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Edith Wegner will lead Team Kirtland in its violence prevention efforts. As the base's new violence prevention integrator, she will work with the base helping agencies that typically see the results of violence, developing strategies to address various challenges. Kirtland welcomes new violence prevention integrator
In support of the Air Force’s Violence Prevention Program, Kirtland has hired its first violence prevention integrator. Edith Wegner, who has 20 years of civil service experience, will lead Team Kirtland in its violence prevention efforts. Her position falls under the Comprehensive Airman Fitness umbrella.
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2018
Students from the USAF Pararescue School load patients for aeromedical evacuation during a mass casualty exercise at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 6. The exercise, part of a sequence of full mission profiles Pararescuemen and Combat Rescue Officer students must face before graduation, included more than 100 Airmen and Soldiers. Members of the 3-501st Air Assault Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, provided the air component with UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters. Pararescue students put through final paces in joint exercises with Army
The cadre at the USAF Pararescue School here employed a dynamic exercise regimen and the 3-501st Air Assault Brigade, an Army unit from Fort Bliss, Texas, to create the fog of war for students Jan. 4-13.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Base tax center to open Feb. 1
The Kirtland AFB Tax Center will be open Feb. 1 to April 13 to provide free tax-filing services to eligible customers.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Guereque, 58th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeymen, adjusts the visor on a helmet for a visitor from the Presbyterian and University of New Mexico children's hospital at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 21. 58th SOW hosts children from local hospital
A cool breeze swept through the air on the flight line, but the cold weather wouldn’t match the warmth of laughter and smiles that filled area. Pairs of feet marched across the chilled pavement at a fast rate, moving to and from different aircraft to see what could be done next. These weren’t maintainers or pilots doing pre- and post-flight checks, but kids experiencing life as a 58th Special Operations Wing Airmen.
0 12/22
2017
Members of the community are served a full holiday meal at the annual Operation Holiday Cheer event on Dec. 20 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. This event is hosted by the Kirtland Fire Department for underprivileged families. Children get to visit with Santa leave with a gift. KAFB firefighters spread holiday cheer
The Kirtland Fire Department hosted Operation Holiday Cheer on Dec. 20 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. This annual event provides a full holiday meal to underprivileged families from local communities. In addition, children visit with Santa, who sends them home with a gift donated by caring folks from the base and around the city.
0 12/21
2017
Maj. Cindy Callisto, 377 Medical Group nurse practitioner, accepts the award for Top Air Force Nurse. Kirtland boasts top nurse in Air Force
Kirtland Air Force Base is now home to the Air Forces’s top nurse. Maj. Cindy Callisto, a nurse practitioner at the 377th Medical Group, was named the 2017 Top Nurse in the United States Air Force.
0 12/21
2017
Three-year-old Ruby Mills greets Santa during Saturday morning’s Hearts Apart Kids’ Holiday Party held at the Mountain View Club. More than 100 people attended this year’s event, including Col. Richard W. Gibbs, 377th Air Base Wing commander. Holidays without loved ones
Christmas is a time when family gathers to celebrate, but for many Kirtland families someone is missing the festivities. The Mills family will celebrate their Christmas with a casino-made meal, while father Tech. Sgt. Timothy Mills is more than 6,000 miles away from home. Mills left in May for a one-year deployment to Osan Air Base in South Korea.
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2017
Tech. Sgt. Andrew Blackmon, 430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, poses for a photo Nov. 28, 2017 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Kirtland Airman provides survival support for pilots
The 430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron operating out of Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan is the only unit in the U.S. Air Force that operates the E-11A with the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload.Keeping the pilot safe while supporting missions in the area of responsibility is Tech. Sgt. Andrew Blackmon, 430th EECS aircrew
0 12/19
2017
Left to right, 2nd Lt. Zoe Casteel, Air Force Research Lab space systems engineer, Tech. Sgt. David Krause, 58th Maintenance Squadron CV-22 “osprey” crew chief, and 1st Lt. Eddie Hilburn, Air Force Research Lab optical physicist, chalk their hands before climbing obstacles. Kirtland Airmen place in Ultimate Ninja competition
Three members of Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., participated in the Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association area qualifier adult competition, in Albuquerque, N.M., Dec. 9. 1st Lt. Eddie Hilburn, Air Force Research Lab optical physicist, 2nd Lt. Zoe Casteel, Air Force Research Lab space systems engineer, and Tech. Sgt. David Krause, 58th Maintenance Squadron CV-22 “Osprey” crew chief, all placed in the competition.
0 12/19
2017
Team Kirtland aids the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Team Kirtland aids the Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Team Kirtland aided the game ceremonies in a big way at the 2017 Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Base Honor Guard and a joint service color guard from New Mexico perform during the opening ceremonies of the game, while the 58th Special Operations Wing provided the flyover. Players from Marshall University donated tickets to Team
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2017
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