand together after a ?scarfing ceremony? at the 551st Special Operations Squadron, here. Airman Pinkerton is the last flight engineer student to graduate from the squadron, and Lieutenant Thompson is the final pilot to graduate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Alex Carothers) Last graduates receive scarfs

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(Atomic Flyer) Cloud Samplers Head for ?Rock?
April 4, 1958
The 4926th Test Squadron (Sampling), winner of the Air Force Special Weapons Center  1957 annual flying safety award, left here Tuesday morning for the 5,000-mile flight to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands,  and this year?s overseas nuclear weapons test series.
The squadron, flying B-57s, is the last major Kirtland contingent to leave for Operation Hardtack, scheduled to start this month.
Families and friends were on hand to see 10 twin ? jet bombers take off in two flights of five each.  The planes, equipped with long-distance fuel tanks, will stop in California, Hawaii, and Johnson Island on their way to the ?Rock.? (U.S. Air Force photo)


377th Combat Support Group stands up
April 8, 1966
The 377th Combat Support Group, fore-runner to the 377th Air Base Wing, was activated and organized at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam. Celebrating Air Force's 60th

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Airmen from one of the Nuclear Weapons Center?s units prepare for combat during an exercise here. The NWC is not only consolidating the Air Force?s nuclear weapons functions under the leadership of one unit, it is also training its Airmen to fight terrorism and preparing them for their duties in combat. The center is celebrating a year of success and superior performances in headquarters lead inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Berenger)                               Happy birthday NWC: Nuclear Weapons Center celebrates year of success
In the short time it has existed the Nuclear Weapons Center here has had a lot of accomplishments on its way to becoming the Air Force's Nuclear Center of Excellence. The NWC was created here March 31, 2006 and has two wings under it, the 498th Armament Systems Wing and the 377th Air Base Wing. In March 2006, Col. Terrence Feehan, the then-377th
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