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Default Air Force Logo DMOC helps Army, Air Force work together
One of the most important Department of Defense objectives is well-integrated joint operations. While this concept is put into practice at deployed locations, most organizations desire increased joint training opportunities. The Air Force's Distributed Mission Operations Center here provides joint training prior to deployment.The DMOC has the
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Default Air Force Logo Security forces changes for AFSO21
Changes are in the works at the 377th Security Forces Squadron -- and that's exactly what Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century is all about. AFSO21 is the name given to improvement initiatives mandated by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Mosely and Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne.1st Lt. Tom Griffy, security forces
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Default Air Force Logo Team Kirtland members take giving blood personally
Chief Master Sgt. Marie Potts has seen a lot of blood hung on IV stands working as a medic during her Air Force career. She says that on a technical level saving lives is very near and dear to her, so on a personal level, donating blood is very important to her because it "truly is the gift of life -- and it's free."Peter Quichocho says he doesn't
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Default Air Force Logo LPDP training exposes base lieutenants to opportunities
The goal of the upcoming Lieutenant's Professional Development Program is to not only fill in the gaps and answer questions junior officers might have, but it's also aimed at exposing them to the wealth of opportunities open to them with Kirtland's diverse missions in action and to give them an opportunity to network with peers and senior
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Default Air Force Logo Littering with tobacco products proving costly with new ordinance
Smoking just got a little more expensive -- if you don't Properly dispose of your cigarette or cigar butts. An amendment to an existing Albuquerque ordinance went into effect Monday making littering with smoking products even more costly.The ordinance imposes a $250 minimum fine for first-time offenders cited for improperly disposing of tobacco
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2006
Default Air Force Logo DNWS receives new commandant
Army Col. John Mark Mattox assumed his new post as the Defense Nuclear Weapons School commandant in mid-August 2006.The Defense Threat Reduction Agency's education and training center provides unique academic training in nuclear weapons, radiological accident response and proliferation-related issues for the Department of Defense and other federal
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2006
Default Air Force Logo 58th graduates last FE class
As four students received their wings, an era came to a close. The last class graduated from the Basic Helicopter Flight Engineer course here Oct. 17.Kirtland has been the home of the BHFE course since April 1988. The first BHFE course was taught at Sheppard AFB, Texas, in Jan. 1980. Prior to the development of the BHFE course, flight mechanics
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Forming the future
Education is the key to achieving a higher rank in society, both professionally and personally, and it's no different in the Air Force. The Airman Leadership School, designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors, also provides the skills necessary to succeed outside the military -- be it in the corporate workforce or in the way
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Army veternarian finds home on Air Force base
Army Capt. Elizabeth Mansi is the new base veterinarian here."Ever since I was a little kid, I have always, always wanted to be a veterinarian -- I have never thought about pursuing a different career path. The thought of being in the military hadn't occurred to me until later in life and when I found out I could do both, I knew that that was the
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Mountain View Club offers everyone something
The Mountain View Club offers a little bit of everything for everyone, from fine dining and social clubs, to being a place to hang out with friends or family for games or special events.Marco Boyd, club manager, said that club members enjoy many benefits in the way of everyday treats, from the dining hall and pubs, to special events held every
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2006
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