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KAFB Veteran & Retiree Life in Photos

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A graphic explaining New Mexico House Bill-30 Expedited Licensure for Military Families and the services provided by the Airman & Family Readiness Flight. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Kiana Pearson)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dieon J. Lugo, 377th Force Support Squadron customer service technician, front, and Airman 1st Class Ian C. Alejandro, 377th Force Support Squadron force management technician, back, participated in a Team Kirtland event at Eubank Gate on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 11, 2020. More than 40 Team Kirtland members volunteered in shifts at gate entrances to show their support for Veterans Day and the Don’t Dive Up Movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ian C. Alejandro, 377th Force Support Squadron force management technician, holds up a sign of support at Eubank Gate on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 11, 2020. In support of Veterans Day and the Don’t Give Up Movement, Team Kirtland members worked in shifts at the gate entrances to motivate and spread encouragement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Luke J. Hopgood, 377th Force Support Squadron career development journeyman, left, and Airman 1st Class David L. Mitchell, 377th Force Support Squadron customer service technician, right, hold up signs of support at Eubank Gate on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 11, 2020. Team Kirtland members worked in shifts to hold up signs at gate entrances on Veteran’s Day for the Don’t Give Up Movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)
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U.S. Air Force Col. David S. Miller, 377th Air Base Wing commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert W. Stamper, 377th ABW command chief, right, hand out poppies and flags at Eubank Gate on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 11, 2020. Team Kirtland members came together to hand out more than 200 poppies and American flags at entrance gates to show their support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert W. Stamper, 377th Air Base Wing command chief, hands out poppies and flags at Eubank Gate on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 11, 2020. More than 200 poppies and American flags were handed out for Veterans Day as a way to show support and honor to those who have served. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)
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Charlie Castillo, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, describes to U.S. Air Force Col. Ryan Nye, 377th Air Base Wing vice commander, details about the restoration of his vehicle entered in the Hispanic Heritage car show at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020. Team Kirtland’s Hispanic Heritage committee welcomed cars, trucks and bikes for a car show as part of the National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kiana Pearson)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Ryan Nye, 377th Air Base Wing vice commander, judged vehicles at the Team Kirtland Hispanic Heritage car show at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020. Participants competed for trophies and the Commander’s Choice award during the National Hispanic Heritage Month event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kiana Pearson)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Carlos Lucero, 58th Maintenance Squadron propulsion flight chief, poses in his car that he entered in the Hispanic Heritage car show at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020. The event was held in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kiana Pearson)
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Team Kirtland’s Hispanic Heritage committee welcome cars, trucks and bikes for a car show at Hardin Field at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020. More than 25 registered vehicles participated in the car show in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kiana Pearson)

Useful Links

DFAS/MyPay
https://mypay.dfas.mil/#/
888-DFAS411

Veterans Administration
https://www.va.gov/
800-827-1000

Medicare
https://www.medicare.gov/
800-MEDICARE

Social Security Administration
https://www.ssa.gov/
800-772-1213

Tricare
https://www.tricare.mil/
Tricare West-844-866-9378

Retiree Resources from USAF Retiree Services
https://www.retirees.af.mil/Resources/

Death Notification for a Military Retiree 
https://www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary/survivors/Retiree-death/
800-321-1080

Other Agencies to contact for a Death Notification
https://www.dfas.mil/RetiredMilitary/survivors/Retiree-Death/agencies/

Important Current Info

ID CARD APPOINTMENTS

In order to comply with office teleworking guidance for Kirtland AFB under HPCON Charlie, and to reduce the risk of COVID exposure to our customers and team, the Kirtland MPF will be setting future appointments by email or phone only. Due to system issues and limitations, DMDC/RAPIDS site is no longer being updated/monitored and we will not be taking anymore appointments through that product. If you want to set an appointment, please email 377FSS.FSPS.Workflow@us.af.mil or call (505) 853-4254 and one of our team members will get you taken care of. This org box is being actively monitored by our team, to include leadership, and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We are also maintaining a minimal in-office presence to answer calls and handle emergency situations, however for all other concerns, email will be the preferred method of contact. We will continue to provide all possible services that do not require an in-office presence remotely.

For the foreseeable future, we are only making appointments for the following:
-Passports: Official Passports only (Email MSgt Bland or TSgt Phillip Prather at phillip.prather@us.af.mil or ieisha.bland@us.af.mil
-CACs: Renewals/New hire/Initial/Lost or Stolen
-Retiree: Initial Issue/Members turning 60 or 65 
-Dependent: Initial Issue/Members turning 60 or 65/Former Spouse/Age 21 and full time student


Legal office services

Effective 6 April 2021. 
Appointments for POA/Notary services are no longer required. 

Walk Ins will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1400-1600 for the following legal services: POA and Notary

6 clients will be permitted in the legal office waiting room at a time.  All others must wait in the hallway on the distanced/taped X’s

Retiree Activities Office (RAO)

Retiree Activities Office:
505-846-1536 / 505-846-3831
DSN 246-1536
Consolidated Support Facility: 
Building 20245, Suite 146
Mailing Address: 
377 ABW/CVR   
1451 4th Street SE                               
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117

Still Serving

Welcome to the Kirtland Air Force Base Retiree Activities Office (RAO)!

This information is intended for use by military retirees of all services, their family members and/or survivors.

The RAO is an advisory function manned by volunteers and is a focal point for providing information and guidance to our customers. Our mission is to provide a continuous update of information helpful to retirees who reside in our assigned area of responsibility. 

We serve as a liaison between the retiree and active duty communities to keep you updated on matters that relate to your status as a military retiree, to provide information and services necessary or appropriate and to represent retirees at the base level.

All activities are conducted in accordance with AFI 36-3106, Retiree Activities Program.